Tonkinese

The Tonkinese has the features of both the Burmese and the Siamese breeds. They tend to have a small face with piercing and broadly placed eyes. They have a slim tail and a slight but firm body. The Tonkinese is an agile and graceful feline!

Other Names
Formerly the Golden Siamese, Tonks
Country of Origin
America
Colour

Wide variety of colours and patterns available.

Cost
Size
Small
Health
No specific ailments
Life Span

16-20 years

Intelligence
Tonks are an intelligent and inquisitive breed who love mental stimulation. They can be taught tricks and will need something to keep them amused if they are to be left along for long periods.
Suitability (Children)
High
Feeding

Tonks are not fussy eaters and tend not to overeat.

Feeding Cost
Hair Shed
Little
Ailments
No specific ailments
Grooming Requirements
Weekly brushing
The Tonkinese cmd about because of a cross between the Siamese and the Burmese in the 1950s. Originally called the Golden Siamese, they became known as the Tonkinese in the 1960s when they started becoming a popular pet and companion.


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