Devon Rex Cats The Devon Rex, a new breed of cat, was accidentally found in Devonshire, England, in 1960. It has been dubbed a pixie cat, extraterrestrial cat, elf cat, and bat cat.
Abyssinian cats The sleek and regal-looking Abys are easy to care for and make great companions for cat enthusiasts.
Sphynx Cats The hairless, wrinkled Sphynx, with huge ears, eyes, and cheekbones, is a new cat breed. The first Sphynx was born in Canada in 1966, per the CFA.
Scottish Fold brindle The Scottish fold cats are kind and have folded ears that give them an owl-like look.
American Shorthair Cats The American shorthair cat is called “America’s breed”. European immigrants introduced the first cats of this species. American shorthairs are family favorites today.
Maine Coon Cats Maine Coon cats, one of North America's oldest natural breeds, are smart, lively, and large. As one of the biggest domestic cat species, they are often called “gentle giants.”
Persian Cats Persian cats, the most popular breed of cat, are friendly, peaceful, lovely creatures of habit with gentle, laid-back demeanor, pleasant cheeks, and wide eyes.
Blue British Shorthair The Romans imported the British shorthair to England in the first century, where it coexisted and mated with English wild cats.
Ragdoll Cats Ragdoll cats are friendly and go limp when picked up, thus their name. Ragdolls, one of the biggest cat species, are friendly and called “puppy-cats” for their dog-like behavior.
Exotic Shorthair Cats After 31 years as America's most popular registered cat, the Persian has lost its top spot to the Exotic cat for the third year in a row.