We all like cute cats, as they are so adorable and amusing to watch. And just like dogs, cats are companions and trusty friends and family members. Although they can be lazy and spend like almost half-a-day sleeping, still we love them especially when they do silly things. For such wonderful companions, it will be a waste if we don’t take a closer look at these cuties. So here we are: Top 10 Best Cute Cats in Feline World!
* Note: This list is mostly subjective and the cute cats here are put in random. With that said, let’s get into real business!
Ragdoll is quite a young breed compared to other cat breeds. It is said that Ragdoll was the results of Ann Baker, a breeder in California. However, not much has been known about the cat breeds involved in giving birth to this cutie. The only cat breed which gave birth to Ragdoll was Josephine, a white longhair cat type, while the others were unknown.
Besides its birth, Ragdoll is also interesting due to its friendliness to human. It often sticks with the owners and families, it greets the owners when they come home, it can just plainly lie into everyone who holds it. And adorably, it is friendly to dogs, so there is no need worry when we have both Ragdoll and dog in the house. In addition, Ragdoll is relatively easy to teach by praising and treating it with food, thus making it learns new tricks rather quickly.
Ragdoll’s lifespan is from 12 to 17 years. Female Ragdoll can weigh from 10 to 15 pounds, while male Ragdoll can weigh from 15 to 20 years.
2. Maine Coon
Maine Coon is among the largest cat breeds, and also one of the most popular cat breeds in the world. It is known for its typical giant size, fluffy mane, and especially its fluffy tail. Its appearance gives us an expression of a winter cat, and it seems true as it prefers winter time.
The origin of Maine Coon is still a mystery even now, and so there are many theories and myths about this gigantic cat breed. So far, the most obvious reference about Maine Coon was in 1861, about a black and white cat called Captain Jenks of the Horse Marines.
Maine Coon is a friendly cat breed which likes to cling to owners, but it is also quite tolerant. That means normally Maine Coon will like to hang with its owner, but if the owner doesn’t play with it, it still hangs around but doesn’t bother. If we have dog in the house, Maine Coon can also get along well with it. In addition to its lovely look, Maine Coon is an excellent mouse catcher, and also a smart cat breed.
Maine Coon’s lifespan is from 9 to 15 years. It can weigh from 9 to 18 pounds, in some cases it may weigh more than 20 pounds.
3. Persian Cat
Just like its name, Persian Cat originated from the land once known as Persia. It is among the most popular cat breeds in the world, due to its gentle characteristic and lovely look.
Persian Cat is said to be able to be raised in every families, as long as the environment is calm. It is famous for its calm and gentle characteristic. In addition, it has small, yet sweet voice; however, it will most likely to communicate with its eyes rather than “meowing”. Persian Cat does not require great attention to it, rather a gentle and caring treatment should be enough for it.
On the other hand, Persian Cat won’t be nice with children who like to drag it around and force it does exercises. It does not truly friendly with guests neither, but with proper treatment Persian will have no problem with guests and gentle children.
Persian Cat’s lifespan is from 10 to 15 years. It can weigh from 7 to 12 pounds.
Birman is one of the most popular cat breeds in America, with its distinct white body fur, blue eyes, and “white glove” paws.
It is said to originate from the Sacred Land of Burma, then it got transferred to European (though the details are unknown). Its first arrival at America was in 1959, and then England in 1965.
Birman is a splendid friend for families due to its gentle and friendly trait. It likes to hang out with people and other pets, yet it doesn’t demand lots of attention. Though Birman might look lazy at first, it is actually playful, especially with other pets (even if they are dogs). Some people also said that it likes to discover its home, thus it can be everywhere in the house. Therefore, owners may need to look for them occasionally.
Birman’s lifespan is from 12 to 16 years. It can weigh from 6 to 12 pounds.
Before we get into the cat breed itself, by no mean Sphynx cat is related to the sacred Sphynx statue in Egypt. Sphynx actually originated from a hairless kitten born in Canada in 1966. Gradually it has become more and more popular and nowadays it is one of the most popular cat breeds in the world.
