10 Popular Cat Breeds Around the World

Sometimes it comes with a great dye shape, lot of fur, long tails, colors and sharp eye, it has an aggressive nature but some of them are lazy in contrary, it is one of the most popular pet in the world, we watched it in a famous cartoon entitled with Tom and Jerry, got enough clues? Yes, it’s a cat, everybody love this animal. Cat is considered to be a favorite pet of Pharaoh in the past, but we are not going to talk about Pharaoh, not today, but we are going to talk about his pet and the various types and the characteristic of it now. All right, without further ado lets start with the first type. Here we go:

1. The Persian

Persian Cat

The first type was born in 1871 and it is started to record by CFA (Cat Fancier Association) since the day it was born. This type are also called Shiraz especially in the Middle East, this types are well known for its long hair, round face and flat nose, the interesting point is, the more flatter the nose is, the price is higher than ever.

2. The American Shorthair

American Shorthair Cat

This type is well known for its hunting skill, and they are excellent with that, not only good for hunt, they are also has quiet nature and friendly cat. One of the best breeding cats so far.

3. The Ragdoll

Ragdoll Cat

Called with that because of its docile and cute, this is a type of cat that you always want to hug and cuddle, with the semi-long hair and large body, it soon become the most popular breed among the Americans, but be careful, due to its docile and cute nature, you better always keep this cat inside your house.

4. The Siamese

Siamese Cat

As seen as the title, this type originated from Siam (now it’s called Thailand) it has a nickname “Moon diamond”. This type is a distinctive breed of oriental cat. With their blue diamond eyes, triangular head shape, large ears, an elongated slender body make it one of the most popular breeding between the Europe and America in the 20th century.

5. The Abbyssinian

Abyssinian Cat

It is a shorthaired cat with active and friendly nature; it is have their name from which is believed originated from Abbyssinian (now it is called Ethiophia). It has thin and elegant shiny coat.

6. The Exotic Shorthair

Exotic Shorthair Cat

Ever wondering to see a Persian cat with pajamas? Your imagination is fulfilled with this type of breeding, yes it is called exotic shorthair,it is like a Persian cat with a shorter fur and bigger eyes, because of its short fur, it is only need to brush twice a week.

7. The Birman

Birman Cat

This type of breed also called “The Sacred Cat of Burma”. It is called the birman derived from French word “birmanie” it has a blue eyes, silky coat and white gloves in each paws. This type was firstly recognized in 1925, it soon becomes the popular breed since the first time they are recognized.

8. The Maine Coon

The Maine Coon Cat

Coming from North America, this type are well known for its hunting skill and tough physical appearance, It is also has a rectangular body shape and bone structure. This type has the same characteristic as dog, intelligent and gentle.

9. The Oriental Shorthair

Oriental Shorthair

This type have close relation with the Siamese cat, it is a domestic breeding cat. It also have an almond shaped eyes and rectangular body shape and large ears. The distinctive difference between those cats is the Siamese was born in Thailand and the oriental shorthair was born in United States of America.

10. The Sphynx

Sphynx Cat

No, no, no this is not the name of a majestic statue in Egypt, it is kind of breeding cat that agile and active, it is also need a constant attention from its owner, It has a unique appearance, no fur and it comes in many colors such s brown, white and pink.

With this article we hope that you can find the right type of cat based on their characteristics. There are more then just ten types of cats breeding nowadays, one of the important things is, you can choose the type of cat and please be fully responsible with your own choice of cat. Once you already choose a cat, please keep them with your affection give them food regularly and do not forget to take them to the veterinarian once in two week for injection. If you ever have a problem in cat, you can join with the available cat lover community in your town, if you can’t keep them, but still want to have a pet, then, a domestic cat is the best option for you, it is easier to maintain and it easier to pet, because domestic cat is rather strong nature.

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