British Shorthair

The British Shorthair cat is a very old breed with an over 100-year history. Now it is one of the most popular cat breeds in the UK. Physical characteristics British Shorthair cats are large and sturdy; they have a cobby build with broad shoulders and...

Bengal

Bengal cats are recognizable by special "wild" markings such as large spots, rosettes, and a light or white belly. This is a relatively new exotic breed originated from crossing the Asian Leopard Cat to the domestic cat. This was an attempt to create...

Russian White, Black And Tabby

Physical characteristics The Russian White, Black and Tabby cats derived from the Russian Blue, so they basically have the same physical characteristics with the only difference in the coat colour. Temperament The Russians are gentle and affectionate...

Abyssinian

Physical characteristics The Abyssinian's body is slender, of medium length with well-developed muscles. The legs are slim and in proportion to the body, and the paws are small and oval. The Abyssinian has a fairly long tail, broad at the base and decreases...

Singapura

A tiny, warm, satin-coated heating pad. That is a Singapura in your bed. But if you do not wake up in time, your face will be patted with a soft paw, or your eyelids will be washed, or your nose will be polished. This is the way Singapuras mark you as...

American Curl

Physical Characteristics The most interesting and obvious characteristic of the American Curl cats is their curled ears, which is a natural genetic mutation. The ears curl back from the face toward the center of the back of the skull. Kittens are born...

Ocicat

Ocicats have rather a wild appearance but it doesn't mean they are as wild in heart. Quite the contrary: their character, temperament, and behaviour are very domestic. The name "Ocicat" is given for their resemblance to the Ocelot. This breed is a mixture...

Exotic Shorthair

The Exotic Shorthair cat is a shorthair version of the Persian. It was originated in Unites States by crossing between the Persian and the American Shorthair in around 1960. Exotic Shorthairs are perfect for people who like the gentle character of Persians...

Highlander

The entire look of the Highlander is very striking and can easily steal your heart. But the treats you will most probably notice first are its curled ears and its short tail. Physical characteristics The Highlander is a medium to large cat with a powerful...

Selkirk Rex

Physical characteristics The Selkirk Rex is a medium to large cat with heavy boning and a muscular body. The shoulders and hips are the same width. The legs are medium to long with large round paws. The medium length tail is well-proportioned to the...

Asian Cat

Physical characteristics Basically, the Asian cat has the same physical characteristics as the Burmilla and Bombay, but comes in a larger range of colours and patterns. Temperament Like Burmillas, Asian cats are playful, affectionate, intelligent and...

Kurilian Bobtail

Physical characteristics The Kurilian Bobtail is a medium to large cat originated from the Kuril islands (the Far East of Russia). The main feature of these cats is their unique short tail. The short, bushy tail can be shaped like a whisk, a spiral,...

Serengeti Cat

Physical characteristics The Serengeti, which is a cross between the Bengal and the Oriental Shorthair, is a medium size cat with a long lithe body yet very muscular and strong. The Serengeti has strikingly large, round tipped ears equal to length of...

Toyger

Physical characteristics A little tiger. This is what you get to think about when you see a Toyger. The Toyger is a cross between a striped Domestic Shorthair and a Standard Bengal Tabby, which resulted in a striped cat with a striking mini-tiger appearance...

Sumxu

The Sumxu is also known as the Chinese Lop-Eared Cat, Droop-eared cat, Drop-eared cat, or Hanging-Ear cat. All the names refer to its main feature - pendulous ears. Nowadays, the breed is considered extinct. It is thought that the pendulous ears were...

Sokoke

Physical characteristics The Sokoke is a medium size leggy cat with a lithe muscular body and naturally graceful appearance. The hind legs are slightly longer than the front ones. The head looks relatively small. The chin is well-defined and strong....

Siamese

The Siamese cat, as well as the Persian cat, is a very recognizable breed. They are easily identified by the typical pointed color scheme: light coloured fur with black muzzle, ears, tail, and paws. Physical characteristics Siamese cats are medium-sized...

American Bobtail

Appearing in the late 1960's, the American Bobtail cat is still considered quite a new breed. It is easily recognized by its stubby tail, which is about a third, to half the length of a normal cat's tail. This is a result of a cat body type genetic...

Aegean Cat

The Aegean is a cat breed native to Greece, originating from the Cycladic Islands. The development of this breed didn't start until the 1990's so it is one of the newest cat breeds. Therefore it is believed that it could be among the rarest although...

Cornish Rex

The Cornish Rex is relatively a new cat breed originated about 60 years ago. These cats have no guard hair (outer fur) but only undercoat (down fur). The latter is fine, silky, and curly. This makes Cornish Rexes pretty recognizable. Physical characteristics...