Other names : Ceylan Cat, Sri Lankan Cat

Photo: adult cat of Ceylon breed
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Life expectancy

The Ceylon has a life expectancy of between 14 and 16 years


Adult size

Female Between 10 and 12 in
Male Between 12 and 14 in

Adult weight

Female Between 7 and 11 lb
Male Between 9 and 13 lb
Coat colour
Black Red Cream Blue
Type of coat
Eye colour
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More details about the Ceylon

Ceylon: Origins and history

In 1984, the Director of the Colombo Zoo authorised Veterinary Doctor Paolo Pellegatta to return to Milan (Italy) with 6 Ceylon cats. He started a breeding programme with them. However, the breed remains quite unknown and it is extremely rare to meet a Ceylon!

Ceylon: Purchase price

We do not have enough data to set an average price for a Ceylon cat. Because of it's rarety, this cat can cost a lot of money. As well, the price will vary according to their age and sex.
It costs on average £35 / month to provide for its needs, to provide a good quality diet and to keep him in good health.

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