10. Manx Cats
Manx have a small stub of a tail, but Manx cats are best known as being entirely tailless; this is the most distinguishing characteristic of the breed, along with elongated hind legs and a rounded head. Manx cats come in all coat colours and patterns, though all-white specimens are rare. Manx are prized as skilled hunters, and thus have often been sought by farmers with rodent problems, and been a preferred ship's cat breed. They are said to be social, tame and active.
9. Birman Cats
The Birman, also called the "Sacred Cat of Burma”. The Birman is a long-haired, colorpointed cat distinguished by a silky coat, deep blue eyes and contrasting white "gloves" or "socks" on each paw. The Birman breed was first recognized in France by the Cat Club de France in 1925
8. Sphynx Cats
The Sphynx is a breed of cat developed through selective breeding starting in the 1960s, known for its lack of a coat (fur), though it is not truly hairless. Whiskers may be present, either whole or broken, or may be totally absent. The skin is the color their fur would be, and all the usual cat marking patterns (solid, point, van, tabby, tortie, etc.) may be found on Sphynx skin. Because they have no coat, they lose more body heat than coated cats. This makes them warm to the touch as well as heat-seeking.
7. Rag Doll
The Ragdoll has blue eyes and a distinct large and muscular semi-longhair cat with a soft and silky coat. It is best known for its docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature. Particularly popular in both the United Kingdom and the breeds' native United States, ragdoll cats often are known as "dog-like cats" or "puppy-like cats" due to behaviors such as their tendency to follow people around, their ease at being physically handled, and their relative lack of aggression toward other pets
6. Somali Cats
The first Somali cats appeared in the litters of Somalia as long-haired kittens. In the 1940s. Descendants of these cats occasionally produced kittens with long or fuzzy coats.The breed is broadly (though not universally) accepted internationally
5. Persian Cats
The Persian cat is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and short muzzle. In Britain, it is sometimes called the Longhair or Persian Longhair. It is also known as the Shiraz or Shirazi, particularly in the Middle East. The first documented ancestors of the Persian were imported into Europe from Persia around 1620.Favored by fanciers, this head structure can bring with it a number of health problems.The placid and unpretentious nature of the Persian evinces a propensity for apartment living. It has been the most popular breed in the United States for many years
4. Maine Coon Cats
The Maine Coon is among the largest domesticated breeds of cat. It has a distinctive physical appearance and valuable hunting skills. It is one of the oldest natural breeds in North America. The Maine Coon is a large and sociable cat, hence its nickname - "The gentle giant", and is characterised by a robust bone structure, rectangular body shape, a silky flowing coat and a long, bushy tail.Reputed for its intelligence and playful, gentle personality, the Maine Coon is often cited as having "dog-like" characteristics
3. British Short Hair Cats
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 colour variant is the "British Blue", a solid blue-gray with copper eyes. It is one of the most ancient cat breeds known. The breed's good-natured appearance and relatively calm temperament make it a frequent media star
2. Abyssinian Cats
The Abyssinian is domestic shorthaired cat with a distinctive "ticked" tabby coat, in which individual hairs are banded with different colors. The Abyssinian is a slender, fine-boned, medium-sized cat. The head is moderately wedge shaped.They have alert, relatively large pointed ears.
1. Siamese Cats
The Siamese cat became one of the most popular breeds in Europe and North America in the 20th century. The modern Siamese is characterised by blue almond-shaped eyes, a triangular head shape, large ears, an elongated, slender, and muscular body, and point coloration. the breed is social, intelligent, and playful into adulthood, often enjoying a game of fetch. Siamese tend to seek human interaction and also like companionship from other cats. The Oriental cat was developed in order to expand the range of coat patterns.