Balinese and Oriental longhair belong under the main group of cats called Oriental cats. In the group of oriental cats are Siamese, Oriental Shorthair and both short- and long-haired seycheilios. Despite the vast differences in colors, patterns and fur lengths, are all the variants genetically the same breed.
Oriental cats are characterized by being great personalities in a elegant medium body size. They are affectionate, demanding, active, curious, intelligent, and is in many ways very CAT. It requires active decision to acquire an Oriental, and therefore I can highly recommend future oriental owner to experience the race 'live' and read more at the links below:

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