Types of Cat

    Published: October 22, 2019

    There are many types of cats, one of the closest friends of people. Some of these species have grown naturally and some have grown in laboratories.


    Types of Cat

    • 2. Exotic Shorthair Exotic Shorthair Produced as a derivative of Persian cats, the Exotic Shorthair breed can be called a shorter- haired version of Persian cats. It first appeared as a result of the mating of American Shorthair cats and Iranian cats in the 1950s.
    • 3. Devon Rex Devon Rex It is said to have been born in Devon, England. 1984 has been recognized as a species in its own right cat.
    • 4. Cymric Cymric It is thought that the Cymric cat was formed from the mating of Shorthair and Manx cats. Its most prominent feature is that it has no tail.
    • 5. Chinchilla Chinchilla Chinchilla cat is a kind of Persian cat. Chinchilla is considered a separate breed by some cat breed organizations. Expands as the color grows
    • 6. Chartreux Chartreux France origin. Chartreux, Siamese cat, Siberian cat, Abyssinian cat and Ankara cat are among the oldest cat breeds in the world.
    • 7. Californian Spangled Californian Spangled Bred from Ankara cat and siamese cat mating. Smarter than other cat species. Loves to play games.
    • 8. Burmese Burmese These cats are a fairly old cat breed. Known as the cousin of the siamese cat. It emerged in England in the late 1800s.
    • 9. Bombay Bombay This breed, known as the Bombay cat, originated in the United States. It was formed by mating Sable Burmese and Black American cat. Medium size and short hairy
    • 10.  Birman Birman The Burmese Cat is known as the 'Holy Cat' in the Burmese region. French mythology; it is said to have received this special appearance from a blue-eyed queen. It is thought to be related to Ankara cat and Siamese cat
    • 11. Ankara Cat (Angora) Ankara Cat (Angora) The date these cats emerged is unknown Had a period of extinction It was taken to Europe by sailors in the 17th century. Ankara cat became the lover of European nobles in the 18th century.
    • 12. American Curl American Curl American Curl is a pretty new cat. Naturally produced as a result of genetic mutation It was born for the first time in Lakewood, California.
    • 13. American Bobtail American Bobtail American bobtail cat was discovered in Arizona in the 1900s. Mating of yodi and sander cats. Clever, waste and cute cats.
    • 14.  Abyssinian Abyssinian Abyssinian cat appeared in England. It is thought to have been brought from Africa in the 19th century. The Abyssinian is a medium-sized cat and reaches a maximum weight of 4.5-5 kg.
    • 15. Persian Cat Persian Cat Persian cat is a long-haired cat breed, distinguished by its round face and small mouth. The distribution of cats exported from Khorasan came to Italy via Pietro della Valle in Ankara in 1620s.
    • 16. British Shorthair British Shorthair The British Shorthair species was first introduced into England during the Roman invasion, and it was said that wild cats began to be seen in 1870 as a result of mating. It is said to be saved from the danger of extinction by mating with the Blue Rus, Burmese, Persians and British cat breeds.
    • 17. Maine Coon Maine Coon Maine Coon is a very old cat species native to North East America. The Maine Coon cat then mated with the local short- haired cats to become final.
    • 18. Scottish Fold Scottish Fold The Scottish Fold Cat was discovered in Scotland in 1961 by a farmer named William Ross. The father of the Scottish Fold Cat, born by a flat- eared cat, is an unknown race. The Scottish Fold Cat, which turned out to be a genetic disorder of the curved ear structure, was therefore canceled. However, it continued to be produced in the US
    • 19. American Shorthair American Shorthair It was founded in 1620 with a voyage from England to the Atlantic Ocean. The American Shorthair, renowned for its elimination of rodents, was renowned for its workers' status during the voyage.
    • 20. Tiffanie Tiffanie Tiffanie first appeared in England in 1980. It was the result of mating Burmilla cats and Asian cats. It attracts attention with its humane, loving and outgoing structure.
