10 Most Popular Cat Breeds
Some cat lovers choose them based on their looks like sleek Siamese or tumble Maine coon. Around 3 to 5 % of these breed are purebred. Purebred cat lovers normally choose a kind of cat which will match to their personality. A reserved person might select a breed like Scottish fold or American curl cat. There are around 55 breeds of cats as per the International Cat Association. We have tried to list these 10 most popular cat breeds for your reference. And, we also have some cute pictures of cats of these cat breeds that enjoy high popularity.
The Persian cat:
The Persian cat is a number one on popularity ranking of the Cat Fanciers Association records since 1871. As their name suggests, similar cats were found in Persia or Iran. Persian cats are cute, loyal and affectionate. This long-haired cat breed has a round face and flat-nose. Their long fur needs grooming every day.
The Abyssinian cat:
The Abyssinian cat is the most popular among the cat lovers. They have a unique appearance with large ears and sleek body. They look elegant with shiny coat of different colors on their thin body. They are friendly, playful and active. Here are some funny pictures of cats.
The Exotic Cats:
The Exotic cats look alike Persian cats but they have a short fur. This breed is developed as shorthairs domestic cats. They get a nickname "Persian in Pajamas" due to their color. Their temperament is similar to that of Persians except their short hair. Even their short hair needs brushing twice a day.
The Siamese cat:
This is another cat breed which is popular among cat lovers. They have almond-shaped light blue eyes, long neck and large ears positioned towards the head. They are thin but very athletic nature. They are very loyal to their owners. They are friendly too and love to chat with their owners. Here are some funny pictures of pets and funny pictures of cats.
Manx Cats are originated on a wonderful Isle of Man- the place between the Ireland & the United Kingdom. They are known for having no tail which is caused by a genetic change. However few of them have an extremely short stub of a tail. Manx Cats are skilled hunters and that’s why preferred by the farmers. They are active, social and tame.
The size of Burmese Cats is small with yellow or gold eye color. They are perfect indoor cats as they are social and love to play with kids. Their glossy and satin like fur do not require any additional grooming.
The Maine Coon:
This is the oldest cat breed in U.S. The Maine Coon is on the second place of popularity since 1992. The Maine coons have long fur like Persian cats and they weigh between 16 lbs. to 25 lbs. However, they are very intelligent, gentle and of loving nature.
The Birman Cats:
If you want a cat which will look similar to dog, then Birman is the perfect choice. They are outgoing, friendly, lovable and even-tempered. Their medium or long and silky fur does not require any grooming. The Birman Cats are available with colored coat such as Chocolate Point, Red Point, Blue Point, Seal Point, Lilac point, Tabby Point and Cream Point.
The American Shorthair:
As per the CFA reports, these Domestic Shorthair breeds of cats are generally healthy and are outstanding hunters. They are great family pets as they are affectionate with their owners and love to play with kids. They are social with strangers too. American Shorthairs are popular cat breed due to its low-maintenance.
This is another popular breed of cat as they are cute & great family pets. They get their name from the way they limp onto your arms. Though they look pretty, they have a sturdy body.
There are various cat breed available like sleek, bold, sneaky, beautiful, intelligent and aloof. There is a cat for every one of us which will match to our personality. As a cat owner, you will get a joy and unique experience of a catlike personality.