“Cat-tastic: The World’s Top 10 Most Gorgeous Cat Breeds”

1. Curly-haired Cats
2. Somali Cats
3. Turkish Angora Cats
4. Maine Coon Cats
5. Toyger Cats (Tiger-Like Cats)
6. Turkish Van Cats
7. Siamese Cats
8. Persian Cats
9. Long-haired British Cats
10. Scottish Fold Cats with Cupped Ears

In the United States in 1982, a cat named Speedy from a cat breeding farm gave birth to a litter of kittens. Some of the kittens were bald with ears that were far apart. They became known as LaPerm cats, recognized by TICA.

One distinguishing feature is their curly coat, whether short or semi-long. LaPerm cats are medium to small in size, with long legs, a long neck, large ears, and eyes shaped like almonds. LaPerm kittens develop curly hair as they grow. They are gentle, affectionate, agile, and active, often skilled at catching mice.

Care and Cost:
A well-balanced, nutritious diet is essential for their health and longevity, up to 15 years.

Their curly coat is easy to groom, and regular trimming is required. It’s important to clean their ears and trim their nails.

LaPerm cats have a unique curly coat

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2. Somali Cats
Somali cats originate from Egypt, where an Abyssinian cat mutated to have long fur. They have a sturdy, muscular build with a full body and a thick neck. Their heads have pointed noses and broad faces. Their sleek fur comes in colors like grey, light brown, and ruddy, with captivating round, wide-set green eyes. Somali cats are known to sleep a lot and are attentive to their surroundings.
Care and Price Information:
Ensure they have enough protein from sources like chicken, pork, fish, beef, organ meats, or eggs.
Regularly remove excess and tangled fur. Take care to schedule grooming time, check ears and teeth weekly or daily.

The Somali cat mesmerizes with its captivating leaf-green eyes.

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3. Turkish Angora Cat
The Turkish Angora Cat, also known as Ankara or Angora Cat, originates from the Ankara region in Turkey. This ancient breed has been around for thousands of years and was globally recognized by the CFA in 1973. The Angora cat is slim, agile, and has a silky coat, commonly in white color. With a long head, almond-shaped eyes, and large ears, the Turkish Angora is known to be playful and sociable. They are very friendly and easy to train.
Care and pricing information for Turkish Angora Cats:
They prefer meat and protein-rich food.
They do not need frequent baths, but it is important to clean parts that are prone to infection.

The Angora cat boasts a stunning coat of fur

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The Maine Coon Cat

The origin of the Maine Coon cat is still a mystery, but many rumors suggest that they originated from ancient North America, the result of breeding between local wild cats and long-haired cats. Maine Coon cats are now popular in the United States and Europe, and have been present in Vietnam since 2010. With their gigantic size, standing up to 100 cm tall and weighing between 5 to 8 kg, Maine Coons attract attention with their strong build, large eyes, long raccoon-like tail, and diverse coat. They are intelligent, easy to train, friendly, and loyal.


Their diet is simple, but it is important to control the fat intake to avoid weight gain. It is necessary to clean their food bowl daily.


Regularly groom their coats, bathe when necessary, and clean their ears, eyes, and neck daily.

Although it may seem ‘dry’, it is actually very gentle!

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5. Toyger Cat (Miniature Tiger Cat)
The Toyger cat is a breed originating from the United States and first appeared in the 1980s. The Toyger is the result of breeding between a short-haired cat and a Bengal cat. In 1993, the International Cat Association accepted the Toyger as a new breed. To date, there are more than 400 Toyger cats bred worldwide. They are cared for by professional breeders who seek opportunities for mating and reproduction. Since the first Toyger individual appeared, the breeding process has continued to this day.
This cat has a slender body. The standout feature of this breed is its tiger-like appearance. It has a small stature, muscular body, straight legs, medium height, long neck, small ears, and long tail. They range from medium to large size, weighing 4.5 – 7 kg. All the striped fur features are the result of breeding between cats and have no relation to tigers. Toyger cats are intelligent, cheerful, and easy to train. They also possess the superior hunting abilities of a tiger. They can catch mice, birds with sharp claws and sensitive noses.
Care tips and information on the price of Toyger cats:
Toyger cats are adorable and relatively easy to care for, and they are not picky eaters. However, to ensure the best health for your cat, pay attention to their diet to avoid obesity.
Toyger cats are very clean and should be groomed regularly, preferably bathed at least once a week. This will help reduce shedding and maintain the cat’s fur condition. Some common health issues in Toyger cats include progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and diabetes … If possible, take your cat for regular health check-ups.

Which is better: Tiger or Cat?

