Different Kinds of Cats You May See For The First Time

Cats are domestic species of small carnivorous mammal. They are the only domesticated species in the family Felidae and are often referred to as the domestic cats to distinguish them from the wild members of the family.

1) The Siamese:

 

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The Siamese cat is one of the first distinctly recognized breeds of Asian cat. Derived from the Wichianmat landrace, one of several varieties of cat native to Thailand, the original Siamese became one of the most popular breeds in Europe and North America in the 19th century.

 

2) The Bengal:

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The Bengal cat is a domesticated cat breed created from hybrids of domestic cats, especially the spotted Egyptian Mau, with the Asian leopard cat. The breed name comes from the leopard cat's taxonomic name. 

3) The Persian Cat:

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The Persian cat is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and short muzzle. It is also known as the "Persian Longhair" in the English-speaking countries. The first documented ancestors of the Persian were imported into Italy from Iran around 1620.

 

4) The Munchkin:

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The Munchkin cat or Sausage cat is a newer breed of cat characterized by its very short legs, which are caused by a natural genetic mutation. The Munchkin is considered to be the original breed of dwarf cat.

 

5) The Sphynx:

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The Sphynx cat is a breed of cat known for its lack of coat. Hairlessness in cats is a naturally occurring genetic mutation; however, the Sphynx cat, as a breed, was developed through selective breeding, starting in the 1960s. 

6) The Ragdoll:

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The Ragdoll is a cat breed with a color point coat and blue eyes. They are large and muscular semi-longhair cats with a soft and silky coat. Developed by American breeder Ann Baker in the 1960s, they are best known for their docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature. 

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