Felis ISSN 2398-2950 Birman Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd Specification Biological data Specification Picture General information The first semi-longhair breed to get full recognition in the UK. Championship status. Livelier than a Persian Persian longhair and slightly more talkative. Needs regular grooming, but coat is less likely to mat than that of a Persian. Biological data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further Reading PublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information USA Visit the Cat Fanciers' Association website to search for details of CFA Affiliated cat clubs -www.cfa.org. UK Visit the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy website to search for details of GCCF Affiliated cat clubs - www.gccfcats.org. Birman Cat Club (UK) - www.birmancatclub.co.uk.