These cat breeds are so cute that your heart will melt!

“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer

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Cats and your love for various cat breeds need no introduction beyond this quote here. Check out the most unusual of cat breeds that you will find across the world. Make your mind up and see if you want to pet any of these now.

1 Sphynx

This is one iconic cat we remember from FRIENDS. Remember the hissing cat that Rachael carried upto her apartment in one episode? Well this is that cat. It is a result of selective breeding and is not hairless, as opposed to the usual belief.

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Sphynx

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2 Ukrainian Levkoy

The Levkoy is one of the cat breed that has been created by man in between the years 2000-2011 in Ukraine. It is one of those cat breeds that has been the result of out-breeding a Donskoy female with a Scottish Fold male.

Ukrainian Levkoy

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3 Peterbald

The Peterbald is native to Russia. The cat looks like the Oriental Shorthairs breed. The cats are bald at birth or some come with a straight coat. This breed of Perterbald was created in St. Petersburg, Russia came into being by the mating of a Don Hairless Donskoy male with a female World Champion Oriental Shorthair.

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Peterbald

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4 Colorpoint Shorthair

This is one of the most popular cat breeds and is called the Colorpoint Shorthairs. This is a breed recognized by the Cat Fanciers’ Association. The cat breed is intelligent, playful, affectionate and bubbly.

Colorpoint Shorthair

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5 Tonkinese Cat

The Tonkinese is a popular pick among cat breeds. It is a crossbred between the Siamese cat and Burmese cat.

Tonkinese Cat

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6 Cornish Rex

While maximum cats come with three hair types, this is one of those cat breeds that has hair only in its undercoat.

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Cornish Rex

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7 Savannah Cat

The Savannah Cat is one of the hybrid cat breeds. It is a cross breed between the large-eared- African wild cat and domestic cat.

Savannah Cat

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8 Bengal Cat

The Bengal cat belongs to the hybrid cat breeds category. It is friendly and was first studied in the 70s for being immune to leukaemia.

Bengal Cat

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9 Egyptian Mau

The Egyptian Mau is one of the best known short haired cat breeds. They even see a change in facial expressions as well as eye colour depending on their moods.

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Egyptian Mau

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10 Korat

The Korat is a short haired cat with blue-gray colour and originated from Thailand. These are named after the province of Nakhon Ratchasima. Its green eyes are a distinct identity as is its head shape.

Korat

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11 Maine Coon

The Maine Coon ranks greatly among the latest pet cat breeds. It also comes with strong hunting skills.

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Maine Coon

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12 Japanese Bobtail

As is evident from the name, the Japanese Bobtail is native to Japan and the Southeast Asian region. It forms a rare pick amongst cutest cat breeds as it’s tail is similar to that of a rabbit. Elizabeth Feret first took a Japanese Bobtail to the West in the year 1968.

Japanese Bobtail

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13 Burmilla

The Burmilla is a pet cat breed that is a result of interbreeding among Persian, Cinchilla and the Burmese cat breeds.

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Burmilla

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14 Munchkin

The Munchkin is a pretty new addition to the list of cute cat breeds. The legs of these cats are pretty short.

Munchkin

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15 Scottish Fold

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The Scottish Fold looks like an owl. It is one of the cat breeds named after another animal—the rabbit– in this case! This cat is also called the Coupari, Highland Fold, Longhair Fold and Scottish Fold Longhair.

Scottish Fold

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Aren’t these cats making you go awww?? They really are so cute that one glance at even their pictures is not enough! So, are you thinking of getting one home??

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