There are many breeds of cats; this article briefly examines the most famous races. Each race has marks and many times is easily recognizable. The cats have been crossed for many years, but the cats below are still bred purebreds.
The Russian Blue is a coating of silver-blue cat from Russia. The outer layer is large, everything is as soft and fluffy. The body is thin and elongated and the eyes are dark green. The breed is very intelligent and playful but can be shy among strangers. The breed is very loyal to its owners.
Another race is Abyssinia. The race is seen as originating in Egypt. This breed is active, colorful and strong. It is a medium-sized with a soft, silky, dense coat. The eyes are almond-shaped and can be gold, hazel, green or copper color. The race requires a lot of attention and is shy to strangers.
Burmese from Thailand. They are the eyes of gold or yellow. The Burmese was brown, but the selection was made available in several colors. This coat is short haired with a satin-like finish. A Burmese are intelligent, playful and even temperament.
One of the oldest races is the Egyptian Mau. The Egyptian Mau is the only natural and fastest race of spotted domestic cat. Although the Mau is smaller than some cats, the shape of the body and hind legs to provide greater flexibility and speed. The Mau is very faithful to its owner, but does not take well to strangers.
The Himalayan is a type of Persian cat. It is a long-haired cat requires daily brushing. It is crisp and the color blue eyes are the points of a Siamese which distinguish it from Persia. These are short legs limiting the ability to jump. It is gentle temperament and is a good companion.
One of the largest breeds of cat is the Maine Coon. He is originally from Maine, where he is the cat. It is long fur is water resistance and the shape of the toes, he can walk on snow. The Maine Coon is one of the largest breeds of domestic cats weighing up to 18 pounds. He is intelligent, nice, but cautious with strangers.
The Manx is a cat without a tail with a robust body; he was transferred in spite of the spine. The accounts of the spine being transferred tail. The original Manx on the Isle of Man. He has a long and heavy coat and thick outer layer. Having more legs before he gives the appearance of being rounded. The Manx has a sweet disposition and is a hunter.
Another is the long-haired Persian cat. Persian is a thick coat, short legs, broad head with large eyes and an appearance of a "push" side. It requires a cleaning and daily brushing to avoid health problems. He has a good temperament and a good companion.
The Devon Rex has a curly short soft fur, big ears, large head and an attitude. It whiskers are short and curved. It can jump very well through his long legs and big feet. He cannot tolerate extreme temperatures. Devon Rex is very intelligent and friendly.
Siamese cats from Siam (Thailand). The Siamese is a thin, long, well muscled body, triangular-shaped head, almond-shaped eyes and a long, thin neck. That short hair, soft and shiny and has a color scheme. The Siamese is the most vocal of all breeds and can easily skip. The Siamese is very intelligent and social.
Each race has its own appearance and behavior. As owner, you have to decide which features are important to you. Whether you choose a cat as those mentioned above, or a stray cat from an animal shelter, a cat made a faithful house pet when treated with love and kindness. If you choose a pure breed cat, make sure the cat is consistent with the Cat Fanciers’ Association standards of authenticity.