Balinese Rescue Information: A Balinese is a Siamese with a genetic mutation resulting in a luxurious, thick coat. Balinese are intelligent and loving lap cats. Balinese have very communicative facial expressions, meows, and body language. Balinese are playful, graceful house cats.
Balinese Trivia: Balinese cats are named after Balinese dancers. Balinese resulted from a genetic accident resulting in Siamese with long hair. Balinese have a single coat, rather than the double coat more common in long haired cats, which makes grooming easier. Balinese are not as vocal as Siamese Cats. Balinese are recognized as having the traditional color combinations of Siamese; Balinese of different color combinations are called Javanese.