    • 21. Van Cat Van Cat Van Cat is very similar to Ankara Cat because of its white fur in general. The motherland is the Eastern Anatolia Region. In terms of its characteristics, the Van Cat changes fur to survive the cold in winter, hot and dry in summer.
    • 22. Bengal Cat Bengal Cat The ancestors of Bengal cats are Asian leopard cats. When the Asian Leopard cat breed came to extinction, the Asian leopard cat, the Abyssinian cat and the British Shorthair cats were mated by geneticists.
    • 23. Oriental Longhair Oriental Longhair Oriental Longhair cats, considered modern versions of siamese cats, are known for their unique green eyes. Oriental Longhair, which can have many colors and patterns of fur, has close to 300 fur patterns and color samples. Oriental Longhair cats, first recognized in England in the 1800s, were considered a version of Siamese cats at that time.
    • 24. Laperm Laperm LaPerm is a type of curly cat that was discovered by farmers in 1980. Although it is not known which cats have occurred as a result of mating, this cat species that was accidentally named LaPerm. With its loving nature, LaPerm cat has a very strong bond with its surroundings and family.
    • 25. Egyptian Mausu Egyptian Mausu According to some sources, Egyptian Mau cats are regarded as pets of Pharaohs. The appearance and feather structure of these cats is quite impressive, as a result of a completely natural mutation without any human effort.
    • 26. Havana Cat Havana Cat Despite its origins in South Asia, it was once known in Europe as the “Swiss Mountain Cat’’ and eventually renamed Havana Brown. Although it is not known exactly how its origins are, it is thought that the first time from Thailand to Europe was 1890.
    • 27. Tonkinese Tonkinese Tonkinese breed, which is the result of mating Siamese and Burmese cats, is a cat of Southwest Asian origin. Known as ‘’Chocolate Siamese’’ in the 1880s, this breed lost its dark colors as a result of natural mutation after it was produced in England.
    • 28. Pixie Bob Pixie Bob The Pixie Bob race was first born in 1985, coincidentally. Although it is not known from the father 's genes, it is thought to come from wild forest cats.
    • 29. Korat Korat Korat cats, of Thai origin, are held at hand with the belief that they bring good luck in this region. Since the 14th century, Korat has frequently appeared in literary works. The date on which Korat cats first came to the west is unknown. However, in 1896, it was known that Korat cat was introduced in a cat show in England. This race reached the United States in 1959.
    • 30. Burmilla Burmilla This cat breed, which first appeared in 1981, was accidentally produced as a result of mating Iranian and Burmese cats. Although it was accepted as a species of Burmese cats for a while, after research has increased, Burmilla cats are considered to be a completely different species.
    • 31. Japanese Bobtail Japanese Bobtail Japanese Bobtail is known as a cat species native to Japan and South East Asia. It is rumored that the Japanese Bobtail cat, known as a fairly old cat species, came from China to Japan in ancient times.
    • 32. Oriental Shorthair Oriental Shorthair The first Oriental Shorthair began to appear in Britain in the late 1800s. This breed, which is derived from Siamese cats, has spread in a short period of time because it has a very different appearance than other cats. Oriental breed, which attracted the attention of cat breeders working on Siamese cats, began to be produced in two different types: Longhair and Shorthair.
    • 33. Ocicat Ocicat Produced as a hybrid of Abyssinian, Siamese and American Shorthair races, the Ocicat breed is completely domesticated and has a very docile character. This breed, which was first produced in 1964, has accidentally emerged.
    • 34. Somali Cat Somali Cat It was first introduced in 1871 at the Crystal Palace Cat Show. There is no information as to where the origin of this race originated or from which country it came from. In some rumors, Somali cats are said to have been raised by the Pharaohs and transported to Europe by ships of the time.
    • 35. Peterbald Peterbald Peterbald is a new cat that emerged in Russia in 1993. This breed, which is among the medium- sized cat breeds, has a similar appearance to the Sphynx cat. Breeders are thought to be the result of mating Siamese, Oriental Shorthair and Sphynx cats.
