Instead of figuring out what the biggest cat species in the world are, this list takes a closer look at some of the most beautiful cats in the world. So here you go, scroll down and enjoy these cute little creatures!
The Scottish Fold is a fascinating type of cat which has a very distinctive appearance, often described as resembling an owl. That’s because they suffer from a genetic mutation that causes their ears to fold. That’s why they were originally known as lop-eared or lops and only acquired their current name in 1966.
The Siamese Cat is one of the best-recognized and most beautiful cats in the world. Originally from Thailand, which used to be called “Siam” and which is how this cat species got its name, it became very popular in Europe and North America in the 19th century. They have very distinctive blue eyes and triangular-shaped heads.
The British Shorthair is one of the most popular domestic cats in the UK and has a strong body and thick coat. It usually comes in a grey type of color with orange eyes, even though it can come in a wide variety of colors. It’s also considered one of the oldest cat breeds in the world.
Norwegian Forest Cat
The Norwegian Forest Cat originates in Northern Europe and is perfectly adapted for cold temperatures. They have thick fur and a protective woolly undercoat below them to ensure they don’t get cold in the harsh winters of Scandinavia. These are also good climbers and have strong bodies and powerful claws.
The Turkish Angora is another Ancient breed of cat and originated in central Turkey in the region near Ankara, the capital of the country. They have long hair and mostly a distinctive white color, even though they can come in a variety of colors as well. Their eyes can come in a variety of colors as giving them a stunning appearance.
Ragdolls have semi-long hair with an extremely soft and silky coat. They are quite muscular and acquired their name from being so soft that people instantly feel relaxed when they sit on their laps. This breed originates in the United States and is considered to be one of the best types of pets of any cat species because they tend to be very cuddly and affectionate!
The Russian Blue is a cat that has a distinctive silver or dark grey coat with thick hair. It originates in Russia and is a natural breed of cat and has amazing green eyes. Their coat consists of two layers which makes them particularly soft and extremely cuddly as well!
The Toyger is a type of domestic cat that was bred in an attempt to create a cat that resembles a toy tiger, which is how it got its name. It’s the result of breeding domestic shorthaired tabbies, a process that started in the 1980s and which introduced this remarkable type of cat.