Top 10 Cutest Cat Breeds

Did you know that cats are one of the most common pets in the world today?  While dogs do have them beat by just a bit in popularity, it is still really common for homes to have at least one cat.  Cats are really just awesome.  Sure, they are finicky, and they may love you one minute and despise you the next, but they are really pretty cute creatures! 

Let’s take a look at some of the cutest cat breeds across the globe. Here are the top ten, in really no particular order. 

Persian

First up on our list is the Persian breed.  Persian cats are really popular because they are just so darn cute!  They come from the Persia region originally.  They are known for having a really long coat, that is lustrous and shiny.  Persian cats can tend to be pretty pricey though, simply because they are in such high demand.  They are also pretty affectionate, and they are really loyal to the ones that they love.  they also tend to be pretty quiet, so if you don’t want a very vocal cat you may consider a Persian.

Himalayan

The Himalayan is another really cute breed.  They are really common in America, but they can also be found in the U.K.  They have a really long coat, with unique markings.  They are very social cats as well and tend to get along with people pretty well.  They do tend to be a bit on the expensive side though, simply because they are so cute, and people just really want Himalayans.

Ragdoll

The Ragdoll breed is really popular because they are not only cute, but they also lay around like a ragdoll when you pick them up.  They are great lap cats, and they are also really gentle.  This makes them great for homes with children as well.  They are one of the top cutest cats not only because they have unique markings, but also because of their personalities.  If you want a super affectionate cat that is quite friendly, then consider a Ragdoll.  Just be prepared to pay a pretty penny, because they tend to be quite pricey.

Munchkin

The Munchkin breed is one of the smallest cat breeds out there.  A lot of people want this breed because they stay really small.  On average they don’t get over about ten pounds.  They also have plush coats that can range anywhere from short hair to long hair.  They come in all different colors, and are really smart and friendly.  They make a great family cat.  They are also pretty affordable when it comes to cats.

Exotic Shorthair

The Exotic Shorthair is actually one of the most popular breeds of cats in the world.  It comes from the U.S. and is a medium sized cat, so it doesn’t get really big. This makes it an ideal breed for families looking for a smaller breed.  This breed is also well known for their loving and affectionate attitude.  They do have a downside, however.  Even though they have short hair, they do shed.  A lot.  They are also not the best for those with allergies.

Siberian

Siberian cats came originally from Russia.  They are actually one of the largest cat breeds out there, ranging up to 16 pounds when they are fully grown. They have a pretty long coat, and everyone just loves the look of a super fluffy kitty. 

Below are some of the things you need to know about Siberian cats:

On top of being really cute, Siberian cats are also really good lap cats, and they like to show their affection.  They are also pretty vocal, and let you know that they love you in more ways than one.

American Curl

The American Curl is another breed that comes from the U.S.  They are usually pretty small, and also have curled ears.  They have a thick coat that is usually pretty long, so if you like a long-haired cat this is a great breed to go with.  They are usually pretty playful, and they love to interact with you.  They have such sweet little personalities, which really just adds to their level of cuteness.

Scottish Fold

Another super cute cat breed is the Scottish Fold.  They come from the United Kingdom and are known for having a really soft coat.  They also don’t usually get much heavier than about 11 or 12 pounds, making them one of the smaller cat breeds out there.  They are really affectionate, but they don’t usually just want to lay around in your lap.  They are known for having ‘folded’ ears, which is partly how they get their name.

Norwegian Forest Cat

This is another really cute breed.  The Norwegian Forest Cat is notorious for having a playful spirit and a long fur.  They come from Norway originally, and they can get to be pretty big.  They stay really cute throughout adulthood though, even though they get big.  Small and cute usually go together, but in this case big can be cute as well!  They are also really smart and can pick up on things pretty quickly.

Bengal

Finally, we have the Bengal breed.  Bengals are really popular these days, as they have really gone viral for looking just like a Bengal kitty.  They have somewhat of a leopard print to them and are really unique.  They are a bit on the expensive side as well, just because of how popular they have become.  They are also not as common as some of the other breeds out there, making them even more in high demand.

As you can see, there are definitely some super cute cat breeds out there.  If you are looking to add a cute cuddly family member, then consider one of these cutie pies!  These are just a few of the cutest cat breeds, but there are lots of other cute ones out there as well.  Do you have a cute cat that is a breed we didn’t mention? Share it with us in the comments below!

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