The following list of cat breeds includes domestic cat breeds and domestic/wild hybrids. The list includes established breeds recognized by various cat registries, new and experimental breeds, distinct domestic population not being actively developed and lapsed breeds. Here in Pet Paw, you will find a comprehensive list of cat breeds with specific breed information on hundreds of breeds of cats.

We outline cat breed basics and give you the skinny on what you should know before bringing a new kitty home – everything from the history of your cat breed of choice to common health concerns and what they are typically like to live with.


Breed Country Origin Image
American Bobtail United States Crossbreed TICO (8).jpg
American Curl United States Mutation American curl 2.jpg
American Longhair United States Crossbreed Crystal - American Longhair Cat.png
American Shorthair United States Natural American Shorthair.jpg
Abyssinian Ethiopia Natural Gustav chocolate.jpg
Aegean cat Greece Natural Aretaki.jpg
Australian Mist Australia Crossbreed Australian Mist.jpg
American Polydactyl United States Mutation Polydactylcat.jpg
American Wirehair United States Rex American Wirehair - CFF cat show Heinola 2008-05-04 IMG 8721.JPG
Arabian Mau Middle East Natural Arabian Mau.jpg
Asian (cat) Developed in the United Kingdom-Britain BrownVarientAsianCat.JPG
Asian Semi-longhair Great Britain Crossbreed Tiffanie at cat show.jpg
Balinese United States Crossbreed Oskar.jpg
Bambino United States Crossbreed
Bengal United States Hybrid BengalCat Stella.jpg
Birman Burma Natural Birman2.jpg
Bombay United States Crossbred Bombay cat.jpg
Brazilian Shorthair Brazil Natural Gato pelo curto brasileiro.JPG
British Shorthair United Kingdom Natural Britishblue.jpg
British Longhair United Kingdom British Longhair - Black Silver Shaded.jpg
Burmese Burma and Thailand Natural Blissandlucky11.jpg
Burmilla United Kingdom Crossbreed Male Burmilla cat.jpeg
Calico Natural
California Spangled Cat United States Crossbreed Star Spangled Cat.jpg
Chantilly/Tiffany United States
Chartreux France Natural Abbaye fev2006 003.jpg
Chausie France Hybrid Chausiecatexample.jpg
Cheetoh United States Hybrid Crossbreed
Colorpoint Shorthair Jake117.jpg
Cornish Rex United Kingdom Mutation BebopsLilacPrince.JPG
Cymric Isle of Man Natural/Mutation Cymric - Norwegian forest cat presentation show Kotka 2009-02-01 IMG 0687.JPG
Cyprus Aphrodite Cyprus Natural
Devon Rex England Mutation Devon Rex Izzy.jpg
Domestic Shorthair Cat Tabby-cat-domestic-shorthair-balthazar.jpg
Donskoy or Don Sphynx Russia Cat don sphinx.JPG
Dragon Li China Natural Dragon Li - Li Hua Mau1.jpg
Dwelf Crossbreed
Egyptian Mau Egypt Natural Egy mau.jpg
European Shorthair Sweden-Italy Natural European shorthair procumbent Quincy.jpg
Exotic Shorthair United States Crossbreed Cream tabby exotic cat.jpg
German Rex East Germany Mutation German Rex Emi.jpg
Havana Brown United Kingdom Havana Brown.jpg
Highlander (cat) America Crossbreed
Himalayan/Colorpoint Persian United Kingdom Crossbreed Chocolate Himlayan.jpg
Japanese Bobtail Japan Natural JapaneseBobtailBlueEyedMi-ke.JPG
Javanese Crossbreed Javanese cat.jpg
Korat Thailand Natural Veda,chat-adulte-mâle-race-korat.JPG
Kurilian Bobtail Russia Natural Kurilian bobtail.JPG
LaPerm United States Mutation Laperm LH red tabby.jpg
Maine Coon United States natural Maine Coon female.jpg
Manx Isle of Man Natural/Mutation Manx breed cat named Inkku.jpg
Mekong bobtail Russia Natural/Mutation Mekong bobtail female, Cofein Pride cattery.jpg
Minskin United States All
Munchkin United States Mutation Longhairedmunchkin.jpg
Nebelung United States Nebelung Male, Aleksandr van Song de Chine.JPG
Norwegian Forest Cat Norway Natural Norskskogkatt Evita 3.JPG
Ocicat United States Crossbreed Ocicat-Charan.jpg
Ojos Azules United States
Oregon Rex United States Mutation
Oriental Bicolor Oriental shorthair 20070130 caroline.jpg
Oriental Shorthair Mite 030604.jpg
Oriental Longhair
Persian Greater Iran Persialainen.jpg
Peterbald Russia All Tamila.jpg
Pixie-bob United States Natural Jarnac Bepacific feb07.jpg
Ragamuffin United States Crossbreed 20050922AmarilloRes.jpg
Ragdoll United States Long Ragdoll from Gatil Ragbelas.jpg
Russian Blue Russia Natural Russian Blue 001.gif
Russian Black, White or Tabby Australia Crossbreed
Savannah United States Hybrid Savannah Cat portrait.jpg
Scottish Fold Scotland Natural/Mutation Scottishfold.jpg
Selkirk Rex United States Mutation/Cross PolloSelkirkRex.jpg
Serengeti cat United States Hybrid Crossbreed Serengetimalecat.jpg
Siamese Thailand Natural Siam lilacpoint.jpg
Siberian Russia Natural Qgcfillimor.jpg
Singapura Indonesia Natural Raffles singapura cat.jpg
Snowshoe United States Crossbreed Snowshoe (cat).JPG
Sokoke Kenya Natural Sokoke dalili.jpg
Somali United States Mutation Blue Somali kitten age 3 months.jpg
Sphynx Canada/USA Mutation Sphinx2 July 2006.jpg
Thai Thailand Natural Mimbi3.JPG
Tonkinese Canada Crossbreed Tonkinese.gif
Toyger United States Crossbreed Toyger - Cornish Rex presentation show Riihimäki 2008-11-16 IMG 0101.JPG
Turkish Angora Turkey Natural Angora.jpg
Turkish Van Turkey Natural Turkish Van Example2.jpg
Ukrainian Levkoy Ukraine Ukrainian Levkoy cat.jpg
Ussuri Russia Natural Hybrid
York Chocolate Cat United States Adult Kittie (s).jpg
Breed Country Origin Image