Egyptian Mau

It is said by admirers that the Egyptian Mau has the finest reflexes of any cat.
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About the Egyptian Mau

Egyptian Maus are playful and active cats that are highly intelligent. They are sociable cats that enjoy interacting with their owners, with whom they will form a strong bond.

Egyptian Maus generally get along very well with other animals, including dogs, and enjoy playing with toys. They are curious, but keep their distance with strangers.

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

Breed Specifics

Country: Egypt
Coat: Short
Size category: Medium
Avg life expectancy: 13-16 years
Lively / Active / Sensitive / Playful / Intelligent

Key facts

Needs little grooming
Suited to indoor and outdoor life
Can be easily startled
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