Cat breeds

The Geoffory’s cat

One of the smallest wild cats on earth. Geoffroy's cat is also very tough and can survive in the harshest of environments. In fact, this feline is believed to be the most adaptable of all cats and can live in very hot as well as cold areas

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The Sand Cat

Also known as the sand dune cat, the sand cat is widely distributed in North Africa's Sahara Desert, the Arabian desert and deserts in Pakistan and Iran

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The gorgeous Chinchilla

A Chinchilla is the picture of pure luxury. If you live in a complex and would rather have an indoor cat, then this might be the breed for you. Chinchillas are quiet and peaceful, and quite happy not to do ...

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The Pallas’ cat

The Pallas’ cat is rather strange-looking. His face is a lot flatter than a regular cat’s, but it is not just his appearance that sets him apart. His claws are unusually short, as are his legs, and he has fewer ...

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Norwegian forest cat

The Norwegian Forest Cat, who is also affectionately known as a Wegie or Skogkatt, is one of the few naturally occurring pedigreed cat breeds. They differ from most other breeds in that their development to date has been the result ...

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Wild cat: The Margay

The margay is a small cat who lives in dense forests in South America. They are solitary and nocturnal, occupying large territories which they indicate using scent markings. They are similar in looks to the ocelot, though smaller, with a ...

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Breed profile: The Devon Rex

Natural mutation The first Devon Rex arose out of a completely natural mutation. In 1960, Miss Beryl Cox witnessed the birth of the first of this breed in the English county of Devon. The mother was a normal-coated stray who ...

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Wildcats

A subspecies of the wildcat, the European wildcat is found across Europe and in some parts of Asia Minor. They resemble domestic cats and are closely related to the African wildcat, the Asian wildcat and the Chinese Mountain cat. Genetic ...

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