There is not the slightest doubt in asserting the fact that cats are the most wonderful animals of all. They are indeed man’s best friend in the same way as dogs are. The cats are loyal and comparatively cleaner than other animals.
There are different cat breeds which have evolved through the course of history through natural evolution as well as through the genetic engineering processes. Many new and evolved forms of cat breeds have been produced through the processes of selective breeding. So, below is the list of Top 10 Cat Breeds which would help in the selection of the particular cat that would suit your residential house environment.
10. Scottish Fold Cat
This particular cat has a fold in the cartilage of its ear. Its gene mutation is the primary reason for this fold. The ears of this cat are bent towards the front side of the head which makes this cat look even more different and cute. This cat breed is also referred to as the lop-eared cat. The name of its breed was assigned to it in the year 1966.
9. The Ashera Cat
The Ashera cat has a very spectacular body type and brave looks. This cat has a mixture of hybridization from other cats of Africa, Asia and more. The Savannah Cats are the existing and the most authentic forms of this cat. The cat indeed has a leopard type look.
8. The Sand Cat
This cat breed is also known by another name of The Sand Dune Cat. This cat is mostly found in the Asian as well as African deserts. This cat has the ability to withstand extremely hot weathers and is considered to be one of the most contented cats. It is found in the deserts of Arabia, Pakistan and Iran.
7. The Toyger Cat
This cat breed resembles the toy tiger in many respects. The skin of this cat resembles much of that of the tiger. The geneticists behind the development of this cat breed assert that it was developed specifically to encourage the people for the protection and survival of the tigers. Most of the breeders of this cat are present in the U.S and some in the United Kingdom.
6. The Manx cat
This breed of cats is known for having a small tail and a mutated gene. Some of these cats are even tail-less. These cats are extremely trained hunters and can take down many other animals. This cat breed is often preferred by farmers for the protection of their crops.
5. Turkish Angora cat
This particular breed of the cats is one of the most ancient breeds. This breed occurs naturally without any intervention of genetic engineering or the processes of selective breeding. This breed originated in the Ankara region in Turkey, so it is referred to as the Turkish Angora.
4. Ragdoll Cat
The most attractive feature of this cat breed is its blue eyes. It is pretty stronger and muscular as compared to all other cat breeds. The cat has long hairs and the skin is covered with a beautiful colored coat. It was developed by an American Breeder and is well known for its loving nature. The temperament of this cat is also very astonishing. This cat can indeed fit into any environment.
3. Abyssinian Cat
This cat breed is a domesticated cat type and is one of the most friendly and sociable cat breed there is to be found. The origins of this cat are quite uncertain, but the breeders from all over the world agree that is Ethiopia. This breed has become quite famous in the United States and other countries. It is one of the most suited cats for children.
2. American Short Hair Cat
This breed of cats is believed to be from the line of the European Cats which were used many decades back by the traders and nomads for the protection of their luggage from mice and other animals. The present body type is the result of the cat breeding with cats of the North American region. This cat is one of the most energetic cats and get well along with dogs.
1. Persian Cat
This cat breed has a number of distinguishing features. It has a round face, long hair and comparatively a small body. This breed is one of the oldest cat breeds which are known to man. The breed was created after the second war world and is indeed one of the cutest breeds of them all and best suited for homes and for kids.