Korat Cat Breed Profile


Among the traits of the Korat Cat is that they can be very trusting, expressive in their moods, love to play games such as fetch, loves to be active, loyal and enjoy being lap cats.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of cat is very child friendly and family friendly, tending to bond strongly with one family member while still paying attention to the other members of the family. They know how to horseplay but be gentle with children at the same time.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of this breed of cat is around 10 to 15 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of cat is around 8 to 10 lbs

Common Diseases

The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of cat include but are not limited to a rare form of neuromuscular degenerative disease called GM1 Gangliosidosis and GM2 Gangliosidosis.

Housebreaking and Shedding

This breed of cat comes litterbox trained at around 8 weeks of age. The Korat Cat does not shed, but loves to be brushed. It is best to brush this breed every other day.

Best Owner Compatibility

Can be suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has lots of love and attention to give and tons of toys to play with. This breed of cat likes to have a playmate in the form of another cat.

Where to Buy

The best places to buy this breed of cat are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Cost

The average cost for this breed of cat is around $450+ per cat. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected. They do love to horseplay and can get lost in the fun.

Noise Factor

This breed of cat loves to be vocal towards its owner. Other than that they are not noisy unless their food is late or they want attention. If you don't give them attention when they want it, cats will always find a way to let you know.

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