These Smallest Breeds of Cat Will Make You Go Aww

BY | October 02 | COMMENTS PUBLISHED BY

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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 itโ€™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 popularity.

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 fragile.

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 companions.

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 About

Cats are mainly known to be aloof and disinterested. But thatโ€™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 youโ€™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.

  1. 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 canโ€™t help but be in awe of. These cats will love you as much as you love them and then some.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 owners.
  4. BirmanThese cats may be able to sense your mood! As soon as they see you happy, theyโ€™re there in a jiffy, all hyped up and ready to be played with. If they see you sad, they become the comforters. Theyโ€™ll be there to console and comfort you through whatever it is that youโ€™re going through. They provide entertainment, as well as a shoulder to cry on when you need it.
  5. SiameseThey are 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.

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