Bombay Cat – The MiniBlack Panther

Bombay cat

The Bombay is a short-haired cat breed and it is the name given to black cats of the Asian group. It is also sometimes called the Black Burmese and nicknamed “mini-panther”. Its characteristic walk has the appearance of a sway, resembling the Indian black leopard. It is known to be an active … Read more

Chartreux – The Smiling Cat of France


The Chartreux is a rare domestic cat breed that originated from France. They are known for their “smile” because of the structure of their heads and their tapered muzzles that often make them appear to be smiling. They are also sometimes compared to a mime because they are silent but communicative and … Read more

Chinese Li Hua – The Smart Cat of China

Chinese Li Hua – The Smart Cat of China

The Chinese Li Hua, pronounced as “lee-wah”, is a recently established Chinese breed of domestic cat. It is also known as the Dragon Li or China Li Hua. It is a smart cat that typically forms a strong attachment to people. This breed was developed from a common landrace of cats in … Read more

Burmese Cat – A Brick Wrapped in Silk

Burmese Cat

Burmese is a domestic cat breed that originated from Thailand. It is often described as a “brick wrapped in silk” because of its solid and muscular body. But even though it is a heavy cat, it does not preclude it from being active and acrobatic. This cat breed descends from a single … Read more

The Loving American Bobtail

The Loving American Bobtail

The American Bobtail is an uncommon domestic cat breed which is famous for its stubby “bobbed” tail that is about one-third to a half-length of a normal cat’s tail. But this breed is not related to the Japanese Bobtail even though they have similar names and physical type. The genetic mutation that … Read more

The Sweet Himalayan Cat

The Sweet Himalayan Cat

The Himalayan or nicknamed as Himmy is a breed or sub-breed of long-haired cat that is identical in type to the Persian. The only exceptions are its blue eyes and point coloration that came from crossing the Persian cat with the Siamese cat and then breeding their offspring until the desired characteristics … Read more

The Gentle Norwegian Forest Cat

The Gentle Norwegian Forest Cat

The Norwegian Forest is a domestic cat breed that originated from Northern Europe. It is the official cat of Norway where it is known as the “skogkatt” which means “forest cat”. That is the reason why it was named the Norwegian Forest Cat when it came to North America. But since the … Read more

Nebelung Cat: Creature of the Mist

Nebelung Cat

The Nebelung is a rare domestic cat breed. Its name is a combination of the German word “Nebel” which means mist or fog, and the name of a medieval Germanic saga, “Nibelungenlied”. In German, the name Nebelung means “creature of the mist”, in reference to its shimmering silvery-blue coat that seems to … Read more

Birman – The Sacred Cat of Burma


The Birman is a long-haired, color-pointed, domestic cat breed that is distinguished by a silky coat, deep blue eyes, and contrasting white gloves or socks on each of its paws. It is also known as the “Sacred Cat of Burma” because based on legends, it descended from Burmese temple cats who were … Read more

Siberian – The National Cat of Russia

Siberian cat

The Siberian cat is a native from the taiga of Siberia. It is a variety of domestic cat that’s present in Russia for centuries. Its longer name is Siberian Forest Cat, but it is usually referred to as the Siberian or the Siberian cat. Aside from that, it is also called the … Read more