The Siamese cat is one of the first distinctly recognized breeds of Asian cat. Derived from the Wichianmat landrace, one of several varieties of cat native to Thailand, the Siamese became one of the most popular breeds in Europe and North America in the 19th century. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Higher classification: Cat
Did you know: Siamese cats are very intelligent and playful, even into adulthood.