Cat is truly a common domestic animal and they are seen almost everywhere throughout the world. As we see cats always around us, we did not pay much attention on them. But they too have many varieties and different kind of nature. Cat is typically furry, small, carnivorous mammal. Cats are generally divided into two categories. One is Domestic and the other is Wild. The domestic cats are often called house cat. They are a little bit of lazy and attention seeker. On the other hand wild cats are athlete, agile and graceful with a strong, muscular body. This things give befits to a cat to belong in the jungle. As cats are originated from tiger they have a struggling quality.
Here we discuss only about the domestic cat. National Cat Day is not so far, in this year of 2016. So if you nourish a suppress desire to be a cat owner and you are not sure about which kind of cat is appropriate for you then you are at the right place. There are 60+ breeds of cats exists. Here I tried to help you to give necessary information about popular domestic cats and there breeds.
List Of Top 10 Cat’s Breed
The Persian cat is a long-haired breed of cat. It is characterized by its round face and short muzzle. Longhaired cats are originated from Persia (now Iran) or turkey. In Middle East, it is also known as the Shirazi cat or Iranian cat. It has wide variety of colors like solids, silver, golden, smoke/shaded, tabby, particular, bicolor and Himalayan. It is important to remember that this Persian cat requires daily grooming. Persian cat is popular because they are very sweet by nature and they have the easygoing personalities.
Like its name Ragdoll breeds are very friendly by nature. It has blue eyes and a distinct color point coat. Ragdoll is large in size, and it is covered with long silky fur. Ragdoll cats are known as “dog like Cat” or “puppy like cat” because of its soft temperament. These are generally found in four colors: seal, chocolate, blue and lilac and three patterns: color point, mitted and bi-color.
American Curl :
This breed is characterized by its unusual ears, which curl back from the face toward the center of the back of the skull. It’s generally a healthy breed. But rough handling may damage the cartilage of this breed as their cartilage is delicate. So if you think to take a pet Ragdoll, it is a nice choice no doubt.
American Bobtail :
Another popular and uncommon domestic cat breed is American Bobtail. This breed has a Wedge-shaped head with high cheekbones and large oval almond eyes. The body is brawny and athletic type, with heavy boning the front legs are slightly shorter than hind legs. The uncommon thing is, it has a short and floppy tail. They are obedient of master, playful, patient, and attentive. The glossy hair comes in all colors and patterns. The eyes of its can be of any color; most of the time each eye has different color. American Bobtail looks distinctively wild.
It is Medium in size as well as has cute, rounded, brilliant-blue eyes, a firm chin and a heavy ruff around the neck. It is also named “Sacred Cat of Burma”. The Birman interacts in a soft voice. Primarily to advise you that maybe it’s time for dinner or perhaps for a nice cuddle on the couch. The personality is very friendly and affectionate. It has many color varieties such as seal, blue, chocolate and lilac.
British Shorthair :
British Shorthair is originated version of the traditional British domestic cat. Euphonious and easygoing nature makes him best family companion. It is one of the most ancient known cat breeds. It has full of British reserve and comfy accompaniment. Shorthair is generally popular for blue color but it is available in any color and pattern.
The Abyssinian is a snake hipped, fine-boned, medium-sized cat. The name Abyssinian came from the place Ethiopia. This is short haired, slightly longer than other breeds, loyal, clever and adjusting in nature. It has very dramatic facial marking with his tail and neck. The color of its fur is red, ruddy, blue and fawn and that glitters in sunlight. These cats live their life fullest.
This breed is relatively new. The Munchkin is generally described as a sweet-personality, playful, people-oriented, outgoing and intelligent cat. It can respond well, when handled well. It is found in all colors and patterns. Longhaired and shorthaired, both varieties are available in this breed. Munchkin is a regular size cat. The legs of this kind are muscled and not bowed.
If you want a loyal courageous, intelligent, playful and trainable cat then Pixiebob is the right choice for you. It has inverted triangular eyes with bushy brows. They can easily mix up with other animal and also love to play with them. They are also known for their chirrup, chatters, and snarl. Pixie Bob loves to play with water.
Himalayan cats are very similar with Persian breed. It may be out crossed to Persians or, in some associations. Himalayan tends to have a chubby physique with silky fur, short legs and a furry short tail. Himalayans are very friendly and affectionate by nature. The floppy looks make them so adorable. White colored Himalayan cat looks like snow globe though it has so many color varieties. It is a very good choice if you want to adopt a Himalayan, as that will sport your adventures nature.
Hope you will get a brief idea about cats and its breeds. There are other verities too but above-mentioned breeds are popular for domestic purposes. So why are you waiting? Select which one is suitable for you and bring that breed to your home.