With their long, luxuriant coats, large, expressive eyes, and sweet natures, Persians are instantly recognizable, and it's not surprising that this breed is the most popular pedigree breed in the world today. Stars of stage and screen.
The Pixie-Bob Cat has very unique paws. Their paws come with extra toes. Instead of using their paws as normal cats do, they use them like fingers. These cats love water and also love to swim. They also like to be on a leash and taken for a walk.
The Ragamuffin Cat is a very mellow cat. It is large weighing up to 20 pounds (9 kilos) and often compared to a small dog. They are a strong muscular cat that can take up to five years to fully mature. They originated from Ragdoll Cat.
Gentle, loving and affectionate, the Ragdoll cat has, undeservedly, been made fun of in the media. Breeder Anne Baker claims the breed developed when her pregnant cat suffered a fractured pelvis in a car accident.
The cats probably found their way to Europe and America via nineteenth-century sailors trading from Baltic ports. They may have arrived earlier than this, traveling as "ratters" on the Viking longships. The Russian Blue was exhibited in British cat shows.
This peculiar cross breed was first created by Bengal cat breeder. A male Serval that belonged to Suzie was cross bred with a Siamese. The first cat that was created from this breeding program was called Savannah. The naming of this breed is quite obvious.
After William Ross had started the process of breeding the Scottish Fold, he brought in the British shorthairs to standardize the breed and its particular type. The early 1960s saw Pat Turner start her work on the Scottish Fold.
The Selkirk Rex is considered one of the more intelligent of the cat breeds with a healthy dose of natural feline curiosity. This means that they are both easy to train and that they need regular stimulation and interaction from their owner.
With their distinctive pale coats highlighted with the darker himalayan points and their eyes of a clear, vivid blue, Siamese just exude class and elegance. Along with the Persians, this breed was one of the first recognized pedigree cats.
The Siberian Cat, which is also known as the Siberian Forest Cat, is a breed of cat that was developed in Russia. The original breed was developed from stray cats that were brought into people's homes and domesticated.