Here are the top cat breeds in all over the worlds
There are many different breeds of cats, including Abyssinian, Himalayan, Maine Coon, Manx, Persian, Scottish Fold, and Siamese, to name a few. The Cat Fanciers’ Association, which is the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats, recognizes about 40 distinct breeds. The most familiar cats are the domestic shorthair and the domestic longhair, which are really mixtures of different breeds. Cat breeds differ in looks, coat length, and other characteristics but vary relatively little in size.
- Minimum color vision: Though cats aren’t entirely colorblind, most cat are only able to see blue and yellow with clarity. The ability to see red and green is extremely limited. Size: Small to medium, with males weighing 7 to 10 pounds and females weighing 6 to 8 pounds Coat: Medium Color: Ruddy, red, blue, fawn
- Facts: Mists were developed to be indoor cats," explains Tricia Bristow, chairman of the Australian Mist Cat Society. "They make wonderful pets and are suitable for families with young children, people living on their own, and the elderly and disabled. Temperament: Australian Mists are affectionate, intelligent, inquisitive, adaptable Weight: Males 7kg, Females 3kg Availability: Very rare Colours: Spotted and marbled
- Facts: The Bombay has a characteristic walk. Her body appears almost to sway when she walks. Again, this walk is reminiscent of the Indian black leopard. Temperament: Bombay are intelligent, inquisitive, adaptable Weight: Males 7kg, Females 3kg Availability: Rare Colours: Black
- Facts: The Persian has a sweet, gentle personality and is a quiet companion.The Persian has a long, flowing coat that must be groomed daily.The Persian is an old breed, but little is known of its history. Temperament: Bombay are intelligent, inquisitive, adaptable Weight: 3-4 Kgs Availability: Available Colours: silver, blue silver, red, brown, blue, cream
Abyssinian: The Abyssinian is a breed of domestic short-haired cat with a distinctive "ticked" tabby coat, in which individual hairs are banded with different colors. In nomenclature terms, they are also known as simply Abys. The breed is named for Abyssinia, where it is believed to have originated.
Facts: Some call Abys “Cats from the Blue Nile”, believing they’re the sacred cat of Egyptian Pharaohs. Others believe the breed was created in Britain by crossing silver and brown tabbies with “ticked” coats. The Somali is a longhaired Abyssinian.
Australian Mist:The Australian Mist is a breed of cat developed in Australia. It is a cross between the Abyssinian cat, the Burmese cat and Australian Tabby cat.
Bombay :The Bombay cat is a type of short-haired cat developed by breeding sable Burmese and black American Shorthair cats, to produce a cat of mostly Burmese type, but with a sleek, panther-like black coat. Bombay is the name given to black cats of the Asian group.
Persian :The Persian cat is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and short muzzle. It is also known as the "Persian Longhair" in English-speaking countries.
Norwegian Forest cat :The Norwegian Forest cat is a breed of domestic cat originating in Northern Europe. This natural breed is adapted to a very cold climate, with a top coat of glossy, long, water-shedding hair and a woolly undercoat for insulation.
Facts: The Norwegian Forest Cat is well suited to any home with people who will love him and comb his gorgeous coat once or twice a week. He does have periods of heavy shedding, during which you will need to comb him more frequently. Physically, he is adapted to harsh climates, but keep him indoors to protect him from cars, diseases spread by other cats and attacks from other animals. The Norwegian Forest Cat matures slowly. The Wegie is a sturdy cat with a large, muscular body and a thick, heavy coat suited to the harsh Scandinavian winters of his homeland. It comes in most colors and patterns, with the exception of the colorpoints seen in Siamese, and may darken or lighten seasonally. The most common pattern is tabby with white. Temperament: Bombay are intelligent, inquisitive, adaptable Weight: 4-5 Kgs Availability: Available Colours: White, black, blue, red, cream