Cats are the most lovable creatures over the world. They know how to love and also how to be loved. They are the most sophisticated pets. Having a cat pet is peaceful and only those are aware of this feeling who have one at their home right now. Coming home after a long day and a purring cat beside you makes you feel relaxed. If you spend most of your time at home and are involved in domestic issues then having a cat as your pet is the best option. It will watch TV with you, walk idle around the house and give you company. Some cats can be demanding and get really spoilt but their presence itself is adorable. There are numerous beautiful cats out there and if you want to get the perfect cat pet here are the top 10 most beautiful cat breeds.
10. British longhair
This cat is a breed of a British Short hair and British Semi-long hair and originates from Great Britain. It is an adorable domestic cat with a square head and long hair. They are stout with round blue eyes and a long bushy tail. They are calm cats who prefer to stay indoors and are the best option to keep as a domestic pet. They are available in several colors and patterns.
9. Siberian Cat
Also known as the Siberian Forest cat, this cat is a strong and powerful one who knows how to make long jumps. They are originally found in Russia so they have a thick fur. They are not shy cats and are very affectionate. The Siberian Cat is a very happy cat and loves to play around especially indoors. It will love to sit in your lap for hours. This cat reaches maturity at the age of five.
8. The Abyssinian Cat
Named after a country of Ethiopia these cats are very famous among USA. The Abyssinians kittens are born with a dark fur which gradually becomes lighter. They are very playful, lovable and little shy cats who love to have attention from their owners. If ignored they will become sad and depressed. These cats are very clean and require maintenance rarely. They are very active cats and prefer to play outdoors and seek adventures.
7. Singapura Cat Breed
They are one of the smallest cats that do not grow in size until they are two years old. Singapurian cats are very playful full of mischief that will accompany you everywhere around the house and will not just sit around. It’s a very elegant cat with big eyes and ears. They have a silky coat only in brown and beige that does not require much brushing. They are very clean cats with low maintenance.
6. Bengal Cat breed
This cat is a hybrid breed of a domestic cat with an Asian Leopard Cat (ALS). They are extremely beautiful with a wild look of a leopard. They look like jungle cats with such elegance and strength. They are powerful cats that weigh about 8 to 15 pounds. They are highly intelligent who stays active at all times and love to play outdoors with their master. They love to fetch and run around. They are unlikely to get any diseases and to prevent them from diseases these cats should not be let out with stray cats from where they are likely to get sick.
5. Siamese Cat
They are one of the beautiful and elegant cats and are loved the most in Europe and North America. They are the best choice to keep as pets and they are demanding cats. They don’t like when their masters are not paying attention towards them and not playing with them. The kittens especially need a lot of attention as they are most likely to go into cupboards and love seeking around. This cat is charming and adorable with blue eyes and a dark patch on its nose. Siamese cats tend to live 15-20 years and to keep them healthy they should be given healthy food, regular clean water and regular checkups.
4. Norwegian Forest Cat
This cat is used to live in cold climate and thus has a heavy fur. It is a big healthy cat with strong claws and loves to climb on the walls. They are friendly cats with a huge structure and a bushy tail. It can be bred at home with dogs too. It survives from 14 to 16 years and makes a lovely domestic cat.
3. Ragdoll Cat Breed
If you are looking for a cat for your child Ragdoll cat is the cat for you. They are very playful, very lovable and darling. They love to cuddle around their master’s lap and are very obedient. They are very quiet cats and are very loyal to their home. They are calm cats who will not destroy anything, will not create a mess and will just lie on the carpet. Their sweet temperament is their biggest trait and has proved to be a great companion. They are healthy cats with no known health problems. These cats remain white till 2 years of age and don’t reach maturity until 3 years of age. In order to keep your ragdoll cat healthy you should be very careful with their food and diet plan.
2. Birman Cat Breed
The Birman cats have a beautiful legend behind their name. They are strikingly beautiful with semi long hair. The average life of a Birman cat is 14 years and has always proved to be a loveable pet. They are very affectionate with a calm personality; they prefer to stay quiet but know very well how to make their place. They love to stay home with their masters and enjoy food. The Birman is a docile cat but loves to search around the houses. They are active cats and weighs around 6 to 10 pounds. They love going out and playing with their masters. This cat is a perfect choice for your children and if you want a domestic cat for yourself. A Birman cat eats and needs about 70 K cals of food according to its body weight. They love to eat and obesity is common among them. All in all they are adorable cats with no genetic health problems.
1. The Maine Coon
The Maine Coon is a very large domestic cat and one of the oldest breeders of North America. Known for its personality and large body this cat comes in a variety of colors. They have very thick fur along with a large bushy tail. Their heavy fur helps them survive the harsh cold winter. They are also known for their hunting skills which not every breed possesses. The Maine Coon is a very intelligent cat and is an extremely gentle at homes. They are very active and love to use their front paws to do most of their work.
They reach maturity by the age of 4 or 5 years unlike other cats who by the age of 1 year reach maturity. Some health problems have been shown in these cats which include hip dysplasia and feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy but these problems can be minimized by screening. The male cat weighs about 15-25 pounds while the females are 10 to 15 pounds.