Tonkinese

  • Size

    Medium, with males weighing 8 to 12 pounds and females weighing 6 to 8 pounds
  • Coat

    Medium-short, fine, silky
  • Sheds

    Yes
  • Color

    Natural mink, champagne mink, blue mink, platinum mink, natural solid, champagne solid, blue solid, platinum solid, natural point, champagne point, blue point, platinum point
  • Vocalization

    Loud, purrs and talks in a soft voice when shown affection
  • Temperament

    Affectionate, outgoing, active

The colorful personality of the Tonkinese is one of the breed’s greatest attributes. Muscular and active, with a sense of humor, this feline enjoys playing, climbing and whizzing by at warp speed. With her warm, loving personality, the Tonk craves human attention and shouldn’t be left alone for long periods. This is a lap cat that prefers playmates, including children, other cats and cat friendly dogs.

Help Your Tonkinese Thrive

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  • Purina ONE®
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