15 Gorgeous Grey Cat Breeds You’ll Love

The Discerning Cat

Although we always seem to hear about black cats the most, grey is a very common cat coat colour. Grey is often called blue in the world of kitties.

The Discerning Cat

Cats come in solid shades of grey as well as grey patterns for tabbies. Many of the popular cat breeds have grey as an option and there are three exclusively grey cat breeds.

The Discerning Cat

Russian Blue All Russian Blue cats are grey. They are a medium haired version of the Nebelung breed with a plush coat.

15 Grey Cat Breeds

The British Shorthair cat is a medium to large-sized cat breed with large gold, orange, or copper color eyes, a short, broad nose, and a short to medium coat. 

British Shorthair

Blue Persians are grey cats. Persian cats are affectionate, docile, and gentle kitties. This breed has a quiet demeanor; they plop down on any soft surface and simply pose for your appreciation.

Persian Cat

This french cat breed also only comes in grey or blue as it is often called. It is known as one of the most polite breeds – not a word normally associated with cats!


Nebelung is a less well-known cat breed and their name means “creature of the mist” in Germany. This breed is considered to be the long-haired version of the Russian Blue and only comes in grey.


When their coat has fully come in they are a sight to behold. They often come out in a full mane, fluffy chest, furry legs and even tufts of fur between their toes.

Norwegian Forest Cat

Scottish fold cat with yellow eyes Whilst they may be best known for those funny folded ears this breed is also characterised by beautiful big round eyes.

Scottish Fold

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