Category: Cat breeds

Turkish Angora cat

The origin of the Angora is Turkey. Its name comes from the city of Angora (today Ankara). There, the white specimens, named Ankara kedi, are considered a traditional symbol …

Sphynx cat

This breed is also known as the Canadian Hairless, because it appeared for the first time in Canada. It is, without a doubt, the most unusual breed that exists. …

Siamese cat

Siamese cats usually held a very important role in the funerals of kings in Thailand in centuries past. They were placed inside the tomb and when they escaped through …

Balinese cat

The first specimen of the Balinese cat appeared in the United States at the end of the 40s.  Its birth was attributed to a cross between two Siamese carriers …

Persian cat

The Persian cat descended from the Turkish cat of Angora; and its geographical origin is the ancient region of Persia (currently Iran) and Ankara in Turkey. That is where …

Maine Coon cat

Its name comes from the state of which it is a native. The Maine Coon breed is the only native of the United States, more specifically, as we have …

Devon Rex cat

The Devon Rex cat is a breed that arose from a curly hair mutation occurring in Devon in 1960. Different from the Sphynx, the Devon Rex has rexed (fuzzy) …

Chartreux cat

Its name comes from the Monastery “La Grande Chartreuse.”  The legend of the monastery says that in the Middle Ages, two notable contributions came to the world from their …