The Tonkinese Cat Breed Facts and Personality

History of Tonkinese Cats

The Tonkinese Cat was developed in U.S. in the 1950s. They are a cross between a Burmese and a Siamese.

Tonkinese Cat Characteristics

Physical Appearance

Tonkinese Cat has a muscular and well-balanced body.
The Tonkinese Cat has soft and silky coat, darker color face patches, almond-shaped eyes and a beautiful long tail. These are attractive features of the Tonkinese Cat !


Tonkinese Cat body weight is same as the average of other cats.
They weigh on average between 6.6 – 11 lbs ( 3 ~ 5 kg ).

Tonkinese Personality

Tonkinese is active and playful.They are affectionate and loyal to their owners. They are also friendly, social and tend to greet strangers.

Tonkinese Cat Price

Tonkinese Cat is a rare breed, so the price of Tonkinese tends to be higher than average of other breeds. The price of a Tonkinese cat depends on qualities like marking and color. On the average, a Tonkinese cat price is between $1,800 and $2,000 ( ¥200,000 ~ ¥230,000 ). It’s more common to get a Tonkinese cat from a breeder than a pet store.

Caring for Tonkinese Cats


The Tonkinese cat is generally healthy, and doesn’t need a special diet.
To keep a good condition, it’s important to feed good quality and well-balanced food that meets all nutrition they needs.

Tips of how to deal with Tonkinese cats

Tonkinese has a lot of energy and very active. They like to play, so giving toys and/or games are good idea. Playing with your feline friend is not only good for cat’s exercise, but also makes stronger bond between you and your cat !

Living with a cat !

Living with pets makes your life happier and rewarding !
However, you have a responsibility for lifelong care for your cat. . . be a responsible owner !

Enjoy your life with a feline friend !

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