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Balinese adult black and white


Balinese cats are extremely affectionate and make wonderful, entertaining and totally dominating pets.

About the Balinese

Balinese cats are very intelligent, lively and entertaining. They can be very demanding and become totally involved in their owner’s life. These cats do not like to be ignored and always have to be the centre of attention.

Balinese cats have a strong personality and are usually very vocal with loud voices. Balinese are typically active and playful, even as adults; they are high-energy cats who are always on the go.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from World Cat Congress (WCC)

Breed specifics

United States
Long coat
Size category
Avg life expectancy
18–22 years

Loyal / Loving / Sociable / Vocal / Lively / Intelligent / Active / Playful

Key facts

  • Happiest in pairs
  • Suited to indoor and outdoor life
  • Needs little grooming

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