Cats. Whether you love ’em or hate ’em, someone is afraid of them…there is no denying cats are cuteness animals with them around in our life is more interesting and joyful!
The following list of different cat breeds includes domestic cat breeds and domestic + wild hybrids.
- The Persian cat (Persian: گربه ایرانی,) is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and short muzzle. It is also known as the “Persian Longhair”
These peke-faced felines are also known for being affectionate nap lovers.
2. The Siberian (forest) cat is a landrace variety of domestic cat, present in Russia for centuries, and more recently developed as a formal breed. Those cats are beloved for their dog-like personalities.
3. The Ragdoll is a cat breed with a color point coat and blue eyes. They are large and muscular semi-longhair cat with a soft and silky coat. And are known to be so affectionate that they go limp in your arms, hence the name.
4. The British Shorthair is the pedigreed version of the traditional British domestic cat, with a distinctively chunky body, dense coat, and broad face.
These handsome meowers are the third most popular cat breed.
5. The Russian Blue is a cat breed that comes in colors varying from light shimmering silver to a darker, slate grey. They develop close bonds with their owners and are sought out as pets due to their personalities, beauty, and coat.
The fur is often complemented by dazzling green or yellow eyes.
6. The Bengal cat is a domesticated cat breed created from hybrids of domestic cats and the Asian leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) – the breed name comes from the taxonomic name.
This breed has a high energy level and a wild-looking coat.
7. Ashera is also a hybrid cat the African serval, the Asian leopard cat, and a domestic housecat. It is very intelligent, affectionate and loyal.
It also may be the rarest cat in the world.
8. A Savannah cat is a cross between a domestic cat and a serval, a medium-sized, large-eared wild African cat. The unusual cross became popular among breeders at the end of the 1990s.
Savannahs are commonly compared to dogs in their loyalty. They are also exceptionally intelligent.
9. The Maine Coon is the largest domesticated cat breed. It has a distinctive physical appearance and valuable hunting skills. It is one of the oldest natural breeds in North America, specifically native to the state of Maine.
10. The Scottish Fold is a breed of domestic cat with a natural dominant-gene mutation that affects cartilage throughout the body, causing the ears to “fold,” bending forward and down towards the front of the head, which gives the cat what is often described as an “owl-like” appearance.
11. The American Curl is a breed of cat characterized by its unusual ears, which curl back from the face toward the center of the back of the skull. An American Curl’s ears should be handled carefully because rough handling may damage the cartilage in the ear. The breed originated in Lakewood, California, as the result of a spontaneous mutation.
12. The American Wirehair is a breed of domestic cat originating in upstate New York. In 2003, it is ranked as the rarest of the 41 Cat Fanciers’ Association breeds, with only 22 registered, down from 39 in 2002.