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Egyptian Mau’s Physical Traits:


Random spots with the dark spots being very vivid against the base coat colour


Come in silver, bronze, smoke, or black


Have a spotted pattern


The dark ‘M’ on their forehead is often called a scarab beetle mark


Their almond 0 shaped eyes turn gooseberry green as they mature


Strong black ‘mascara lines’ run from the corners of the eye across the cheek


On silvers, a strong black line runs along the spine to the tail


The one way to tell a Mau: they have an extra flap of skin extending from the end of the ribcage to the hind limbs that allows for increased speed (like the Cheetah)


Fastest running Mau was clocked running over thirty miles an hour


Their hind legs that are longer than their front legs


They are short-haired cats, but do shed and require occasional brushing


Have few known health issues


Physical and Personality Traits

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Egyptian Mau Personality Traits


Very athletic – these are strong, physical cats


Very intelligent (you’ll notice this in play, when they don’t fall for your tricks the way other cats do)


Can be shy around strangers


Dislike loud noises and can be easily startled


Form a strong bond with the family member of their choice


Will greet you at the door when you come home


Play fetch


Engage in a lot of hunting behaviour type play


Love warmth


Get more active after they’ve eaten