Cat Breeds Quiz
This cat breed was the subject of a nearly $1 million painting.
- Persian cats are known for being quiet and sweet, yet also demanding a sense of royalty. While they may always appear to be white, Persian cats have up to 80 different color combinations.
This cat breed is descended from the Leopard Cat.
- Bengal cats are athletic, possessing flexible, agile, and strong bodies. They are high-energy and fun-loving and show strong loyalty. The Bengal Cat descends from the small Asian leopard cat.
This cat breed was once the most popular cat in the United States.
- Siamese cats are agile, muscular, playful, and friendly. They are thought to be one of the oldest breeds in the world. For a while, Siamese cats had cross eyes.
These cats have webbed feet.
- Sphynx cats are also known as hairless cats. They are sweet-tempered and lively. This breed is relatively new, the first hairless litter was documented in 1966 in Canada.
Despite its long fur, this cat is often considered hypoallergenic.
- Siberian cats are friendly and affectionate. Although records about this cat weren't kept until 1980, it is believed that the breed was around 1,000 years ago in Russia. Siberian cats appear in various Russian fairy tales.
This cat was commonly used to protect colonists' stores from mice.
- American shorthairs are powerful, with heavy muscles and bones. Even the coat of this breed is relatively hard to protect the cats. Although it is said that American shorthairs originated in America, it is believed they originated in England.
This cat naturally has a very short tail, which evolved centuries ago.
- Manx cats are round creatures who are often heavier than they appear. This breed is often tailless, giving it the name Rumpies. Manx cats are one of the oldest breeds. appearing in many legends and The Bible.
These cats are known for their playful attitudes, even later in life.
- Oriental Shorthairs are agile, muscular, and strong. They are a breed that likes to be treated like loyalty, always the entertainer. Oriental Shorthairs were bred deliberately in the 1950s and 1960s.
This breed was selectively bred in the 1980s, and recognized as a breed in the 2000s.
- Toyger cats are very similar to tigers in appearance, with distinctive facial marks and black stripes. This breed is incredibly friendly and outgoing. Toyger cats were bred in the 1980s to look like tigers.
This English cat breed typically grows very little guard hair and awn hair, the stiff protective hairs that protect the soft down underneath.
- Devon Rex cats have large eyes, high cheekbones, and large, elfish ears. They are often compared to pixies, elves, and space aliens because of their large ears. Devon Rex cats have been traced back to a single cat in 1960.