Known for their distinctive coats and blue eyes, traditional Siamese are the original breed from Thailand.
Applehead Siamese have a wider, rounder head and sturdier build compared to modern show cats.
The modern show cut Siamese has a thinner, triangular head shape and a lean, flexible body type.
Colorpoint Siamese exhibit lighter coat colors on their body compared to traditional seal point Siamese.
Tabby Siamese feature the signature M-shaped tabby stripes on their face, legs and tail mixed with point coloring.
A dilution gene causes a faded, grayish light brown coloring in lilac point Siamese cats.
The blue gene results in a cool toned, pale gray coat with bluish paws, tail, ears and nose in Blue Siamese.