The Arabian Mau is a medium size natural cat breed that originated from the Arabian peninsula region. It is also known as an alley cat and typically weighs 9 - 16 pounds for a male, 8 - 14 pounds for a female. This cat breed has a short-length coat that has very little to no shedding and require occasional grooming to keep it in good condition.
Common Health Conditions
- Arthritis most often occurs in senior cats but cat occur at a young age, it is accompanied by decreased flexibility, stiff and painful joint movements, lethargy and spinal issues.
- FeLV is a disease contracted by cats which suppresses their immune system and can often lead to other conditions such as feline lymphoma and anemia. Although it is one of the leading causes of death for cats over 70 percent of cats are able to maintain a quality of life with the virus
- Hotspots are a common health concern for cats and are typically associated with seasonal allergies or food allergies. Hot spots are red flaky, dry and itchy spots which will often cause a loss in the hair on your cat.