Top 5 Cat Breeds

What greater gift than the love of a cat.

Charles Dickens

Many people are misinformed about cats. They believe that cats are not affectionate and selfish. But this not true. One should know the language the cat speaks to you. There are some amazing breeds of cats who love to get attention and be pampered. In recent trends cats as pets are becoming very common. Many companies have also come up which develops balanced food for them just as dogs,

Here are the 5 most popular breeds of Cat.

1. Persian Cat

Also Known as Shirazi Cats. They are Iranian in origin and may live up to 17 years. They have a distinct character with a long mane which requires regular grooming. They should be given a nutritious diet. In India, they cost up to 25k.

2. Bombay Cat

One of the unique traits of Bombay Cat is their short and shiny hair which looks like a Panther coat. They are friendly, easily adaptive to any environment and keen to learn. They are priced between 28k to 49k INR.

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

Albert Schweitzer

3. Maine Coon

Maine Coon is one of the oldest cat breeds. They are obedient, polite and child friendly cats. Due to their friendly nature and easily adaptable habit they are high in demand. The cost of Maine Coon can easily go up to 45k in India.

4. Siamese Cat

Siamese origins from Thailand. They are attention seekers and do cry if they ignored. These breed of cats have a distinctive blue colored eye with sleek body line covered with brownish or creamish fur. Their price ranges between 10k to 18k INR.

A cat will be your friend, but never your slave.

Theophile Gautier

5. Himalayan Cat

Himalayan cats are a crossbreed of Siamese and Persian cats. It shares the traits of both of them. This breed is lousy and loves to be on their owner’s lap. Due to long fluffy coat it requires frequent grooming. In India, they cost up to 35k.