Birmans cats Murrumbateman NSW

 

 

 

Maisondechat cattery breeds birman cats in a healthy environment in the regional village of Murrumbateman half an hour from the city of Canberra. We are a registered cattery, member 125734 with the NSW Cat Fanciers Association. To enquire about kittens please email Derina at enterpri@bigpond.com.au 

 

 

 

 

MaisondeChat cats continue their success in the show ring. 


 

January 2017 has started well. We are pleased to announce that our lilac tortie girl Maisondechat Autumn Mist won the 2016 CCI Associate Member award for best kitten in 2016. 

At Canberra Royal 2016, we were very happy to get a 1st and a 2nd in the top five kittens of the show across all breeds. Top winner MaisondeChat Autumn Mist has joined the cattery program. Her big ruffle and stunning eye colour and nature will be sought after. She is a blue tortie by our 8kg lilac stud boy MaisondeChat Winter Snow.


 

At the major Champion all breeds Show in Canberra in May 2015, which attracts competitors from NSW, VIC, QLD and ACT, our new stud girl Mayatiki Princess Samira went top birman kitten consistently under international judges. Samira will bring wonderful new lines into our breeding program. Thanks to Lorraine Stevens in Tasmania for this friendly smart girl who is a natural show-off in the show ring. Samira was awarded 3rd in the Capital Cats Long Hair Group, Associate Members Kitten of the Year in 2015.


 

 

At Canberra Royal in February 2014, MaisondeChat Olivier a blue girl, went top five in all rounds against Persians and Orientals. Her seal point daughter Tilley-Rose has been retained and will have her first litter in February 2016. 


 

In June 2013 MaisondeChat Teddi won Supreme Exhibit out of all breeds at the winter long-haired show in Canberra and went on to win Associate Members Kitten of the Year in the Canberra region for 2013. This stunning blue boy is now a stud boy producing friendly kittens winning in NSW and QLD in 2014-15. His latest litter for our stud is due February 2016.


 

The successful lilac boy MaisondeChat Winter Snow has a gene pool from Argentina and New Zealand and UK, and will help us to widen our Australian breeding base into the future. He is proving to be a wonderful stud boy, producing caramel lilac and traditional lilac colouring in his kittens with proper big Birman ruffles, slightly larger coats and proper deep-lilac eye colour.

 

Please email us to see photos of our latest arrivals.  

 

enterpri@bigpond.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brilliant blue eyes

The Birman is a creamy semi-longhaired cat with a contrasting colour on the face, ears, legs and tail. A striking feature of the cat is their brilliant sapphire blue eyes and dark mask. The feet are coloured white, giving the appearance of 'socks' on the feet.

The original Birman's coloured points were a very dark brown, known as seal. They now come in a large variety of colour points, including blue, red, cream, chocolate, lilac, tabby and tortoiseshell.

 

sapphire eyes

sapphire eyes

MaisondeChat Gwinevere

MaisondeChat Gwinevere

Beautiful coat

When I purchased my first birman, I was stunned by the bright blue eyes and pleased with the knot-free semi-long haired coat in smokey cream. However, the temperament was amazing!  

Our boy fitted in very quickly, happy to pounce on cars as they whizzed along the race track or to play in the indoor cubby house. Reclining near the computer keyboard was another favourite spot.

Sarika Fancy Girl

Sarika Fancy Girl

Bindura Flame

Bindura Flame

Samira in show ring 7 months

Samira in show ring 7 months


Colours

The Birman is a most attractive cat, exceptional to look at and very photogenic. Over the last five years several new colours have become available in this breed. The red, torti (tortoise-shell) and tabby points are new and the lilac remains rare. Birman colours include Seal, Blue, Lilac, Red, Cream, Chocolate, Seal Torti (female only breed), Seal Tortie Tabby, Blue Tabby, Seal Tabby.

 

Temperament

Birmans are known for a cool but affectionate personality. They often appear docile and casual, and spend a lot of time lazing around the house. They form a bond with their owner and are not particularly vocal but will make their presence felt if they want attention.