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 Breeds of Cat

 
Want to find out more information about cat breeds? We have compiled a list of breeds to enable you to find out which breed will suit you best.
More Breeds to be added soon!
 
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Breed
Picture
Details
Colours
 Abyssinian  Abyssinian  
Coat – short, close-lying, fine but not soft; distinctly ticked, resulting in at least four bands of colour – the roots of the fur are the colour of the base hair, and the final band is ticking colour.
Eyes – wide set- large, expressive, slanting, almond-shaped; amber, hazel or green.
Grooming – easy.
Temperament – intelligent, inquisitive, very energetic, playful, loyal; freedom-loving and enjoy hunting.
 
Usual (Ruddy), Sorrel (red), Fawn, Blue, Lilac, Silver
 American Curl  American Curl  
Coat – long or short; both are silky lying flat without plushiness.
Eyes – large, walnut-shaped; all colours.
Other features - ears curled back.
Grooming – relatively easy; regular brushing; check ears.
Temperament – eager to please; needs attention.
 
 American Shorthair  American Shorthair  
Coat – short, dense, even and firm in texture.
Eyes – large, round, wide-set and slightly slanted; brilliant gold, green; white varieties blue-gold or odd-eyed.
Other features – equable nature and sturdy build.
Grooming – easy; regular combing.
Temperament – bold, intelligent, inquisitive and active.
Black solid, White solid, Cream, Bi-Colour, Calico, Tortoiseshell and Shaded Silver.
 American Wirehair  American Wirehair  
Coat – springy, tight, medium in length; individual hairs are crimped, hooked or bent.
Eyes – wide-set, large, round; all colours.
Grooming – minimal with an occasional soft brushing.
Temperament – very positive and inquisitive; they never seem to stop purring.
 
 Angora  Angora  
Coat – fine, silky, medium length; smooth apart from ruffling at chin, neck and belly; no woolly undercoat.
Eyes – large, wide-set almond-shaped; green, apart from blue and odd-eyed whites.
Other features – tufted ears; long, tapering, plumed tail.
Grooming – relatively easy; regular gentle brushing and combing.
Temperament – intelligent, lively, inquisitive, active, needs company.
 
 Asian Smoke  Asian Smoke   Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac, Red, Caramel, Apricot, Cream, Black Tortoiseshell, Blue Tortoiseshell, Chocolate Tortoiseshell, Lilac Tortoiseshell, Caramel Tortoiseshell, plus the Burmese versions of all these colours, all with a silvery-white undercoat.


 

 
 Pictures taken from Wikipedia.org