The Tonkinese breed is known to be the first pedigreed cat to have aqua eye color. The Tonkinese breed are the result of crossing a Siamese with a Burmese, and displays characteristics from both breeds. The Tonkinese has the same affectionate, friendly nature, as it’s close relatives the Burmese and Siamese. They are very people orientated and make ideal family pets. They are very inquisitive and intelligent. They do like to 'talk' and will chatter happily to you and follow you around.