Get to know everything about cat breeds. Pictures of many cat breeds.
By clicking on the name of the cat you can read about the origin of the breed the coat varieties the personality and temperament as well as any special grooming needs that the different cat breeds might have.
Abyssinian cat pics. No wild cat genes were used to develop the breed rather the name refers to the desire to create a domestic cat with a powerful big cat look. Pictures of cat breeds from abyssinian to himalayan a h are on this page. From the earliest history of cats dating over 9500 years they have often figured alongside man and been a popular subject of many legends.
Refresh page to see others. The exotic shorthair or exotic for short is a persian of a different coat. Development of the breed began in 2004 and an early name for it was the highland lynx.
Although ranking among the various cat breed popularity varies from year to year most of the same breeds appear year after year in the cfa cat fanciers association list of the 10 most popular cat breeds. Breeding by themselves cats were mainly used for hunting down and killing rodents. With the progress of time and human intervention hybridization took place in different parts of the world giving rise to many.
Also persian cat breed profile and persian cat breeders. Click for illustrated checklist on buying a kittenfor all the many dwarf cat breeds please scroll down to select dwarf cats. Below you will find a list of the different cat breeds with pictures divided into different championship breed categories.
Photos of persian cats kittens. Cat breeds different types of cats. If the persian is a cat in a glamourous evening gown the exotic is the persian stripped down to its skivvies.
Artie was a 14 year old boxer who lived at rescue mes center on 135 acres for special needs animals. Throughout the history people have bred and studied cats in order to invent different breeds as well as to try to eliminate certain troublesome character traits.