The Balinese is a medium size domestic cat breed that originated from United States. It is also known as Long-haired Siamese and typically weighs 5 - 10 pounds for male, 4 - 8 pounds for female. This cat breed has a medium-length coat that will have moderate shedding and require regular grooming to keep their coat in good condition.
Common Health Conditions
- Hereditary Liver Amyloidosis occurs when there is an abnormal protein deposit in the liver and tissues of the cat. This leads to disruption of the normal function of the liver and can eventually lead to the failure of the organ.
- Dilated Cardiomyopathy is a heart disease in cats where the organ fails to contract properly, has enlarged heart chambers. This results in congestive heart failure due to the inability to properly pump blood.
- Bladder stones can occur in any breed and prevent the ability to regularly or normally urinate as the urethra becomes blocked by these stones. The sizes of these stones can range from large to small bits or a mixture of both.