17 Unusual Cat Breeds

That Are Different But Still Adorable

Everyone loves all felines at The Discerning Cat, but I have to admit there are some cat breeds that stand out from the crowd.

These unusual cats don’t really resemble other cat breeds and have quite uncommon features and traits.

These interesting cats are some of the most unique cats you can find.

These high-energy cats are always on and ready for fun. What they love most is being close to their owner, so they will tend to be in whichever room you are in.


These unique domestic cats love people and get along easily with other pets in the house – making them ideal for the indoors.


These felines are intelligent, active, and require regular stimulation. Devon Rex cats are jumpers, and their favorite place is at head level, so perches and cat trees should be provided.

Devon Rex

A very unusual and pricey cat breed is the regal Sphynx. Well-known for its hairless coat, the Sphynx cat is a wonderfully friendly and playful cat – and they’re certainly striking.


The Napoleon breed is playful and active and doesn’t like to be left alone. It likes human company but is also happy with other animals, including dogs and cats.


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