Siamese cats are special, right? According to petMD: “This is an outgoing, social cat which relies heavily on human companionship. It is a born chatterbox, loving to communicate with those around it. However, this is not a cat to have if you’re not home often, as it gets lonely and sad fairly easily. The Siamese cat needs to be handled carefully, but when it is shown love, patience and care, it makes an ideal companion.” Unfortunately, this beautiful breed has several health problems.

The Most Common Siamese Cats Health Issues

There are 8 most common health problems with Siamese cat breed:

  • Vestibular Disease
  • Gastrointestinal and neoplastic problems
  • Kinked tail
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Heart problems
  • Urinary tract disease
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Crossed eyes

Don’t be scared! Siamese cats are considered as one of the healthiest cat breeds among others. The average lifespan is about 20 years which is longer than an average cat.