It’s safe to say that every cat owner thinks their cat is the best, most beautiful of cat breeds. And that very well might be true! We cat lovers form strong bonds with our pets that sometimes surpass the love of our very own human friends. Because what’s better than coming home to a little furry friend that’s just as devoted to you as you are to them? Pretty much nothing in our opinion.
But while every cat has it’s own sort of appeal, there’s just something special about these next few breeds. From incredible patterns to no hair at all, the following cat breeds are sure to make any cat lover stop in their tracks. To put it simply, these aren’t your average kitty.
This breed seems to have come straight from the jungle with it’s leopard-like markings and striking facial features. The hybrid of a domestic cat and an Asian jungle cat, Bengal cats are known for their intelligent and playful nature according to PetFinder.com.
While they need lots of attention, they are loyal to their owners and great with kids. With a life expectancy of 10 to 16 years, Bengal cats quickly become lifelong members of the family.
Go to bengal.rescueme.org to rescue a Bengal Cat in your state.
This lesser known breed originated out of Devonshire, England in the late 1950s according to The Cat Fancier’s Association. They are strikingly recognizable by their large ears, slender bodies and elfish qualities. Devon Rex cats are considered by many to be the dogs of the cat world. They are loyal, playful and extremely affectionate in many of the same ways as dogs.
If you get a Devon Rex cat, be prepared for loyalty abounding! They like attention and will fall in love with you as quickly as you do them.
Follow the Facebook page, “Rescue Me! Devon Rex Rescue” to adopt a Devon Rex near you.
The Singapura cat is the smallest domesticated cat at only four to eight pounds depending on its gender. It is recognizable by it’s large, amber eyes, and smooth, silky coat. The Sungapura cat sports a unique coat color, almost similar to that of a squirrel but with warmer tones.
According to HillsPet.com, this breed is “powerful, assertive” and famously high energy. Singapuras are also incredibly intelligent, giving any other breed a run for it’s money.
To adopt a Singapura cat near you, check out https://www.adoptapet.com/s/adopt-a-singapura.
This stunning breed is not your typical black cat. In fact, it might more resemble a panther than any house cat. Known for its sleek coat and large, saucer like eyes, the Bombay cat is undeniably beautiful. Making this breed even more exotic looking, it has a distinct walk, similar to that of a pouncing Indian black leopard.
Head to https://www.adoptapet.com/s/adopt-a-bombay to find the Bombay rescue cat of your dreams.
The cat world is full of stunning breeds of all kinds and there are many more where this came from. To learn more about rescuing your favorite animal breeds, check out this article on why you should adopt your next furry friend.