Khao Manee Cat Temperament and Lifespan

It's an amazing breed of cats having Thai ancient origin. And amazing it is, before all, because of its eastern beauty and unusual eyes. Another name for this breed is "Diamond Eyes". And all because its eyes have bright edging so that they look like polished diamonds.

Khao Manee is very friendly and sociable. They get along well with other animals, get along well with children. The only drawback - they cannot tolerate the loneliness. If you are away from home for a long time, this breed will not suit you. Cats are very sensitive, if they are paid little attention. Like all Thai breeds, Khao-Manee has recently appeared outside of Thailand. Although they have long been known around the world, the breed is still considered very rare. Perhaps the reason for this is its high cost. Khao-Manee is among the five most expensive cats in the world. The cats live about 10-12 years.

How Much Does a Khao Manee Cat Cost and Price Range

The price for this breed of cats varies from $500 to $1000. The cost usually depends on the breeder and the quality of the cat. If the pet quality is enough for you, then you can be lucky to find the price about $500. However, if you would like to have the show quality kitten, you should be ready to pay more. But Khao Manee is worth this money.

Khao Manee Cat Colors, Shedding, Full Size and Average Weight

The breed is necessarily short-haired cats of white color. The coat is smooth and fits snugly to the elegant body. Build is eastern, but strong and not too thin. The eyes may be blue, yellow or multi-colored (one yellow and the other blue), and in Thailand people prefer cats with eyes of different colors (it is believed that they bring happiness). The average weight is about 5-6 kg. As usual, males weigh a bit more than females.

Khao Manee Cat Breed Characteristics, Information and Facts

Cao Mani is an ancient breed of Thai descent (along with the Siamese and Korat, which also have had their origin from Thailand). The name of the breed is translated from Thai as "white gem." The first mention of the beautiful white cats can be found in the manuscript "Book of poems about cats" (1350-1767, according to some sources - the oldest book about the cats in the world). Loosely translated line from there read as follows: "The sixth cat - with snow-white hair and precious eyes brings to any home the wealth, honor, and happiness." It is said that Khao Manee were in such high esteem at home, one of the representatives of this breed participated in the coronation ceremony in 1926.

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