The Havana Brown one of the breeds tentatively identified as the 19th Century Swiss Mountain cat is a breed of cat well known and shown in England in the 1890s. Similar to the oriental shorthair full color cats also known as non-blue eyed Siamese were known to interbreed with the pointed cats of Siam. The Havanna Brown originated from Thailand. In Thailand at the time they believed that brown cats were a relinquish from evil. They were then brought to England in the 1800's.