The Siamese cat breed is an Asian cat breed that has lots of history. It became a popular cat breed in the U.S and Europe during the nineteenth century. The Wichienmaat (Siamese cat) was first noticed in very old manuscripts, called the Cat Book Poems during 1351- 1767 AD.
The very first Siamese were medium-sized and long. They were also muscular, graceful, athletic and sleek. The Siamese were a spectacular breed. By the 1950’s and 1960’s, Siamese cat judges wanted a slenderer look, and a longer more refined Siamese cat breed resulted. The more refined Siamese also had a narrower head, long, thin tail, and slender legs. Today, the International Cat Association, (TICA) and the World Cat Federation(WCF) accepts breeds that are less refined.
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