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As mentioned earlier, Burmese cats love to play a lot, very energetic, highly sociable and demands lots of attention. Your Burmese will need plenty of daily exercises in the form of active playtime and it will want to spend a lot of time with you as well. Make sure you can give your pet lots of attention otherwise it may not be the right breed for you.

Environmental Requirements for Burmese Cats: Habitat Tips

In terms of its habitat requirements, what your cat really needs is lots of room to roam around with. It will also need plenty of stimulating and engaging toys to play with to help him work off its excess energy. Cats love to climb, so consider buying or building a cat tree for your Burmese. You can also install shelving on your walls to give your cat a place to perch, that way it can have an overview of the whole place and may feel secure. Just be careful about decorating your house with things that can be knocked over; cats are notorious for making a game of knocking things off shelves.

Your Burmese will not need a crate like a dog does, but you should provide it with a nice comfy bed. Many cat owners find that their cats do not actually sleep in their cat beds; they prefer to sleep in boxes or in other strange locations. To encourage your cat to use the bed, try sprinkling it with catnip. You may even want to keep several beds around the house in places your Burmese is likely to hang out like in a quiet room, under a window or in the living room.

Another environmental factor you need to consider for Burmese cats is the temperature. Even if these cats have a thick coat of fur to keep them warm, the ambient temperature in your house should still be normal, not too hot and not too cold either. You should also avoid exposing your Burmese to too much sunlight because it might cause skin or coat issues.

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