Siamese, Oriental, Balinese and Javanese have the same standard.
The ideal cat is svelte, elegant, with long tapering lines, supple and well muscled.
Medium size, in proportion to the body, well balanced; wedge shaped with straight lines. The wedge starts at the nose and gradually increases in width in straight lines on each side to the ears. There should be no whisker break in these two lines. The skull viewed in profile is slightly convex.
Long and straight contiuing the line from the forehead without any break.
Of medium size. The tip of the chin forms a vertical line with the tip of the nose.
Large and pointed, wide at the base.
To continue the lines of the wedge.
Medium in size, neither protuding nor recessed. Almond in shape and set slightly slanted towards the nose to be in harmony with the lines of the wedge.
Siamese/Balinese: Pure and limpid, bright intense blue. Foreign White must have vivid blue eyes.
Oriental/Javanese: Vivid, luminous green.
Long and slender.
Long and svelte, well muscled but still dainty and elegant. The shoulders are not wider than the hips.
Long and fine, in proportion to the body.
Small and oval.
Very long; thin, also at the base; tapers to a fine point.
Siamese/Oriental: Very short, fine, glossy, silky and lying close to the body.
Balinese/Javanese: Fine and silky; of medium length on the body, slightly longer at the frill and shoulders and on the tail, which forms a plume. No wolly undercoat.
Points: Mask in the face, points on ears, legs and tail. The colour on all points should be as even as possible. The mask must not extend over the entire head but is connected to the ears by tracings of colour.
Body colour: Even, slight shading on the flanks permissible but there must be a clear contrast between the points and the body colour. For colour varieties refer to table below.
Even in colour, without tabby markings or shading in non-agouti varieties. Whiskers and eye brows in harmony with the body colour. For colour varieties refer to table below.
Siamese/Balinese: Slight shading on the body harmonizing with the points' colour permissible. A deeper body colour is allowed in older cats.
Siamese/Balinese: Belly spots and spots on the flanks. White/lighter coloured hairs or ticked hairs (brindling) in the points. Bars and stripes in the points, except for Tabby Points.
Oriental/Javanese; Tabby Bars in non-agouti varieties.
Siamese/Balinese; Insufficient contrast between points and body colour.
Oriental/Javanese: Eye colour which is more yellow than green.
Siamese/Balinese: Any other eye colour than blue.
Siamese/Balinese: White patches and white toes.
Oriental/Javanese: White spots.
|General shape, nose and profile, jaws and teeth, forehead. Placement and shape of the ears.|
|Size, shape and placement of the eyes.|
|Shape, size, bone structure. Height of the legs and shape of the paws. Length and shape of the tail.|
|Siamese/Balinese: Body colour 10, Points 10, Quality and texture 10|
|Oriental/Javanese: Body colour 20, Quality and texture 10|