Here you will find a list of the smallest cat breeds of the world. Please note that females of any breed tend to be smaller than males.

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Singapura

Origin: Singapore
Colors: Sepia Agouti
Size: Small

Weight (females): 5-6 lbs (2.2-2.7 kg)
Coat Type(s): Shorthair
Grooming: Little
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: High
Attention Requirement: High
Overall: Can be a handful

Photo by © Theresa Fouche

Munchkin

Origin: USA
Colors: Any
Size: Small to medium
Weight (females): 4-8 lbs (1.8-3.6 kg)
Coat Type(s): Shorthair and longhair
Grooming: Every few weeks (shorthair); twice a week (longhair)
Talkativeness: Average
Activity Level: Average
Attention Requirement: Average
Overall: Moderately docile


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Skookum

Origin: USA
Colors:
Any
Size:
Small to medium
Weight (females): 4-8 lbs (1.8-3.6 kg)
Coat Type(s):
Shorthair, longhair; curly haired
Grooming:
Little (shorthair); every week (longhair)
Talkativeness:
Quiet
Activity Level:
Average
Attention Requirement:
Average
Overall:
Easy to handle



Female curly long-legged odd-eyed Lambkin kitten.

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Lambkin Dwarf

Origin: United States
Colors: Any
Size: Small
Weight (females): 4-8 lbs (1.8-3.6 kg)
Coat Type(s): Longhair, curly
Grooming: Weekly
Talkativeness: Average
Activity Level: Average
Attention Requirement: Average
Overall: Moderately docile



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Cornish Rex

Origin: Great Britain
Colors: Any
Size: Small to medium
Weight (females): 5-7 lbs (2.3-3.2 kg)
Coat Type(s): Shorthair, curly-haired
Grooming: Little
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: Very high
Attention Requirement: High
Overall: Can be a handful

Breed video: Cornish Rex



Photo by © Sandie J

Devon Rex

Origin: Great Britain
Colors: All
Size: Small to medium
Weight (females): 5-8 lbs (2.3-3.6 kg)
Coat Type(s): Shorthair, curly haired
Grooming: Little
Talkativeness: Quiet
Activity Level: High
Attention Requirement: High
Overall: Moderately docile



Photo by © Howard Chen

Japanese Bobtail

Origin: Japan
Colors:
Any
Size: Medium
Weight (females): 5-7 lbs (2.3-3.2 kg)
Coat Type(s): Longhair and shorthair
Grooming: Every few weeks (shorthair); twice a week (longhair)
Talkativeness: Vocal
Activity Level: High
Attention Requirement: High
Overall: Moderately docile



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