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The Bombay cats, which are very suitable for feeding in the apartment, easily get used to new environments and people.


Emerging as a hybrid of different cat breeds, the Bombay cat takes its name from Bombay, India. Bombay cats, created by different breeds of cats that hybridize to create a new feather structure, color, and pattern, do not have a long history.

Bombay cats, which started to be produced for the first time in 1950, were introduced in Kentucky by a person named Nikki Horner. After the start of the production process, Nikki Horner struggled to promote the Bombay cat for a long time, and in 1978, when the cat communities managed to get approval, the Bombay cats were recognized as an official breed.

Sizes – Weight

Bombay cats are known as an average-sized cat breed. These cats, whose weights range from 2.5 kilograms to 5 kilograms, do not reach very high weights.


Thanks to their active and active lifestyle, Bombay cats can easily adapt to different people and a different environment. Since it is a calm cat as a structure, it can easily live in apartments. Bombay cats, which have a full house cat character, are a good option for people who work and stay away from home for a long time during the day.

This cat breed, who enjoys warm environments, will find the hottest spot of the house in a short time. Bombay cats, who love to walk around the heating system in the winter, prefer to go under the sheets while sleeping and spend time in a warm place.

Even though Bombay cats are a clever breed, they’re not very good at trainability. Although he likes interactive games, he can have difficulties when he needs to learn a certain pattern. For Bombay cats, sleeping in front of a heater is a much better choice than playing games.


Caring for Bombay cats is very easy. Combing once a week will suffice for its feathers. This cat breed, which does not need to bathe under normal conditions, needs mating when they are 6 – 9 months old. In Bombay cats, which are more sensitive to mating than other breeds, it is useful to be prepared for this period.

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