Dog Breed Info Center(R) DBIC

Bombay Cat

Information and Pictures

Close Up - Coco the Bombay Cat laying on a carpet and looking back at the camera with a pink and green cat ball toy next to her

"Coco loves to play, especially with balls that have bells in them. In the picture with the pink and green ball she’s actually attacking the string attached to my camera."

Description

The body is supple and elongated yet robust.

Coat

TShort, close-lying and satiny.

Colors and Patterns

Coat is black. The eyes are either yellow or copper in color.

Temperament

Named for the black leopards of India, the Bombay is a medium to large, graceful, quiet, stay-at-home companion.

Height, Weight

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Health Problems

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Living Conditions

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Grooming

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Origin

United States

Outcross Breeds

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Recognition

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Lilly the black cat sitting on a carpet

Lilly the Bombay cat—"She is very sweet and greets everyone at the door."

Lilly the black Bombay cat is stalking around on a bed

Lilly the Bombay cat

Coco the Bombay cat under a table with a golden cat toy

Coco the Bombay cat

Coco the Bombay cat sitting on a table and peering over the edge

Coco the Bombay cat