8 Incredible Egyptian Mau Cat Facts


The Egyptian Mau is an ancient cat breed native to Egypt, known for its impressive athleticism, intelligence, and striking beauty. An alluring breed, the Egyptian Mau is a great companion for active people. Those who own this breed enjoy its loving and loyal personality, as well as its natural inquisitiveness. Here are 10 incredible facts about the Egyptian Mau:

1. The Egyptian Mau is the oldest domesticated breed of cat. It is believed to have evolved from naturally occurring wild cats in Egypt more than 4,000 years ago.

2. The modern Egyptian Mau has an elegant and striking spotted tabby coat that may come in three colors: silver, bronze, and smoke.

3. The Egyptian Mau is an incredibly athletic breed of cat, capable of running up to 30 mph and jumping up to seven feet in the air.

4. The Egyptian Mau is an incredibly intelligent breed of cat, which often displays an impressive level of problem-solving skills and independent thinking.

5. Egyptian Mau cats have been known to bond very closely with their owners, and can become very loyal and affectionate.

6. Unlike other cats, the Egyptian Mau is known for not being picky about food, and will usually eat whatever is given to them.

7. Egyptian Mau cats are known for being very vocal, with some of them even able to talk in simple sentences.

8. The Egyptian Mau is one of the few breeds of cats that is capable of breeding in the wild, with no help from human owners.

9. The Egyptian Mau is highly trainable and can easily be trained to walk on a leash and even play fetch with a toy.

10. The Egyptian Mau is a very social breed of cat, and loves the company of humans and other animals. They are known to bond very closely with their owners, and can be quite protective of them.

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