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The Singapura is one of the smallest and freshest cat breeds. It is an active, short-haired and sociable cat.


The breed originates from Southeast Asia, in the Singapore area. The breed was declared a national treasure in Singapore in 1991, when it got its official name Kucinta, or love cat. Breeding work has been done in America since the 1970s. In FIFe, the breed was accepted per October 2014.


The Singapura is a small to medium sized cat. The weight varies between about 2 and 3.5 kilos. Males are clearly larger than females. Singapura’s eyes are large, oval and in a slightly slanted position compared to the ears. The fur is of fine quality, silky, very short and hugs the body. Sepia is the only color allowed.


Singapuras are captivating personalities, very playful and lively. They enjoy the company of people, watching the events of the home from your shoulder or lap, some even fit in the sleeve of a sweater.

Breed Standard
Last modification of the Standard: 2014