Top 10 Best Domestic Cat Breeds

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Cats are the best pet and very loyal to their owners, Lets have a look for Best listed top 10 domestic breeds in USA , Canada and UK.

Persian

Origin: Iran
Lifespan: 10 – 17 Years
Weight: 7- 12 pounds
Height: 10-15 inches tall
Long14.5 – 17.5 Inches
Colors:White, Black, Blue, Red, Cream, Chocolate and Lilac
Variants: Himalayan, Toy, Exotic Shorthair, Chinchilla Longhair and Sterling
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

MaineCoon

Origin: Maine, United States
Lifespan: 12.5 Years
Weight: 7.9-12 lbs. (Female) & 13 – 18 lbs. (Male)
Height: 10-16 inches
Long40 inches
Colors:White, Black, Blue, Shades of Blue and Brown.
Variants: BLUE MAINE, Silver Maine, Cameo Maine, Brown Maine, Cream Maine and White Maine
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

Exotic Shorthair

Origin: United States
Lifespan: 12 – 15 Years
Weight: 15 Pounds
Height: 10-12 inches
Long-
Colors:Black, blue, white, tabby to Calico and a Siamese-like.
Variants: British Shorthair
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

Siamese

Origin: Thailand, China
Lifespan: 15 – 20 Years
Weight: 8 - 15 Pounds
Height: 8.0 - 10.0 inches
Long11.5 – 14.0 Inches (29 - 36 cm)
Colors:Chocolate Point, Blue Point, Lilac Point, Flame Point
Variants: Tabby Point and Tortie point.
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

Ragdoll

Origin: Riverside, California USA
Lifespan: 15 – 17 Years
Weight: 15 - 20 Pounds
Height: 9 - 11 inches
Long17 – 21 Inches
Colors:tortie-lynx, chocolate, lilac, red, blue
Variants: Tabby Point and Tortie point.
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

Abyssinian

Origin: Ethiopia, Great Britain
Lifespan: 14 - 15 Years
Weight: 9 - 17 Pounds
Height: 8 - 10 inches
Long12 – 16 Inches
Colors:Blue, ruddy, Cinnamon and fawn
Variants: -
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

Sphynx

Origin: Toronto
Lifespan: 8 - 14 Years
Weight: 6 - 12 Pounds
Height: 8 - 10 inches
Long13 – 15 Inches
Colors:Black, white, lavender, chocolate and bicolor
Variants: Russian Blue, Domestic Shorthair, American Shorthair, European Shorthair
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

Birman

Origin: Myanmar (Burma), France
Lifespan: 12 - 16 Years
Weight: 10 - 12 Pounds
Height: 8 - 10 inches
Long15 - 18 Inches
Colors:Tortie, blue, Cream, Lilac and chocolate.
Variants: Tabby and tortie variations in seal
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

Oriental Shorthair & Longhair

Origin: United States, United Kingdom
Lifespan: 12 - 15 Years
Weight: 10 - 15 Pounds
Height: 9 - 11 Inches
Long11 - 14 Inches
Colors:300+ Colors available
Variants: British Angora, Javanese, Foreign Longhair, Mandarin
Scientific Name: Felis Catus

Bengal

Origin: United States
Lifespan: 14-16 years
Weight: 20 - 22 Pounds
Height: 8.0 - 10.0 Inches
Long14 - 18 Inches
Colors:Brown , Silver and Snow
Variants: Chain Rosetting, Donut Rosettes, Arrowhead Rosettes, Paw-print Rosettes, Clouded Rosettes
Scientific Name: Felis catus - Prionailurus bengalensis

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