Cat Breed Guide: Korat
Posted on July 27, 2015 under Cat Articles
By Dr. Fiona, a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
About the Korat
Points of conformation: Small to medium sized semi-cobby (compact) body with heart shaped head and a downward turned nose. Large rounded ears, medium length tail may have a kink palpable.
Coat: Single short coat that lies close and is silky in texture.
Color: Hairs are dark grey in the center and the ends are tipped with silver. (Termed silver-blue)
Grooming needs: Minimal, weekly brushing.
Origin: Thailand (then was Siam)
Behavior Traits: Gentle and affectionate
Is a Korat cat right for You?
The Korat is sensitive and can require socialization at a young age. They tend to resist being held and restrained. They form a strong bond with their owners and can be territorial. Generally good with children and affectionate.
Common Illnesses, Medical Conditions and Accidents for the Korat
According to the number of cat insurance claims Pets Best receives
|Medical Issue||Average Claim Amount|
|Oral Resorptive Lesions||$306.45|
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