16 Unusual Cat Breeds You Might Not Know About

According to The International Cat Association, there are 71 standardized cat breeds.

As long as you know how to care for your cat, each and every one of these breeds can be a wonderful addition to your life.

Some of them, luckily for us, are particularly weird and wonderful. Keep reading to find out all about the strangest of our furry feline friends.

Selkirk Rex kittens are born with the curly gene, often even having ringlets in their whiskers. It’s quite a sight, seeing a tiny little creature with such a bold coat.

Selkirk Rex Cat

This interesting, elegant feline is closely related to the Oriental Shorthair cat, but it has a long, silky, healthy coat. Which suits its long, tubular body particularly well.

Oriental Longhair Cats

Minskin Cat Breed

Minskin cats have quite stocky bodies and rather short lets. Their coat is unique due to its lack of fur. The Minskin breed was created from the Sphynx cat breed.

All Wirehairs can be traced back to a spontaneous mutation that occurred in 1966. That’s why they’re such a rare breed – their unusual coat simply can’t be replicated.

American Wirehair Cat

The mischievous Devon Rex cat, also known as the pixie cat, is a loving and loyal feline breed. They make the ideal companions and welcome family and friends’ attention, as well as being great with kids and other pets.

Devon Rex

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