Cats

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The most prevalent in the world

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Of the ancient, natural breeds of cat
 having originated in central Turkey,
in the Ankara region. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

Origin: Turkey
Other names: Ankara




the Siamese and Burmese.
They share many of their parents’
distinctively lively, playful personality traits
and are similarly … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Origin: United States of America, Thailand, Canada

The Sphynx is a breed of cat known for its lack of coat.
The Sphynx was developed through selective breeding,
starting in the 1960s. The skin should have the
texture of chamois, as it has fine hairs. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Toronto
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Did you know: Hairless cat breeds
present definite care challenges for their owners, such as dealing





The Siberian is a landrace variety of domestic
cat, present in Russia for centuries, and more recently
developed as a formal breed, with standards promulgated
since the late 1980s. They vary from
medium to medium-large in size. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Russia
Other names: Siberian Forest Cat; Moscow Semi
-longhair Neva Masquerade (colourpoint variant)
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

gene mutation that affects cartilage throughout the body,
causing the ears to “fold”, bending
forward and down towards the front of … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Scotland
Other names: Scot Fold
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

The Russian Blue is a cat breed that comes in
colors varying from a light shimmering silver to a
darker, slate grey. They develop close bonds with their
owners and are sought out as pets due to their
personalities, beauty and coat. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Arkhangelsk
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed





The Ragdoll is a cat breed with blue eyes and a distinct
colorpoint coat. It is a large and muscular semi-longhair cat with a
soft and silky coat. Like all long haired cats, Ragdolls need grooming
to ensure their fur does not mat. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: California
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Did you know: Beginning with
a breeding pair of IRCA cats, this group eventually
developed the Ragdoll standard currently accepted by major

face and short muzzle. It is also known as
the Persian Longhair. Wikipedia
Scientific name Felis catus
Lifespan 15 years (Captivity)
Origin Iran
Other names Longhair, Persian Longhair, Shiraz, Shirazi
Rank Breed
Higher classification Cat

has no wild DNA in its gene pool. The breed is
unusual in that it is spotted like a wild cat but has the
temperament of a domestic animal. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States of America
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed





Northern Europe. This natural breed is
adapted to a very cold climate, with top coat of glossy,
long, water-shedding hairs and a woolly undercoat for
insulation. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Other names: Norsk skogkatt or; Norsk skaukatt
Origin: Norway
Rank: Breed
Higher classification: Cat

with a naturally occurring mutation
that shortens the tail. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Other names: Manks
Origin: Isle of Man
Common nicknames: Stubbin, rumpy
Rank: Breed
Higher classification: Cat

a distinctive physical appearance and valuable
hunting skills. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States of America
Length: 1 m (Adult, From nose to tail tip)
Common nicknames: Gentle giants
Mass: Male: 5.9 – 8.2 kg (Adult),
Female: 3.6 – 5.4 kg (Adult)
Did you know: In 2015, the
CFA reported that Maine coons were the

“bobbed” tail more closely resembling the tail of a
rabbit than that of other cats. The variety is native to Japan
and Southeast Asia, though it is now found throughout the world. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Japan
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

The Himalayan, is a breed or sub-breed of
long-haired cat identical in type to the
Persian, with the exception of its blue
eyes and its point colouration, which were
derived from crossing the
Persian with the Siamese. 
Scientific name: Felis catus
Common nicknames: Himmy
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed





 

The Exotic Shorthair is a breed of cat
developed to be a short-haired version
of the Persian. The Exotic is similar to
the Persian in many ways, including
temperament and conformation, a flat
nose and face with the exception
of the short dense coat. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States of America
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

Along with the Bahraini Dilmun cat,
they are one of the few naturally spotted breeds
of domesticated cat. The spots of the Mau occur
on only the tips of the hairs of its coat. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Egypt
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

The Devon Rex is a breed of intelligent, short-haired
cat that emerged in England during the 1960s. They are known
for their slender bodies, wavy coat, and large ears. This breed of cat is
capable of learning difficult tricks. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: England
Other names: Pixie cat, Alien cat, Poodle cat
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

A Cornish Rex is a breed of domestic cat.
The Cornish Rex has no hair except for down. Most
breeds of cat have three different types of hair in their
coats: the outer fur or “guard hairs”, which is … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Origin: United Kingdom, England, Cornwall





The Chartreux is a rare breed of domestic
cat from France and is recognised by a number of registries around
the world. The Chartreux is large and muscular with
relatively short, fine-boned limbs, and very fast reflexes. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: France
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

Supphalak, meaning copper colour is a breed
of domestic cat, originating in Thailand, believed
to have its roots near the present Thai-Burma border and
developed in the United States and … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Origin: Thailand, Myanmar (Burma)
Did you know: Burmeses’ colouration
comprises ten main colours: brown, blue,
lilac, red (tangerine), chocolate, cream, brown tortie, blue

British Shorthair
Cat breed
The British Shorthair is the pedigreed version of the
traditional British domestic cat, with a distinctively
chunky body, dense coat and broad face. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Great Britain
Other: CCCofA standard
Rank: Breed
Higher classification: Cat

The Bombay cat breed is a type of short-haired
cats developed by breeding sable Burmese and black
American Shorthair cats, to produce a cat of mostly Burmese
type, but with a sleek, panther-like black coat. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Origin: United States of America, Thailand

The Birman, also called the “Sacred Cat of Burma”,
is a domestic cat breed. The Birman is a long-haired,
color-pointed cat distinguished by a silky coat, deep blue eyes
and contrasting white “gloves” or “socks” on each paw. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Other names: Sacred Birman, Sacred Cat of Burma
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Origin: Myanmar (Burma), France

cats such as leopards, ocelots,
margays and clouded leopards. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus × Prionailurus bengalensis
Origin: United States of America
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Hybrid

The Balinese is a long-haired breed of
domestic cat with Siamese-style point
coloration and sapphire-blue eyes. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States of America
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed





descended from European cats brought to
North America by early settlers to protect valuable
cargo from mice and rats. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Origin: Europe, North America
Did you know: American Shorthair
has large head, full cheeks, wide

The American Curl is a breed of cat characterized by
its unusual ears, which curl back from the face toward
the center of the back of the skull. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States of America
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed

The American Bobtail is an uncommon breed of
domestic cat which was developed in the late 1960s. It is
most notable for its stubby “bobbed” tail about one-third to
one-half the length of a normal cat’s tail. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States of America
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed
Did you know: The American Bobtail
cat is recognized by the Cat Fanciers Association
(CFA), the world’s largest cat organization, and is one of the
more popular pure-bred or “pedigreed” domestic cat breeds.

The Abyssinian is a breed of domestic short
-haired cat with a distinctive “ticked” tabby coat
, in which individual hairs are banded with different colors. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Egypt
Higher classification: Cat
Rank: Breed