Tonkinese Cats & Tonkinese Cat Breeders

Tonkinese are a medium-sized cat breed distinguished by points as with Siamese and Burmese breeds. They are lively, friendly, often talkative cats, with gregarious personalities, and can live indoors if given enough exercise. They are commonly referred to as ‘Tonks.’ As with many cat breeds, the exact history of the Tonkinese varies to some degree depending on the historian. They also have fur markings of the Siamese and the Birman cats such as the Siamese cats points on the ears, face, back, tail, and paws. They can have big dark paws, a stocky muscular build in the body, head, and paws. The coloration can be darker or lighter depending on weather.

The Tonkinese has a winsome personality, not surprising since the Burmese and Siamese are prized for their temperaments. Faithful followers say the Tonkinese has the best of both breeds. Its voice is milder in tone than the Siamese, whose distinctive meow is often likened to a duck's quack. This meow can be particularly annoying when they are trying to seek attention. The Tonkinese craves, and returns, affection and companionship. It has an unflagging enthusiasm for life and life's pleasures, and loves interactive toys such as human fingers and the tails of its cat companions. It makes every close encounter a game.

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Source: Wikipedia

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Registered Tonkinese Breeders

Aztec Burmese - Burmese & Tonkinese Breeder - Sunshine Coast, Queensland
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Aztec felines is located on the Sunshine Coast about 45 minutes north of ... read more
Clareville Cats - Thai & Tonkinese Breeder - Northern Beaches, Sydney
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Clareville Cats is a private breeder of home-reared Thai and Tonkinese cats, ... read more
El'Sprite -  Toyger and Tonkinese Cat Breeder - Oberon, NSW
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Registered & dedicated breeders of purebred Toygers. Proud member of TICA - ... read more
Emmel Tonkinese and Mandalay - Tonkinese and Mandalay Cat Breeder, QLD
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Emmel Tonkinese and Mandalay have been breeders of quality Tonkinese kittens ... read more
Jateki - Burmese & Tonkinese Cat Breeder - Queensland
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I've lived with cats all my life and loved every minute spent with them. They ... read more
Littlebell Cattery - Tonkinese, Burmese, Siamese & Orientals - Berry, NSW
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Welcome to Littlebell Cattery. We are a small cattery in the beautiful town of ... read more
Vixenpaws Tonkinese & Britishshort hairs
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Breeder of quality pedigree Tonkinese & British Shorthair Cats. Registered ... read more