Some cat breeds are smaller than other cats.Like other breeds small cat breed has their own characteristic,size,history,color,behavior and so many things. Here we list six small cat breed.If you want to learn something about small sized cat breed please read the full article:
Singapura is one of the world’s most smallest cat. Their main characteristics are : large ears and eyes, blunt tail and brown ticked coat.Singapura cats were originally from Singapur. In 1982 CFA recognized this small cat breed as a official breed. They are very active,playful and curious cat.They have a very fine and short coat. An adult male weight vary from (6-8) pounds and a female weight vary from (4-6) pounds. Their tail is slightly shorter than their body length and slender shape.Their tiny little voice always attract you.
Despite of busy nature they are very friendly to people. They never shy to meet people. This small cat breeds also like other cats and cat friendly dogs. On cold winter night they are excellent bed warmer. In the celebration of Singapur’s 39th National Day Singapore Zoo arranged a exhibition of Singapura cat.small cat breed
Munchkin is a comparatively new small cat breed. They are generally sweet nature, active, friendly, outgoing and interesting cat. This breed is identified by its short legs. Their back legs are slightly longer than the front legs. Though they comes in both long-haired and short-haired variety.The long-haired Munchkin has semi-long silky coat and the short-haired Munchkin has medium-plush coat.
Munchkin is small to medium size cat. Female Munchkins are smaller than male. Females are typically weights between 4 to 8 poundes and males are 6 to 9 pounds. In 1994 TICA’s new Breed Development Program recognized this breed. Due to some controversy The American Cat Fanciers Association and Cat Fanciers Association (CFA) won’t recognize this breed. According to Guinness World Records A Munchkin cat (named Lilieput) held the record of shortest living cat in the world.
Another name of American Curl is “Peter Pan”. American Curls are still an uncommon cat breed. Unusual ears ( which curl back from the face toward the center of back of cranium ) is the main characteristic of American Curl. Their ears are very sensitive. Rough handling may damage their cartilage in the eras.They are medium-sized cat with strong and healthy body. They take 3-4 years to get full maturity. Mature cats are basically (5 to 10 ) lbs.
Interesting thing of this cat is their kitten are born with straight ears but begin to curl with 2-10 days. When they are 4 months, their ears should be hard and stiff and will not curl any more. American Curls have both long and short hair coat which lie against their bodies. They are very friendly with their owner. They enjoy to play with child and cat friendly dogs.
Devon Rex coat is very similar to Cornish Rex. This is basically a short haired small cat breed. Slender bodies,wavy coat and large ears are their main identification. They have three types of hair: awn hair, guard hair and down hair. Their coat is lighter than the other cat breed coat. This are medium sized cat with uncommonly large body and slightly rounded ears.Their eyes are larger than other breed.Devon Rex is very people oriented,active and playful cat. They have a good high jumping ability. You often find them in the height place in the home. They are very inteligent and trainable cat.They learn trick very easily and play fetch.
Devon Rex always try to sit at dining table with the other family members. They prefer that food which you have prepared only for them. They generally stay indoor because they have no guard hair which protect them from sun’s harmful ray’s. Every season their density of coat length will change.
Minskin is perfect for them who are looking for short coated and small cat breed.Minskin is originally from United State and very popular in United State. They are very curious,affectionate and highly inteligent cat.Owners of a Minskin cat always enjoyed their cat company especially who want a independent cat.It mostly weighs between 4 to 8 lbs and heights in between 7 to 8 inches.They come in all colors and patterns including tortoiseshells, tabby patterns, solids and colors with white. They have strong body and medium length tail.Their large sized eyes make them more attractive. Their energy level is extremely high and always like to play. Minskin is one of the most intelligent cat in the cat world.
Cornish Rex is a popular small cat breed.This is a domestic cat.They are originally from England and United Kingdom. On average females weigh 5-7 pounds while males are weigh 8-10 pounds.For exceptionally sleek and galloping gait Cornish Rex often compared as Greyhound of the cat world. Having unusual coat they like to suite and chill to indoor warm and dry climates.They come in all colors and pattern with or without white pointed. Their coat is most prominently curly over the hips and back.For any companion cat breed Cornish Rex has one of the most softest coats.
They are highly intelligent and like to play fetch and chase with other pets and their owner.They have outgoing nature cat. They are always social to the children and other pets.Cornish Rex is noticeably athletic and movable cat.
“Small Cat Breeds” written by Nirob