Title: Siamese cat
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience the interesting facts about Siamese cat.
Central Idea: These facts include the Siamese cat’s history, standard, personality, and their roles in human’s life.
1. The Siamese cat originated from Siam (now Thailand) and it is fairly well established that the cats were originally owned only by the king and the royal family in Siam.
2. There are two types of Siamese cat: Traditional Siamese cat and Modern Siamese cat, but both have similar coat pattern.
3. Siamese cat has a marvelous personality: intelligent, fastidious, entertaining, loyal, compassionate, coy, capricious and amusing.
I am glad to be here today to share with you some interesting facts about Siamese cat. Before I go into detail about this, I would like to share with you my own experience. I myself own a Siamese cat and I named it Miaw Miaw. He is a lovely and the most intelligent cat that I ever owned. Here is the picture of him, my Miaw Miaw. Cute, isn’t he? Unfortunately, not much local people, Chinese especially, know well about this cat breed. People tend to know more about Persian and other longhair cat breeds rather than Siamese.
Well, the Siamese cat is originated from Thailand, formerly known as Siam. These cats were held in such high esteem in their native country that no one except the king and members of the royal family were permitted to own them. According to an ancient book, Cat Book Poems, which is now on display in the Thai National Library in Bangkok, Siamese is described as having black feet, tail, face and ears. Further, this cat is said to have red eyes. The blue eyes of the Siamese cat reflect a reddish glow, blood colored, when the wide-open pupil is met with a flash bulb or light in the dark.
The written records also reveal that Siamese cats were venerated as guardians of the temples in Siam. When a person of high rank like the king or the royal... [continues]
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