Havana cat

  • Appearance
  • Character
  • Health
  • Life expectancy
  • Maintenance and care
  • History

Havana brown – green-eyed aristocrat with brown or purple hair, Havana and seems on the background of beautiful Palace interiors. Graceful, elegant and has excellent manners by nature, this cat is a real decoration and pride of his family.


Havana, or, as it is called, the Havana brown is an elegant, refined cat of medium size, weighing from 2.5 to 4.5 kg.

She composed in proportion to has strong muscle and bone standard. The torso can be medium length (American type) or extended (English type), limbs long and thin, paws compact. The neck is of medium size, the head is elongated, the English – type with a pronounced transition from forehead to muzzle, without a clear border of the cheeks, the American – wedge-shaped, with a pronounced border of the cheeks and a pronounced transition from forehead to muzzle. Muzzle a square shape. Males can be saggy cheeks. Eyes large, oval, the color any shade of green. Eye color is completely formed to the first year of life, up to one year eyes can be any color. Ears large, rounded at the tips. The tail is of medium length, daugiausia to the tip.

The coat of the cat breed Havana short, dense, shiny and silky, there is an undercoat. Color can be dark brown, chocolate, purple (this color TICA recognizes, but does not recognize CFA). Because of the brown color of the breed called the “Havana brown”. Kittens are born with about a tabby pattern, which disappears by 1 year.

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Havana is the perfect home favorite. Quite tame, affectionate, curious and playful, appreciates the care and comfort.

Possessing excellent manners by nature, Havana is a true aristocrat in the world of cats. On it and I want to enjoy, and most harmoniously she looked at the beautiful interiors.

Sociable and peace-loving with the owner and family, chocolate beauty is wary of strangers. The best qualities of the breed appear in the friendly, comfortable atmosphere where the pet feels an integral part of the family. Havana is strongly tied to the owner and is very appreciative of its good location.

Cat breed Havana easily find a common language with young children and other Pets. This is a wonderful nanny and friends who like to have fun games, but at the same time neat and unobtrusive. They love to talk, but quietly and gently. Gently purring, meowing and sniffing, cat childish to openly Express their emotions. Them so interesting to watch!

And cats Havana have one of the legs, and you would be surprised that wording! Havana loves to touch foot interesting items and, of course, beloved master. Don’t be surprised if the pet will Wake you up in the morning, touch the feet! Some even eat with paws: dip the paw in a bowl of food and lick it with her food. That’s manners!

Havana is recommended to have in a large family, so she rarely was alone. Sociable and sensitive, Havana hard to tolerate the loneliness and feelings can be very sick.

Your attention and care she is a sensitive cat will respond to the boundless love and deep devotion.


At Havana there is a tendency for dental diseases, but with proper care, it rarely hurts.

The owner should provide Havana proper nutrition and care, to organize active and interesting leisure, in a timely manner to treat the cat from parasites, vaccination and to attend medical examinations at the veterinary specialist.

Then a healthy and beautiful pet will delight you for years to come.

Life expectancy

The average life expectancy of Havana 15 years.

Maintenance and care

Unpretentious and neat by nature, Havana doesn’t require any specific care. Special attention should be paid only to the state of the mouth, as this breed is prone to dental diseases. It is advisable to regularly clean pet’s teeth with special toothpaste and brushes, but this procedure is unlikely to appeal to any cat in the world. Instead of toothpaste and brushes, it is better to give your pet special dental toys, clear plaque. But the most important is proper feeding. Quality dry food paired with dental toys will help to support dental health cats.

If you notice cats have a strong dental plaque, dental calculus, inflammation and bleeding gums, and bad breath – as soon as possible, please refer to a veterinary specialist. Dental problems it is better to stop earlier rather than later for the health of cats, and for the purse of the owner.

The rest of the care standard. Her short hair enough to brush just 1 time a week. As needed do not forget to clean the ears and claws shorten. Bathe your cat if she walks on the street, it is recommended 1 time per 3-6 months. But if the catwalks, baths will be needed on a monthly basis, depending on the speed of pollution.


For washing pick up only specialized shampoos for cats that fit the type of wool of your pet. Inappropriate means provoke skin problems, hair loss and deterioration of the color. Cats with poor health not to bathe!

To a sociable cat, you often play with her and buy some toys for independent games. From time to time toys should be alternated so they are not a bored cat.

Regularly check the cleanliness of the bowls, refresh food and water. The tray must always be clean, otherwise neat aristocrats will start to look for what place more cozy.

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This breed of cat exotic name. Not knowing its history, can be suspected of Havana Cuban blood.

But we already wrote that Havana of the aristocratic breed, and that her birthplace – the United Kingdom.

The breed is an interesting, discontinuous history. It is believed that the first representatives of the breed were quite popular in England in the early 19th century, but for unknown reasons, the breed’s development was interrupted. Next time about the aristocratic green-eyed beauty is remembered only in the mid-20th century.

Breeding of a new old breed became engaged Baroness Miranda von Uhlmann. To get a cat of Oriental type with plain brown hair and green eyes, she folded her black Siamese and European cats. The result of breeding work has attracted the attention of other breeders and gave rise to a new branch of development was almost lost earlier breed.

Cat breed Havana was officially recognized in 1971. Today, these cats are the most popular in its homeland and in the United States.

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