10. Devon Rex cat
The Devon Rex is a breed of intelligent, short-haired cat that emerged in England during the late 1950s. They are known for their slender bodies, wavy coat, and large ears. This breed of cat is capable of learning difficult tricks but can be difficult to motivate.
9. Siamese cat
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 (formerly known as Siam), the Siamese became one of the most popular breeds in Europe and North America in the 19th century.
8. Sphynx cat
The Sphynx cat is a breed of cat known for its lack of coat (fur). Hairlessness in cats is a natural occurring gene mutation; however, the Sphynx cat, as a breed, was developed through selective breeding, starting in the 1960s. The skin should have the texture of chamois, as it has fine hairs, or they may be completely hairless.
7. American Shorthair cat
The American Shorthair (ASH) is a breed of domestic cat believed to be descended from European cats brought to North America by early settlers to protect valuable cargo from mice and rats. According to the Cat Fancier’s Association, in 2012, it was the seventh most popular pedigreed cat in the United States.
6. Abyssinian cat
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. The breed is named for Abyssinia (now called Ethiopia), where it is believed to have originated.
5. British Shorthair cat
The British Shorthair is the pedigreed version of the traditional British domestic cat, with a distinctively chunky body, dense coat and broad face. The most familiar color variant is the “British Blue”, a solid blue-gray with copper eyes, medium tail, but the breed has also been developed in a wide range of other colors and patterns, including tabby and colorpoint.
4. Ragdoll cat
The Ragdoll is a cat breed with a color point coat and blue eyes. They are large and muscular semi-longhair cat 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.