Beautiful cats: 10 of the world's most popular breed of cat

We all know that crazy cat person in our lives. But which breeds of cat are the most popular?

1. Abyssinian

The Abyssinian cat is a clever, yet curious kitty who enjoys causing little bits of chaos. They do like to show off their gymnastic skills too.

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2. American Bobtail

The American Bobtail cat is strong and sturdy, yet loving and initiative. They are the type of feline friend who will always lend an ear.

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3. American Shorthair

The American Shorthair are cats that are very devoted to their owners, whilst also very adaptive to their surroundings.

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4. Balinese

Elegant, slender and outgoing, the Balinese cat is particularly talkative - and will expect you to have a good natter with them too.

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5. Bengal

Like a mini leopard, the Bengal cat has markings that are extremely striking. They are one of the most loving and affectionate cats on the planet.

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6. Birman

Bright blue eyes and bushy tails make the Birman an easily recognisable breed. They create bonds easily, and have a silky fur that rarely matts.

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7. Bombay

The Bombay cats were made by fusing together a Burmese cat and American shorthair. Recognisable by their pitch black fur.

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8. British Shorthair

Often seen having a snooze, the British shorthair enjoys its lounge time. Friendly and affectionate, their thick, soft fur and adorable eyes make them a favourite of many households.

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9. Devon Rex Cat

A breed of cat often associated with intelligence, the Devon Rex are clever little creatures, capable of learning new tricks easily.

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10. Domestic Longhair

Whilst not an official breed, the Domestic longhair is the name given to breeds of cat with an unknown origin, hence the popularity of them.

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