#7 If buying a baby Oriental Shorthair, you expect to get an arrogant sofa Buddha in the future, do not hope – the Asian mentality in these cats sleeps soundly.
Purebred Oriental are quite contacted and playful pets, madly in love with their own master. Eastern arrogance and aloofness are absolutely not characteristic of them.
Dog-like behavior is characteristic of Oriental Shorthairs. This means that wherever the owner goes, the "wool Yoda" will definitely be attached to the side in order to control his every step. Consider the fact that you will only dream about peace with these perpetual motion machines, jumpers, and runners. Sofas for Oriental Shorthairs are not a habitat, but a convenient springboard from which it is so convenient to "take off" onto a wardrobe, chest of drawers, or cornice. The conquest of heights, to which the cat's so selflessly surrendered, brings with it inevitable destruction in the interior, therefore, if a vase broken by a pet can seriously ruin your mood, it is better not to start an eastern market.
#8 Oriental cats are inveterate gambling addicts, and this addiction cannot be cured, so buy your pet more clockwork mice, teasers and balls – let it have fun for your own pleasure.
With age, orientals do not lose interest in games, so even older individuals happily chase candy wrappers and paper balls on the floor. Another characteristic feature of the breed is a burning curiosity. Secrets, no matter how insignificant they are, Oriental Shorthairs simply cannot stand. The contents of any closed container are subject to careful inspection, and the slammed doors to another room are generally regarded as a military secret that must be disclosed at all costs.
#9 Oriental Shorthairs are highly dependent on human attention; Oriental Shorthairs are highly dependent on human attention.
They can hardly endure loneliness, so before buying a Thai eared Eeyore, you should thoroughly think about who will stay with your pet while you are at work. As for the annoying meowing, which many owners of orientals complain about, it really does take place, so the "talkativeness" of the breed will have to be taken for granted. But the timbre of the voice of these kitties is more pleasant than that of the same Siamese.