The Savannah Cat is a large sized, short coated cat breed that is said to have been originally bred in United States. The Savannah Cats are said to have quite the personality. Their owners have said that they are often intelligent and curious. There are many happy cat owners who claim to have enjoyed the company of their Savannah Cat for nearly 20 long years! If you think this cat breed could be what you are looking for, please read on to learn more about them!

Body Characteristics

The Savannah Cat is considered to be a large sized cat breed and is often described as tall, long, and narrow. Future cat owners that are searching for a large sized cat breed will be very pleased with this cat as it often weighs within 15 lbs to 30 lbs. The fur (or lack-there-of) of the Savannah Cat is often described as light, short, and tough. This is because this Savannah Cat breed has a strong bloodline! People looking to purchase a Savannah Cat will find that these cats are available in colors like brown-spotted tabby, silver-spotted tabby, and black. Some of the more rare colors are exotic among cat breeds. The Savannah Cat breed has a long length tail. This is due to its origins and the genetics that were thought out when the cat was originally bred. The Savannah Cat breed has a reputation for having small sized eyes which lead them to be more attractive than other feline breeds.


When entering a new living space, the Savannah Cat adjusts in no time at all. It is excited to explore its new environment and make it its home! New human visitors and friends get the Savannah Cat very excited. It loves to meet new people and treat them like friends. The Savannah Cat really enjoys interacting with its owners. Owners of this cat should expect to spend time with it almost daily! Bringing the Savannah Cat to a home with children will bring the animal great joy. This cat loves children and their playful actions! The Savannah Cat loves to be around dogs! So much so, that it could be said that the cat sees the dogs as family! This cat breed lives to love. Owners can expect their Savannah Cat to show a lot of affection towards them. Savannah Cats are extremely playful. Owners can expect this cat to be ready to play at almost any moment in the day. The Savannah Cat is a high energy cat breed that loves to run around and have fun. Owners have been successful in training this cat because the Savannah Cat is a very intelligent breed!


Like many other cats, the Savannah Cat breed does a good job at taking care of its body. Owners will be involved with the grooming of this cat only once or twice a year. The Savannah Cat breed sheds lightly. Extra cleaning will not be required, as the shedding will not be noticed if the owner already cleans their home regularly. This cat breed may have some health problems, but it is rare that they occur. While many cat breeds do have some mild health issues, common ones for the Savannah Cat breed are Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. The Savannah Cat breed may cause a reaction in those who have cat allergies. Owning a cat is a financial responsibility. Owners can expect to pay between $400 and $1200 to purchase the Savannah Cat and about $1200 per year to maintain it.