Sphynx is a friendly and social type of cat breed which likes to be with people. It prefers to hang out, and probably we will find it on our bed for most of the sleeps. Even if we’re not there to play with them, they will wander around the house or play around. That said, it is best if we have multiple pets since Sphynx also likes to hang out with fellow pets, even with dogs.
One thing we need to notice is that since Sphynx cat is hairless, it will require attentive care for skins.
Sphynx’s lifespan is from 8 to 14 years. It can weigh from 6 to 12 pounds.
6. Scottish Fold
Scottish Fold was the descendent of the intriguing Susie the cat at a barn in Scotland in 1961. A cat enthusiast named William Ross got interested in Susie’s folded ears, and so he asked the owner to have one kitten with him. Later on, the cat breed called Scottish Fold was born and got acknowledge throughout the world.
Scottish Fold, while being a calm cat breed with low voice, is a pretty curious and friendly companion. It prefers to be with people and join in people’s activity. It is also a playful cat which likes to play fetch, and other puzzle games.
In addition, it is a well adaptive cat breed which can get along with various environments, both calm and noisy alike. They also have no problem in getting along with new environments.
Scottish Fold’s lifespan is from 11 to 14 years. It can weigh from 6 to 13 pounds.
7. British Shorthair
British Shorthair cats, just like the name mentioned, originate from England and they are like gentleman and lady cats with the signature blue color.
At first, they can be pretty reserved, but after a short time of caring, they will quickly get used to the family. British Shorthair kittens are quite energetic, but when they become mature, they will get more and more calm, to a point of a lazy bunch that prefers to lie on sofa. Therefore, occasional exercises can be a good time for them. Their gentle trait makes them a nice companion with family members, although they don’t like to be carried around.
British Shorthair’s lifespan is from 12 to 17 years. Female British Shorthair can weigh from 8 to 14 pounds, and male British Shorthair can weigh from 12 to 20 pounds.
If in canine world we have the short-legged Corgi, then in feline world we have the short-legged Munchkin. Munchkin originally is not a natural cat breed, but rather, a mutated form of cat breed with short legs. Therefore, it is a pretty new cat breed.
On the contrary to what people may think, Munchkin is actually fast and playful. It is friendly cat breed which likes to play with people, children, and other pets including dogs. Despite its popularity, some oppose to the idea of breeding Munchkin as they are afraid that Munchkin can have higher chance of getting health problems.
Munchkin’s lifespan can get to 13 years and higher. It can weigh from 5 to 9 pounds.
9. Exotic Shorthair
Exotic Shorthair is said to be the cat breed comes from the breeding between Persian and other cat breeds like American Shorthair.
The Exotic Shorthair is often called as The Lazy Man’s Persian (though not sure why it has that name). However, it is not a lazy cat breed despite its calm and gentle characteristic just like Persian cats. It prefers to hang out with people and play. Also, it mostly communicates via its eyes and expressions, and we can rarely hear its soft voice.
It doesn’t require extremely attentive care, rather, it is quite easy-going and can be able to play on its own (with decent toys like mouse of course).
Exotic Shorthair’s lifespan is around 8 to 15 years. It can weigh from 7 to 12 pounds.
Siberian originated from the land of Siberia, which is also the reason why it has long and thick fur. In addition, it is like Russia’s national treasure since we can find many stories, folktales, and fairy tales involving these furry guys.
It seems living in cold environment gives these Siberian cats a tendency to love and stick with people. They like to be with owners, and share the time with owners’ work. They are extremely caring, especially when the owner gets sick, they will come and comfort their owner. Being calm and gentle doesn’t mean they are inactive neither. They are quite playful and they are ready for any cat games such as fetch.
Some people said that Siberian cats seem to like playing with water, so it can be quite common if we see them splashing water in the bath tub, or messing with puddles.
Exotic Shorthair’s lifespan is around 11 to 15 years. It can weigh from 8 to 17 pounds and even more.
And that’s it folk! Which cat do you think is the cutest? Feel Free to share with us and for now, thank you and stay tune for more news in the future!
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