Image Credit –
Cats have this unique charm in them that attracts us to them even
when they are doing nothing. They give out a vibe that calls for
attention. There are so many different breeds of cats, some big,
some small, some common, some rare, that it’s just not easy
listing them all at once. Every cat breed is worth mentioning,
but the few that make us go aww are the smallest cat breeds in
the world. These cats grow up to remain tiny their whole life!
Singapura Cat: With this breed of cats, you can
rightfully say that great things come in small packages. This
humble street cat from Singapore is extroverted, super-smart,
inquisitive, friendly, and affectionate. It is the smallest breed
of cats among the domestic cats which is rapidly increasing in
Munchkin Cat: The Munchkin cat has an average
body like any other cat, a little smaller. Well, its not an
average cat, for it has particularly short legs. As a result of a
natural genetic mutation, these felines have distinctive short
legs like Dachshunds. Despite the short legs, these cants cam
move quickly, and they are very fun to be around. These cats do
not let their short legs get in the way of fun!
Cornish Rex Cat: These cats are extremely
intelligent and family-oriented. It is an unusually coated breed
that is petit and playful and has a kitten-like appearance. It
not only looks like a kitten but also acts like one. It has a
slim muscled body and an egg-shaped head with huge wide-open
ears. It has long tail and legs that make this feline breed look
Devon Rex Cat: This is one breed that is unique
with unusually large ears and eyes, high cheekbones, with a
slender body and long legs. Their striking deep eyes make them
more attractive than any other breed. It is a highly
intelligent breed with a big personality. This feline breed can
even be taught to do tricks like a dog and they make great
American Curl Cat: Faithful and attentive are
the two strong words to describe this cat which has made its way
into the breeds of smallest cats. These adorable cats are famous
for their signature ears that curl back into a unique arc. Though
this breed of cats is not as talkative as the other feline
breeds, they make up for it with their strong relationship that
any pet owner will treasure forever.
Oriental Shorthair: This active breed of cats is
related to the Siamese family and are nicely muscled. The most
attractive feature of this breed is the beautiful almond-shaped
eyes that are either blue or green. Oriental shorthair breed of
cat loves to involve themselves in different activities. They are very
entertaining and make a great companion. These cats are also
susceptible and need a lot of love and attention.
The Most Affectionate Cat Breeds That You Should Know
Cats are mainly known to be aloof and disinterested. But that’s
not entirely true. Yes, certain cats like their own space and the
luxury of solidarity. But a lot of cats crave attention and are
really affectionate towards their owners. If you’re wondering
where you can find one of those cats, here are a few of the most
affectionate breeds. These cats love to snuggle (yes, I said
snuggle), cozy up to you and even sleep next to you. Cats can be
affectionate if you give them a chance.
Scottish straight/ Scottish
foldThese adorable cats are as snuggly as a stuffed
animal. Many of these cats are so mellow that many of them will
even go as far as letting your kids dress them up in their
Barbie clothes! More than that, they love to be where you are.
They are loyal to the core and will follow you into the ocean.
They have such sweet facial expressions that you can’t help but
be in awe of. These cats will love you as much as you love them
and then some.
RagdollThese cats are
called ragdolls because they just go limp in your arms. This
breed is not only really loving, but they also tend to have a
very laid back and quiet nature. They are soft although they
tend to be muscular, they are the ultimate indoor cats because
they just want to spend more time with the family. They even
have an adorable chirp for a meow that will make you feel
blessed if you live with one of these.
TonkineseThey are as
affectionate as they are adorable. These cats are everything
but aloof. They have amazing social skills and thrive on
attention. They extend their love to all the members of their
family. Nothing holds more value to them than being with their
BirmanThese cats may
be able to sense your mood! As soon as they see you happy,
they’re there in a jiffy, all hyped up and ready to be played
with. If they see you sad, they become the comforters. They’ll
be there to console and comfort you through whatever it is that
you’re going through. They provide entertainment, as well as a
shoulder to cry on when you need it.
loving cats who are also outspoken and lively. These cats can
also sense your mood and be what you want, when you want.
Nothing can be compared to the love expressed in their eyes as
they look at their owners. They are the best playmates during
the day and the best bed partners during the night.
There are a few other cat breeds which are also overly
affectionate. These include the Kurilian Bobtail, Burmese/
Bombay, Main Coon, Sphynx etc.