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Egyptian Maus

  • Between Children – 7/10
  • Intelligence – 6/10
  • Mobility – 7/10
  • Maintenance Need – 4/10
  • Acting – 7/10
  • Trainability – 4/10
  • Summary – 5/10

Egyptian Mau cats, which are very important in ancient Egypt, are a race that will travel in your home with a king-size.


Thanks to its history dating back thousands of years, Egyptian Mau (Egyptian Maus) cats, known all over the world, are shown as pets of pharaohs according to some sources.

The appearance and fluff structure of these cats, which have emerged as a result of natural mutation without any human effort, is quite impressive. This species, which appeared in Egypt, spread to Europe after World War II. With its popularity in a short time, it started to be recognized in every part of the world.

One of the main reasons for the spread of Egyptian Mau cats is the gift to Russian princess Natalie Troubetskoy, who lives in Rome. After the princess received this gift, when she moved to the USA with her cat in 1956, Egyptian Mau cats began to attract attention in the USA. It was 1968 that this breed was recognized by international cat organizations. Since 1977, it has been officially recognized by every organization.

Weight – Dimensions

Egyptian Mau Cats can have weights ranging from 2.5 kilograms to 6.5 kilograms.


The average life span of this cat breed ranges from 12 to 15 years.


The most important feature that distinguishes Egyptian Mau cats from other cats is that they can express this very clearly when they are happy. Egyptian Mau cats, which meow at short intervals with a soft tone when they are happy, do this very often especially with the people they live with.

Egyptian Mau race, which has developed a strong bond to its owners in a short time, will like to attract attention and spend time with you.

Due to its athletic nature, it is very active. Egyptian Mau cats who love jumping and climbing must have a smooth and long scratching toy. Also, because these cats love water, they tend to play games with taps.


It is not recommended to wash Egyptian Mau cats. Apart from that, it is enough to comb the shed hair and comb it once a week to ensure healthy development.

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