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How many different cat breeds are there in the world?
The Cat Fanciers Association only recognizes 42 cat breeds, whereas the International Cat Association recognizes 71. There are also some more experimental breeds that are unrecognized, so it would be safe to say that there are between 42 and 100 cat breeds in the world.
What is the most popular breed of cat?
Most Popular Cat Breeds 1 Ragdoll 2 Exotic Shorthair 3 British Shorthair 4 Persian 5 Maine Coon 6 American Shorthair 7 Devon Rex 8 Sphynx 9 Scottish Fold 10 Abyssinian More items…
How often do the cat breed lists change?
Usually, the cat breed lists stay the same in all organizations and do not change quite often. Nevertheless, new breeds can be occasionally developed and they demand authentication. The CFA or cat fanciers鈥?association has introduced two new breeds in their 2018 list. One of them is Lykoi and the other is Khao Manee.
Are there any new cat breeds being developed?
However, new breeds are occasionally developed and aim for recognition. The CFA introduced two new breeds to their accepted list for the 2018 season: the Lykoi and the Khao Manee. Cat breeds are also often developed from a few cats that shared a certain genetic trait.