Asked by: Maurine El Hayani
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How much should I feed my Bombay cat?

Last Updated: 1st March, 2020

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The average cat prefers to eat about10-15times a day, just a few nibbles at a time. Thismethod,free-feeding, works well for most cats, butboredommay increase the number of trips your cat makes tothe foodbowl.

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Also asked, how much does a Bombay cat cost?

The average price of a Bombay cattypicallyranges from around $500 to $700. Sometimes, it can goeven higher.The price for a Bombay cat increases ifyou areinterested in a show cat, with this cat-egoryoffelines commanding prices in the range of $2,000. Butthecost of a cat isn't just theinitialoutlay.

One may also ask, how long do Bombay cats grow? The breed develops slowly and males may not reachfullsize and musculature until they are 2 years old.

Moreover, is a Bombay cat rare?

American cats have gold, orange orcopper-coloredeyes, while British cats can have golden orgreen eyes.Bombay cats are fun loving, outgoing, playful,and gentle.Excessive tearing of the eyes. Rare breathingproblems(because their snout is on the shorter side)

Do Bombay cats like to cuddle?

Bombay cats get along well with kids, as wellaswith other cats and with dogs, though theBombaytends to be dominant. You'll often find yourBombay catrubbing around your ankles or cuddled inyour lap. Anadaptable cat, it's happy indoors, but itneedscompany.

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Malva Abderrahim

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How long can a Bombay cat live for?

approximately 15 to 20 years

Junaid Lorenzana

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Are Bombay cats aggressive?

Bombay cats are known for theirpanther-likeappearance and their regal yet quiet demeanor. However,don'tmistake their quietness for independence. Children and theoutdoorsare not a good match for Bombay cats, as they canquicklybecome aggressive if they feel insecureorthreatened.

Alimatou Oldehoff

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What is the average lifespan of a Bombay cat?

The Average Lifespan of a Cat Breed by Breed Chart
Breed Average Lifespan (Years)
Blue Chartreux 12-15
Bombay 15-20
British Shorthair 12+
Burmese 16-18

Martos Basalo

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Are Bombay Cats talkative?

These felines can tolerate other cats, so longaseveryone knows that the Bombay is the “topcat”.The parlor panther is playful and intelligent. LikeBurmese,Bombays are talkative, but the American or BritishShorthairblood dials the talkative-ness down a notchortwo!

Pascualina Kamppeter

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Are all black cats Bombay?

The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA) recognizes22cat breeds that can come with solid black coats.TheBombay breed is exclusivelyblack.All-black fur pigmentation is slightlymore prevalentin male cats than female cats. Theirhigh melaninpigment content causes most black cats to haveyellow(golden) eyes (irises).

Vivina Heintzel

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What is the most expensive cat in the world?

The 20 Most Expensive Cat Breeds in the World
  1. The Ashera – $125,000. The most expensive of all thecatbreeds to buy is the Ashera cat.
  2. The Savannah – $25,000.
  3. The Bengal – $5000.
  4. Persian – $3000.
  5. The Peterbald – $2500.
  6. Russian Blue Cat – $1700.
  7. Scottish Fold Cats – $1500.
  8. The Sphynx – $1200.

Heping Girones

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Are bobtail cats rare?

THE AMERICAN BOBTAIL IS A RARE(ANDEXPENSIVE) BREED.
Since major cat fanciers' associationsonlyrecently accepted the American Bobtail, it's stillprettyrare.

Amani Armitage

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Do Bombay cats like to be held?

They don't like to be left alone
Contrary to their initial appearance, Bombaycatsare very dependent on their owners. They need humancompanionship aswell as attention. It's not a good idea to leaveyou Bombayin the house all alone.

Olaitz Andrio

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Do Bombay cats like to swim?

Bombay cats are dependent cats.Theylike to be around their favorite person rather thanbeingalone. Though you can leave them for some time to havefunand enjoy the water whether it's in the bathtub orsomewhereelse, it's preferred to be with them.

Dado Lovelle

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What health problems do Bombay cats have?

Health Issues Common toBombay
The Bombay is generally healthy, butsomeof the problems that affect the breedhypertrophiccardiomyopathy, excessive tearing of the eyes, and thepossibilityof breathing difficulties because of the cat'sshortmuzzle.

Augustus Prashun

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What color eyes do Bombay cats have?

The American Bombay has yellow toorangeeyes. The ideal Bombay has copper-coloredeyes-- this is one of the characteristics Horner was after whenshecreated the breed. The British Bombay cat canhaveyellow, orange or green eyes. Green eyesareconsidered a disqualification for judgingAmericanBombays.

Cai Baidjanov

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How do Bombay Cats walk?

Seek out the characteristic walk.
Bombays generally walk in a certain way. It'sakind of swishing, swaying walk. Interestingly, it mimicsthewalk of a panther, the large cat the Bombay wasbredto look like.

Conceso Urselmann

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Are Bombay cats good pets?

If you are looking for an affectionate cat,theBombay is a good choice. But if you are rarelyathome, a Bombay may suffer from the lack ofattention.Bombays are also wonderful with guests, children,anddogs.

Rajinder Llacuna

Teacher

Why are black cats so soft?

THEIR COATS CAN "RUST."
A black cat's color all boils down to ageneticquirk. If a cat has a solid black hue, but also thedominanttabby stripe gene, heavy exposure to the sun can make theeumelaninpigment in its fur break down to reveal its once-invisiblestripes(another potential cause:nutritionaldeficiency).

Zakariae

Reviewer

Where are Bombay cats from?

United States
Thailand

Zintia Grohskreutz

Reviewer

What kind of cat is a black cat with green eyes?

The Bombay breed is perfect for cat-loverswhosecretly want to own an affectionate panther.Copper-eyed,black and short-haired, this cathas the exoticappearance of a tiny, black leopard. In fact,the breedderives its name from the Indian city of Bombay, which isalsoconsidered the land of the black leopard.

Duncan Seyfrizen

Reviewer

What is the difference between a Bombay cat and a black cat?

Though Bombays are descended from Americanshorthairs,their looks are a bit different. The twocats sharethe rounded head, however Bombays' eyes are large,gold or coppercolored and round. Although about the same size andlength of theAmerican shorthair, Bombays have a sleeker appearanceand satinycoats.

Lixia Sensi

Reviewer

What human food can cats eat?

Some cats won't like to eat certain grainsorfoods, so try giving them a sample before giving them afullsnack.

Grains your cat can nibble on:
  • Cooked Corn/Polenta.
  • Couscous/Millet (Many cats like the tiny texture ofthesegrains)
  • Carrots.
  • Bread/Breadcrumbs.
  • Oatmeal (Plain oats are high in protein!)
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes.

Bryan Emperador

Supporter

Can a Bombay cat have a white spot?

American Bombays have copper or goldeneyes, andajet-black coat. Occasionally, a Bombay kitten may bebornsable colored or have a few spots of whiteonchest, ears, or, tail, because of its relation to theBurmese.Ascited above, Bombay cats love to eat. Bombay catsarenot independent.