The European Burmese’s history is quite similar to that of the Burmese known and loved in the United States. When the Burmese moved to the United States, the breeders in Europe took the breed in a different direction, resulting in two distinct breeds today. The European Burmese comes in 10 different colors. It is medium in size with expressive eyes. European Burmese cats are intelligent, affectionate and loyal, and love to live with other animals..