Never heard of this breed? Well, that’s because it’s a fairly new breed. These cats have a personality that differs from the average cat. They like to both play and fight with their friends. But, after a long, busy day, the Munchkin, is ready for some snuggling with their owner. These cats can be characterized by their short legs, sweet personality, and intelligence. Munchkins are great with kids and adults.
The Bengal is an outgoing, playful, and high-spirited breed of cat. They look like a jungle cat with leopard spots in varying shades of brown, copper, silver, and grey. Bengals are full of life and are always ready to spring into action as if going after its prey in the wild. They are very smart and easily trainable. The Bengal cat’s name originated from the Asian leopard cat, and has nothing to do with the Bengal tiger.
3. American Shorthair
The American Shorthair is the pedigreed variety of the domestic shorthair cat. It is one of the most popular breeds in the U.S. American shorthairs are laid-back, even-tempered, and loves to cuddle and play. There are more than eighty differing color combinations for the American Shorthair.
4. Maine Coon
The Maine Coon breed is the “Goliath” of the cat world. While a large breed, they are one of the calmest and gentle breeds. They get along will any age of people, other cats, and dogs. The Maine Coon is known for loving to follow its owner around the house all day.
The Siamese cat is extremely cute! Their blue eyes, silky coats, and dedication to their owners make Siamese, a very desirable cat. They can be quite “talkative” and demanding and will whine to get what they want. They can be quite persistent when they want something from their owners like food or attention. It may take a little time for the Siamese to bond with their owner and patience on the owner’s part is the best thing.
This breed of cats have very soft bodies, but they can grow upwards of twenty pounds. Ragdolls are not energetic at all; they would rather lounge the day away than play. They are a delicate and complex breed. They will not and cannot protect themselves against predators, so a ragdoll should never be left to their own devices. A Ragdoll’s favorite activity is to lay sagging in the owner’s arms, hence the name, Ragdoll.
7. Turkish Angora
The main characteristics of a Turkish angora cat are a silky-smooth tale, no undercoat, and stable and well-balanced body. There are twenty or more colors that Turkish Angoras can have including but not limited to black, blue, and red. They need consistent grooming. Turkish Angoras are smart, lively, and a little naughty at times. Turkish Angoras will either have blue or amber eyes. Blue eyed means the cat will be deaf, and one eye of each color means the side with the blue eye will be deaf.
The Manx breed is very different from all other breeds of cats because they have no tails. Sometimes a Manx cat can have a very small tail. Manx cats are very sociable and love interacting with their owners. As long as the owner is attentive and responsive to the Manx, then the Manx will be a best friend. Manx cats are just as faithful and devoted as the dog, “man’s best friend.”
9. Russian Blue
This breed of cat is quiet, smart and easy-going. Russian Blues are usually less challenging than other breeds, but can be cautious around strangers. They have a silvery blue coat and green eyes. These cats have been shown to better for people with mild to moderate allergies.
10. American Bombay
This breed of cat is black and sleek with short fur. They are usually small to medium sized. They are quite social and love to get attention from anyone who will give it to them. While American Bombay cats are very social, they typically have one special person in the family that they attach to. American Bombay cats have a unique purr and adore snuggling.