The Siamese cat was imported to Britain from Siam ( Thailand ) in the second half of the Decade of 1800. According to reports, the two colors in tip and solids were imported. The gene that causes the color restricted to the points is a recessive gene, therefore, the cats of Thailand general population were largely auto (solid) of colors. When were the cats of Siam bred, accented cats were finally as Siamese the others were referred to as “blue eyes no-siamés” or foreign, short hair. Other races that were developed from the Moggies of Siam include the the Havana Brown and the Korat.
It was not until 1977 Oriental short hair was accepted for competition in the Committee on freedom of Association. In 1985, the Committee on freedom of association recognized the bicolor oriental short hair. The bicolor is one of the patterns in the East of short hair with the addition of white on the belly, the face and legs / legs.
Oriental short hair is a member of the family of the Siamese twins. Can be found in solid colours (white, red, chocolate, cream, ebony, blue, Lavender, Tan or beige), the smoke (white layer to any of the above, except for the White), shadow (only the tips of the hair), Parti-color (Red or cream splashes on any of the above), striped (mackerel / striped, marking, spotted, stains and / Classic), and the bi (any of the above, with the White). In total they are more than possible 300 combinations of color and design.
The East of short hair, like any other Siamese type, they have almond-shaped eyes and a head in the form of wedge, with large ears that fit on the head spot. Their bodies are very sleek and muscular. To see an Oriental short hair, Nobody would say that they are as solid as they are.
The version of long-haired Oriental short hair, Eastern long-haired, It only takes a couple of long hair recessive genes.
They are intelligent and social animals who have ties closely to its people. They are curious, friendly, emotional, demanding and often vocal. That depends on confidence and always if the love and care for them. Your purr may be very high when you are happy.