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Interesting Facts About Siamese Cats

-The color of the points in Siamese cats is heat related. Cool areas are darker.

-Siamese kittens are born white because of the heat inside the mother's uterus before birth. This heat keeps the kittens' hair from darkening on the points.

-Known for their somewhat loud and unusual voice.

-First Lady, Lucy Webb Hayes (wife of Rutherford Hayes) is the first person recorded in the United States to own a Siamese cat.

-They usually have blue eyes.

-They have a genetic fault which causes their eyes to cross with age.

-The average lifespan of a siamese cat is 15-20 years.

-They are not usually outdoor cats.

- Kittens are born without the dark markings and develop them throughout the first weeks of their lives.

-The cat in the original movie That Darn Cat was a Siamese.

-They are a very talkative breed that have been known to make long speeches.

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