    • 36. Balinese Balinese These cats, named after the Bali island of Indonesia, are a different type of siamese cats. Although long hairs are thought to be caused by genetic mutations, there is no definite information about this. The Balinese breed, like Iranian and Ankara cats, has long and impressive feathers.
    • 37. Nebelung Nebelung Nebelung cats, which are considered as long- furry version of blue Russian cats, take their name from the appearance of their fur. Nebelung cats, first produced in Germany, were unearthed by Cora Cobb in the Nebelheim cat house.
    • 38. Selkirk Rex Selkirk Rex The Selkirk Rex breed, known for its feathers and thick fur, is also known as the “sheep- skinned cat”. Selkirk Rex cat, who has a genetic connection with Cornish and Devon Rex cats, was born as a result of natural genetic mutation. Selkirk Rex, born in Montana for the first time, is known as 1987.
    • 39. Ragamuffin Ragamuffin Ragamoll's cats, which are produced as a result of the studies to increase the variety of colors and fur on a different race called Ragdoll, carry the genes of Persian, Himalayan and local long-haired cats.
    • 40. Manx Cat Manx Cat Manx is known as a cat from Man Island, which is renowned throughout the world for its capabilities. This species, which occurs as a result of natural mutation, is known to be short tail or without tail.
    • 41. Singapura Singapura In the 1970s, the Singapura cat, which was produced in Singapore, is an interesting species due to its small size. Genetic studies of the Singapore cats in 2000 revealed that there was little genetic difference between the Burmase cats and Singapure cats.
    • 42. Norwegian Forest Cat Norwegian Forest Cat The origins of Norwegian Forest cats go back hundreds, even thousands of years. Norwegian Forest cats, known as the cats pulling Freya's car, are also the ancestors of the Ankara Cat.
    • 43. Himalayan Cat Himalayan Cat It was discovered by mating the Persian cat and the Siamese cat. Himalayan cats, since 1934 began to breed. Since 1950 it has been seen all over the world.
    • 44. Toyger Toyger Developed in the United States in 1980 by Judy Sugden, breeder of Bengal cat, Toyger cat was created by bringing together different gene pools. These cats, which occur in the breeding of a domestic breed and Bengal cat, have a wild appearance.
    • 45. Siberian Cat Siberian Cat Siberian cats from the Siberian region of Russia live in the forested areas of Siberia in their wild environment. It has a history of thousands of years. The cats, fed by the villagers living in the region, have managed to become domesticated and become the present.
    • 46. Savannah Cat Savannah Cat The Savannah breed was first produced on April 7, 1986. Savannah, a hybrid of a medium-sized wild African cat and a local species, is named after the producers, not from the region. The breeds of Bengal, Mau and Oriental Shorthair cats were also found in Savannah.
    • 47. Munchkin Munchkin Munchkin cats, which emerged as a result of natural mutations, first appeared in England in 1944. Outside of England, it is possible to come across traces of Munchkin cats in Russia in 1956 and in the US in the 1970s.
    • 48. Ragdoll Cat Ragdoll Cat Ragdoll cats were first produced by Ann Baker in California in the 1960s. Introduced to the country through a foundation founded by Baker, the Ragdoll breed became popular in a very short time thanks to its beautiful appearance and impressive furs.
    • 49. Siamese Cat Siamese Cat Siamese cats are a natural species. In other words, there is no hybridity in its genetic structure. In contrast, the genetic structure of the Himalayan cats in Bali, Iran has traces of siamese cats.
    • 50. Sphynx Cat Sphynx Cat Accidentally produced Sphynx cats were born as a result of genetic mutation. In Canada, this race, because of the lack of fur attracted much attention, necessary studies for the controlled reproduction was initiated. Sphynx cats, which soon became known to be an original breed, began to grow in numbers since 1970.
    • 51. Blue Russian Cat Blue Russian Cat This species, first seen in the Russian port, is said to have emerged as a result of mating with cats brought by many different countries, especially England. However, it is claimed from the old photographs that the Blue Russian cat is a cat that was presented to brides at Russian weddings. As a result of the researches, the species is believed to be descendants of British Blues, Blue Point and modern Russian cats.