The Persian is probably the most well-known cat with a flat face. However, it is not the only one. Here you can find a list of other cat breeds with a short muzzle.

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Persian

Origin: Iranian plateau (Persia)
Colors: Any
Size: Medium to large
Coat Type(s): Longhair
Grooming: Daily
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: Low
Attention Requirement: High
Overall: Easy to handle

Breed video: Persian - perfect family cat

Photo by Mark Duff

Exotic Shorthair

Origin: United States
Colors: Any colour
Size: Medium to large
Coat Type(s): Shorthair
Grooming: Twice a week
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: Low
Attention Requirement: High
Overall: Easy to handle

Exotic Shorthairs, as well as Persians, have a calm temperament but they are slightly more active than their ancestor.

Breed video: Exotic cat


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Himalayan Cat

Origin: North America and Britain
Colors: White or beige with the colorpoint pattern
Size: Medium to large
Coat Type(s): Longhair
Grooming: Daily
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: Low
Attention Requirement: High
Overall: Easy to handle

Himalayans are very affectionate cats whose choice will be to cuddle up to you rather than to run around your house breaking vases and other memorable knick-knacks.

Breed video: Himalayan cat


Photo by Tscherno

British Shorthair

Origin: Great Britain
Colors: Variety
Size: Medium to large
Coat Type(s): Shorthair
Grooming: Weekly
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: Low
Attention Requirement: Low
Overall: Easy to handle

Breed video: British Shorthair


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British Longhair

Origin: Great Britain
Colors: Variety
Size: Medium to large
Coat Type(s): Longhair
Grooming: Daily
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: Low
Attention Requirement: Low
Overall: Easy to handle

British Longhair cats have the same physical characteristics as British Shorthairs. The only difference is in the the length of their fur.


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Scottish Fold

Origin: Scotland

Colours: Any colour except colourpoint
Size: Medium to large
Coat Type(s): Shorthair and longhair
Grooming: Weekly
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: Low
Attention Requirement: Low
Overall: Easy to handle

Breed Video: Scottish Fold


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Selkirk Rex

Origin: USA
Colors: Any
Size: Medium to large
Coat Type(s): Shorthair and longhair, curly haired
Grooming: Weekly
Talkativeness: Average
Activity Level: Low
Attention Requirement: Average
Overall: Easy to handle


Photo by © swamphooks

Bombay cat

Origin: USA
Colors:
Black
Size: Medium
Coat Type(s): Shorthair
Grooming: Little
Talkativeness: Vocal
Activity Level: High
Attention Requirement: High
Overall: Moderately docile



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