Top 5 Small Cat Breeds

Top 5 Small Cat BreedsCheck out these tiny fluffy lap-monsters.  These small cat breeds are ideal for people who live in tight spaces or for those who just like small cats.  No matter how small they are they will give you oodles of love!

Small cat breeds come in an array of types and colors. Here is a list of some small cat breeds.

Abyssinian

This cat breed is believed to have been worshiped for more than 4,000 years by the Egyptians, making them one of the oldest cat breeds in the world. They have an appearance of a muscular body, large ears, and almond-shaped eyes. These cats are known for being lap cats but they do like people and other animals.

American Curl

This cat breed is the first to be accepted by the Cat Fancier Association. They get their name because of the fact that they have curling ears. These cats are very low-maintenance, active, healthy, friendly, playful and sociable.

Cornish Rex

This cat breed first came into existence in the summer of 1950. They are known for having fur that is very soft and rather wavy. Their face is often compared to that of a Siamese cat and like the Siamese cat, Cornish Rex cats are smart and loyal. In addition, they are also affectionate and very clingy.

Munchkin

This cat breed features short legs that is caused by something called hypochondroplasia, a natural spontaneous mutation. Their body is smaller than that of a regular cat, but they have very short legs. This breed of cats was established in the 1980’s, so they are relatively a new breed.

This cat breed is known as the Smallest Domesticated Cat in the World, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. They are roughly half the size of a regular sized cat, and features a petite body, big eyes and long ears. These cats love to climb and are extremely playful and active.

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