The name of this breed can create confusion. Quite differs from the East of long hair and the Turkish angora, and it does not descend of the cats called angoras in the nineteenth century. In fact, this breed emerged by accident. In the Decade of 1960, the English breeder Maureen Afhemyig coupled a chestnut Abyssinian and a Siamese seal dotted to create a Siamese with marked points. Their descendants inherited the cinnamon feature (chestnut called the Abyssinian), creating long-haired Oriental cinnamon, and the gene for long hair, recessive in the Abyssinian, What created this race, known as angora until the 2003.
The Eastern of long hair (Angora) is only recognized in Great Britain, Although in North America was called Eastern long-haired until there was another race with the same name. For further confusion, in Europe, this race has been called Javanese, a name used for some various hair long in North America, and at a time was also known as Mandarin.
Javanese is the name assigned to cats of long hair with Eastern type associations that belong to the FFI (International Federation feline). The name reflects its proximity with the Balinese; the Javanese and the Angora are slightly Oriental cats and is recognised in a wide range of colors and patterns.
Javanese is slender, but not extremely. Their legs are muscular, and their wedge-shaped head is not too long. Its fine, silky fur has no Undercoat and falls straight to the body. As a long-haired cat, Javanese is relatively easy to care for. His eyes, Green in all the vari dades, less blank, they are somewhat slanted, and the personality of the breed reveals a kinship with the Siamese. They are playful cats, curious and sociable, like viv with many cats and they are somewhat noisy.
Life expectancy: Superior to 15 years.