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Various Egyptian Mau facts

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Egyptian Mau is very old breed of domestic cat.
As its name suggests, it originates from Egypt.
Word “Mau” is an Egyptian word for “cat”.
Egyptian Mau has M-shaped dark markings on the forehead.
Egyptian Mau has two black lines on the cheek and dark bands on the tail.
Egyptian Maus are a small to medium-sized short-haired cat breed.
Egyptian Mau has large green eyes.
Egyptian Mau can reach 2 feet in length.
Egyptian Mau can get to 6 to 14 pounds of weight.
Egyptian Mau was introduced to Europe before WWII.

egyptian mau

egyptian mau

Egyptian Mau was introduced to the USA in 1956.
Egyptian Mau gives birth to 6 kittens on average.
Egyptian Mau is sensitive to medicines and anesthesia.
Egyptian Mau has an average lifespan of 12 to 15 years.
The spots of the Egyptian Mau occur on only the tips of the hairs of its coat.
Egyptian Mau requires weekly brushing.
The Egyptian Mau is the fastest of the domestic cats.
Maus have an unusually long gestational period, about 73 days.
Egyptian Maus come in six colours.
These colours are silver, bronze, smoke, black, caramel and blue/pewter.
Maus are fond of very warm temperatures
Maus often possess very musical voices.

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