Seychelles cat


Seychelles cat Seychellois

Breed characteristics

  • Adaptability: 8
  • Family Affection: 10
  • Game activity: 7
  • Intelligence: 10
  • Total health: 9
  • Hair loss: 5
  • Friendliness for children: 10
  • Dog Friendly: 9
  • Love for meow: 6


One would think that a Seychelles cat is native breed, which various travelers wrote about yet in the 19th century when visiting Seychelles. However, this is completely not so, although the appearance of these cats matches the appearance ancestors.

The fact is that the stories described in natural science journals inspired a breeder named Patricia Turner and she decided with her to recreate the aboriginal cats inhabiting the Seychelles islands. For this purpose, the breeder crossed two-color Persians with Siamese and oriental cats. Maybe someone will say that it would be much easier to sail to these very islands, and bring from there are a few individuals.

However, Patricia decided to go the other way, in a very simple reason – at the time of the creation of the breed, Aboriginal Seychelles no longer existed. Be that as it may, her undertaking brought successful fruits, and today we have a Seychelles cat, which is exactly consistent with the descriptions of naturalists.


Seychelles cat is good-natured, although this manifests itself and not with all. In particular, they like to dominate other domestic animals, though, there are often exceptions. FROM on the other hand, with your family it is incredibly affectionate and loving creatures. They need attention, but they give it to in excess, they have good intelligence and a great memory.

Seychelles cats have a graceful, muscular body of medium sizes, with slender, long legs. The muzzle is elongated, wedge-shaped, ears with respect to the size of the head are large, eyes are also large and expressive. Color reminiscent of Siamese cats, but allows light spots. average life expectancy about 15 years.


Communication with humans for Seychelles cats is all. They are literally created as companions for their masters, very socialized, have a great relationship with people, are different credulity and soft, flexible character. They are very curious, inquisitive, have a large supply of vital energy, need constant activity although they like to relax on the lap of a loved one.

Also, they like to sleep in bed with their master, and generally spend as much time with your family as possible. For cat no matter what you do now, she doesn’t fully understand of this, it is simply important for her to be with you.

They love being given attention, but they are not capricious. Do not be offended if the owner simply does not have time for this attention pay in due quantity. At the same time, keep in mind that this breed does not tolerate loneliness, and leaving them alone for a long time is not recommended. Thanks to his kindness and lack of aggression, get along well with children if they know how to behave with animals.

Seychelles cat will always be engaged in interesting active games with your child, and relaxing with adults, whether it’s watching evening TV shows, or joint walks. They can be taught to walk on a leash, however, training you need to start from a very young age.

They are obedient, but do not get along very well with other household animals. In addition, they have native blood, and therefore hunting instincts are still present. Therefore rodents or it’s better not to start birds. Unfamiliar or unfamiliar people Seychelles cat perceives normally.

Common diseases

In general, it is a healthy breed, without serious genetic diseases or abnormalities.


The pet will need to be combed out once a week, also a minimum once a week you need to clean your ears from deposits. Teeth must be cleaned every day, but you can also three times a week, claws trimmed every 10 days, but it’s better to clean your eyes daily. You need to bathe a cat alone every 2-3 months.

Breed Information

Country of origin Great Britain
Life span 13-15 years old
The size medium
Weight Males: 3.25-4.5 kg, Cats: 2.25-3.75 kg
Type of wool shorthair
Color colorpoint with white
Lifestyle outdoor / indoor
Group shorthair, for children
Price 100 – 300 $

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