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Khao Manee

The name Khao Manee translates to “white gem” in their native Thailand.

About the Khao Manee

Khao Manee cats are outgoing, extremely friendly and sociable. They are active, curious and communicative, known to be somewhat vocal at times.

Khao Manee cats are known to greet anyone who enters the house and will happily share their affection between all of the family. Their playful nature means they will happily involve themselves in games with children in the home.

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

Breed specifics

Country
Thailand
Coat
Short coat
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
10–12 years

Sociable / Active / Vocal / Playful

Key facts

  • Needs moderate grooming
  • Best suited to indoor life
  • Good with people

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