The Burmese
<ul><ul><li>“ This together with a rounded head, expressive eyes and a sweet expression presents a totally distinctive cat...
The ultimate Burmese
The Burmese Standard <ul><li>Rounded head without flat planes </li></ul><ul><li>short, well developed muzzle </li></ul><ul...
The Burmese Point Score <ul><li>Head, Ears, Eyes 30 points </li></ul><ul><li>Body 30 points </li></ul><ul><li>Color 30 poi...
Head, Ears, Eyes
The Burmese head should be “rounded without flat planes whether viewed from the front or side.” Rounded head shape Flat pl...
The Burmese muzzle should be broad, short  and well developed . Muzzle - too narrow, detracting from round contours of hea...
The Burmese profile should have a visible nose break with a short muzzle, rounded chin and proper bite. Correct profiles
Incorrect Burmese Profiles Muzzle is broad, but too long and   without nose break Not enough of a nose break, weak chin
The Burmese ears should be medium size, set well apart tilting slightly forward. Correct ear set Ears too large
Incorrect ear set and size Ears too tall, too high Ears too scooped outwards
The Burmese eyes should be large, set far apart, with a rounded aperture. Correct eye size, shape and color
“ The ideal Burmese is a cat of medium size with substantial bone structure, good muscular development and surprising weig...
A Burmese should have a compact appearance with a level back...
And a rounded chest
Incorrect body Too long Legs too tall
Sable - “a rich, warm, sable brown”
Champagne should be a warm honey beige Paw pads - warm pinkish tan Nose leather - light warm brown Correct champagne color...
Incorrect Champagne color Uneven and blotchy color Heavy point color is undesirable
Blue should be a medium blue with fawn undertones Paw pads  - from slate gray to warm pinkish blue Nose leather - slate gr...
Incorrect Blue colors “ PLUE”--Actual color is too unclear - are these cats platinum or blue?
Platinum - a pale silvery gray with fawn undertones Paw pads and nose leather - lavender-pink Correct platinum color
Incorrect platinum colors Color is too dark Color is too white, no fawn
Coat -  fine, glossy short lying
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Burmese(cfa) 2003

  1. 1. The Burmese
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>“ This together with a rounded head, expressive eyes and a sweet expression presents a totally distinctive cat which is comparable to no other breed.” </li></ul></ul>A Burmese should be unique in its appearance and should be clearly distinguishable from other breeds based on its type.
  3. 3. The ultimate Burmese
  4. 4. The Burmese Standard <ul><li>Rounded head without flat planes </li></ul><ul><li>short, well developed muzzle </li></ul><ul><li>visible nose break </li></ul><ul><li>firmly rounded chin </li></ul><ul><li>medium sized ears set well apart tilting forward slightly </li></ul><ul><li>muscular in development with substantial bone structure </li></ul><ul><li>compact body with rounded chest </li></ul><ul><li>back level from shoulder to tail </li></ul><ul><li>fine, glossy, short, close lying coat </li></ul><ul><li>large, expressive, rounded eyes set far apart </li></ul><ul><li>yellow to gold color eye color </li></ul><ul><li>Distinct barring on front/rear outer legs </li></ul><ul><li>Elongated muzzle with severe narrowing </li></ul><ul><li>green eyes </li></ul><ul><li>Kinked/abnormal tail </li></ul><ul><li>Blue or crossed eyes </li></ul><ul><li>Distinct barring on torso </li></ul><ul><li>Lockets/spots </li></ul><ul><li>Malocclusion of jaw, protruding teeth </li></ul>Penalty : Disqualify: Ideal Burmese :
  5. 5. The Burmese Point Score <ul><li>Head, Ears, Eyes 30 points </li></ul><ul><li>Body 30 points </li></ul><ul><li>Color 30 points </li></ul><ul><li>Coat 10 points </li></ul><ul><li>Total 100 points </li></ul>
  6. 6. Head, Ears, Eyes
  7. 7. The Burmese head should be “rounded without flat planes whether viewed from the front or side.” Rounded head shape Flat planes on head, narrow muzzle
  8. 8. The Burmese muzzle should be broad, short and well developed . Muzzle - too narrow, detracting from round contours of head Muzzle - broad, maintaining round contours of head
  9. 9. The Burmese profile should have a visible nose break with a short muzzle, rounded chin and proper bite. Correct profiles
  10. 10. Incorrect Burmese Profiles Muzzle is broad, but too long and without nose break Not enough of a nose break, weak chin
  11. 11. The Burmese ears should be medium size, set well apart tilting slightly forward. Correct ear set Ears too large
  12. 12. Incorrect ear set and size Ears too tall, too high Ears too scooped outwards
  13. 13. The Burmese eyes should be large, set far apart, with a rounded aperture. Correct eye size, shape and color
  14. 14. “ The ideal Burmese is a cat of medium size with substantial bone structure, good muscular development and surprising weight for its size.”
  15. 15. A Burmese should have a compact appearance with a level back...
  16. 16. And a rounded chest
  17. 17. Incorrect body Too long Legs too tall
  18. 18. Sable - “a rich, warm, sable brown”
  19. 19. Champagne should be a warm honey beige Paw pads - warm pinkish tan Nose leather - light warm brown Correct champagne colors Light color with more point contrast Light color with lesser contrast
  20. 20. Incorrect Champagne color Uneven and blotchy color Heavy point color is undesirable
  21. 21. Blue should be a medium blue with fawn undertones Paw pads - from slate gray to warm pinkish blue Nose leather - slate gray Correct blue color - has fawn undertone Incorrect blue color - too dark and no fawn
  22. 22. Incorrect Blue colors “ PLUE”--Actual color is too unclear - are these cats platinum or blue?
  23. 23. Platinum - a pale silvery gray with fawn undertones Paw pads and nose leather - lavender-pink Correct platinum color
  24. 24. Incorrect platinum colors Color is too dark Color is too white, no fawn
  25. 25. Coat - fine, glossy short lying
  26. 26. Burmese

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