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6. Turkish Van Cat
The Turkish Van cat is a long-haired breed originating from Turkey, mainly found in the southeastern part of the country. They are a rare breed, even in their homeland. They are often seen near Lake Van, and there have been many theories suggesting that Turkish Van cats originated from Armenia.
Turkish Van cats can be considered as one of the largest cats in the world. Male cats are slightly larger than females. A male Van cat can weigh up to 9 kg with a height of around 32-36 cm, while a female Van cat weighs about 5-6 kg and is around 30-35 cm tall. They have big, round eyes that are blue or amber in color. The Van cat’s legs are strong and they can jump quite far. One remarkable feature of this cat is its long tail. The Turkish Van has thick, water-resistant fur. It looks almost entirely white with color patches on the head and tail, sometimes with scattered spots on the body. These patches are called “van” patterns, with various colors like red, cream, orange stripes, black, brown, etc. Van cats are very affectionate with their owners but can be extremely stubborn, active, intelligent, curious, and quite aloof with strangers. They enjoy climbing to high places at home to observe their surroundings and feel secure there.
Care and pricing information for Turkish Van cats:
This cat breed is relatively easy to care for, just provide them with adequate nutrition, including fruits, vegetables, and protein. Taking them out for walks is beneficial as Van cats love to be active.
Van cats shed their fur once a year, so regular grooming is necessary. Due to their water-resistant fur, they should be dried after bathing to prevent catching a cold. This breed is generally healthy and not prone to genetic diseases.

The Turkish Van is known for its unique characteristic coat.

Illustration – source: internet
7. Siamese Cats
Siamese Cats are a breed of short-haired cats from the East. Originating from Thailand in the 14th century, this cat breed has crossed borders, gained recognition in Europe, and conquered the United States since 1879. With its unique and elegant appearance, Siamese Cats have become a favorite choice for many people.
Siamese Cats are divided into two types: traditional and modern. The modern ones have a more angular appearance, long body, tall legs, triangular ears, and a long tail. The traditional ones have a larger bone structure, round face. Despite the slight differences, they all possess deep blue eyes, shiny coat, and a variety of colors. Their intelligent, friendly, and trainable nature is a strong point of Siamese Cats. They also know how to retract their claws to avoid harming others.
Care and pricing information for Siamese Cats:
Easy to care for, eats all types of food.
Brushing, daily teeth cleaning, bathing 2-3 times a month, limited outdoor exposure. Siamese Cats may be prone to genetic diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, and congenital defects.

The mystical green eyes of a Siamese cat

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8. Persian Cat
The Persian cat is one of the most popular and preferred pet cats in households. This breed originates from the ancient kingdom of Persia, which is now Iran. With its charming appearance, sturdy body, and gentle temperament, the Persian cat is an excellent choice for cat lovers.
Key features:
Persian cats have a medium-sized body, round head, short nose, and large eyes. They weigh around 3-5 kg and stand 25-38 cm tall. Their gentle, intelligent, and peaceful nature are excellent characteristics of this cat breed.
Care and pricing:
Persian cats enjoy eating meat such as beef, chicken, and fish. They need grooming for their fur, regular cleaning of ears, eyes, and mouth, and regular baths.

The Persian Cat, also known as the “pouty-faced cat”

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9. British Longhair Cat
The British Longhair cat, also known as Ald or British Longhair, originates from England. They have a sturdy body, shiny long fur, and a well-behaved nature. British Longhair cats have become a popular choice in families for their beautiful appearance and friendly personality.
These cats have round heads, short ears, bright eyes, and long fur. With a variety of fur colors, they create a very appealing appearance. British Longhair cats are often very playful when young and friendly towards children and toys.
Care and price:
Provide a diet rich in protein, regular grooming, and maintain cleanliness for the cat.

A sleek, long-haired British cat.

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10. Scottish Fold Cat with Folded Ears
The Scottish Fold cat, also known as the Scottish Fold ear cat, first appeared in Tayside, Scotland in 1960 and has since become popular in North America and Europe. With their adorable appearance, round heads, and especially their cute folded ears, they are one of the most beloved cat breeds.
The Scottish Fold cat has a plump body, round head, and sparkling multi-colored eyes. The most distinctive feature is their cute folded ears, creating a unique beauty. They have both short and long fur, with a fluffy tail. Their personality is gentle, friendly, and sociable.
Care and Price:
Scottish Folds require a varied diet, regular grooming, and bathing 2-3 times a month.

The adorable charm of Scottish Fold cats

Cropped ear cats often come in a variety of common fur colors such as silver, grey, blue-grey, lilac, and more.

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