Cat breeds from around the world – North America
Cat breeds- North America
A stunning male Opicat
Named from the wild Ocelet, as it has a spotted coat. It is one of the few breeds of cat that will walk on a lead.
This is a variety of Red Persian cat. The face is similar to the face of the Pekingese dog.
Tortoiseshell & White Longhair
This cat has the three colours of tortoiseshell: black, red and cream. The fur is silky, thick and dense and the cat has a solid, broad shape.
A long-haired Persian style cat which has breed bred from Siamese, Birman and Persian cats.
A cat developed from selective breeding from the Himalayan cat. It has a Persian style pink-grey coat, with a solid, cobby body and has a thick tail with a plume.
Also developed form selective breeding from the Himalayan cat. It has rich, dense fur in a chocolate colour with patches of red, cream and brown.
A long-haired Siamese cat; the varieties are the same as those in the Siamese breed.
This distinctive American breed developed from farm cats. It is a very large, sturdy, intelligent and it is an excellent family pet.
This cat has a shaggy, very thick coat which needs daily brushing to prevent matting of the fur.
This is a cat with a ‘wild’ appearance but with the graceful body of the oriental breeds.
It is a mutation of the Abyssinian cat.
This is a long-haired version of the Manx cat. A lively, intelligent cat which tolerates dogs well.
The fur of the Javanese is long and silky and lacks an undercoat; the cat was bred from Balinese. It has a cream body with blue, tortoiseshell, lilac or pink-grey points.
A shaggy long-haired mutation of the Burmese cat in a seal-brown colour.
This cat originated from California. This cat has a very high pain threshold and therefore injuries may go un-noticed. It is cat which needs tranquility and may do best living indoors.
A hardy, healthy cat which is larger and more muscular than its British cousin.
This cat has a coat with a rough texture and a curly or hooked hair which springs back when touched.
A descendant of the American Shorthair, similar to the Persian cat but with a more manageable fur coat.
These cats are produced by mating Siamese with Abyssinian cats, producing new colourings.
Sometimes called- Oriental Shorthair, a solid coloured Siamese cat.
There are varieties in white, black, smoke, cameo, chestnut and tortoiseshell.
A cross breed of Burmese and American Shorthairs. It has a dense black and glossy coat.
A cross between the Siamese and Burmese cat. A very affectionate cat.
A creation between the Siamese cat and the Bicolour American shorthair. White paws indicate its name.
A hairless cat with a long and slender body, triangular shaped head and large pointed ears.
This cat differs from a Burmese cat only in colour; they are very affectionate cats.