Oriental Rescue Information: An Oriental is a cat breed with a Siamese body type. Orientals are graceful and elegant. Orientals are extremely people-oriented cats. Orientals thrive under human attention and want to be involved in whatever their people are doing. This breed is very intelligent and resourceful. Orientals make wonderful family companions.
Oriental Trivia: There are over 300 varieties of Orientals, each having its own color and pattern combination. Oriental Longhairs are also known as Angoras. Orientals may open cabinets or empty bags to get to something they want. There are 112 different types of Tabby Orientals. The Oriental is one of the most popular cat breeds.