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The 12 Cutest Cat Breeds No One Can Resist

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The cuteness level of these fabulous felines makes them irresistible. Whether small, large, or fluffy, there’s something for everyone in these 12 cutest cat breeds – they’ll make you say awwww!

However, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention that you never want to pick a pet strictly on its looks. To help you, below you will find some insight on each breed, its personality type, and physical characteristics to guide you in choosing the cute cat breed that’s just right for you and your lifestyle.

Now, on to our picks of the 12 cutest cat breeds!

1. Persian


Breed Info • Persian

Average Height: 14-18 inches
Average Weight: 7-12 pounds
Life Expectancy: 10-17 years
Coat: Long. In addition to black and white, they come in a variety of solid coats (white, cream, black), as well as tabby, calico, bi-color, silver and gold, shaded and smoke, and Himalayan.

Persians are absolutely gorgeous and one of the most popular breeds in North America. Recognized by their snub nose, which gives their face a flat appearance, and their long, fluffy fur – they epitomize cute.

Homebodies at heart, Persians are generally sweet, affectionate, and quiet and get along with other animals that get along with them.

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2. Norwegian Forest Cat

Norwegian Forest Cat

Breed Info • Norwegian Forest Cat

Average Height: 9-12 inches
Average Weight: 13-20 pounds
Life Expectancy: 14-16 Years
Coat: Semi-long, double coat. Colors range from white to cream, red, cinnamon, tabby, and black.

Nicknamed “Wegies,” they have a gorgeous semi-long, fluffy, double coat that gives them an elegant appearance. They are sweet and affectionate, although they do have their independent side.

Wegies are stocky and hearty and are one of the largest domestic cat breeds in size. Their history can be traced back to the Vikings and Norse lore.

3. Devon Rex

Devon Rex

Breed Info • Devon Rex

Average Height: Up to 18 inches
Average Weight: 6-9 pounds
Life Expectancy: Up to 15 years
Coat: Short, wavy. May come in any color or color combination.

This small cat with a triangular head, large ears, and big piercing eyes has an adorable appearance like no other. Even more unique of the Devon Rex breed is its unique thin and wavy coat, courtesy of a genetic mutation.

Devon Rex cats are very active and outgoing, while also loving to socialize with people, cuddle, and interact with other household pets.

4. Singapura


Breed Info • Singapura

Average Height: 6 to 8 inches
Average Weight: 4 to 8 pounds
Life Expectancy: 9 to 15 years
Coat: Short. Singapura coats come in one color: Sepia agouti. It’s essentially a fancy name for a ticked tabby pattern, with dark brown spots over light, cream-colored fur. 

Looking for a cat that stays kitten-sized for life? Singapuras only get slightly larger in adulthood. But it’s their round face with the big eyes that make these kitties so cute.

Singapuras get along with nearly everyone, especially thriving when given lots of love, attention, and interaction with others. This includes young children, other felines, and cat-friendly dogs.

5. Turkish Angora

Turkish Angora

Breed Info • Turkish Angora

Average Height: 9-14 inches
Average Weight: Up to 9 pounds
Life Expectancy: Up to 15 years
Coat: Silky, intermediate length. Although their color is most often all-white, besides black and white, some have other colors or combinations

Angoras have a luscious fluffy coat that is absolutely stunning and hard to resist petting. 

Angoras are active and curious, and require a lot of attention, but will reward you with loving affection.

6. Maine Coon

Maine Coon

Breed Info • Maine Coon

Average Height: 10-16 inches
Average Weight: Up to 20 pounds
Life Expectancy: 9-15 years
Coat: Long, double coat. In addition to black and white, they come in more than 75 color combinations.

Instantly recognizable by cute and tiny tufts of hair at the tips of their ears that give them a pointed look, these fluffy-coated kitties have a regal look.

These large cats are great with people, kids, and other cat-friendly pets. Generally laid-back, they are the perfect cuddling companion.

7. Ragdoll


Breed Info • Ragdoll

Average Height: 9-11 Inches
Average Weight: 10-15 pounds (Female); up to 20 Pounds (Male)
Life Expectancy: 13-15+ Years
Coat: Silky, medium-length. Often seen as white with color at the points, however, this breed comes in multiple colors.

Though one of the largest domesticated cat breeds, they are gentle giants with fluffy fur and cute faces who love people.

These docile and affectionate cats love to chill by curling up in your lap to be petted. Let the purring begin!

8. Russian Blue

Russian Blue

Breed Info • Russian Blue

Average Height: Around 24 inches
Average Weight: 7-12 pounds
Life Expectancy: 15-20 years
Coat: Short. Bluish-grey.

Striking with its bluish-gray coat, it’s the large green eyes and the dense fur of the Russian Blue that make it look so cute and cuddly.

Playful and friendly with its family of humans, the Russian Blue is also quiet and can be standoffish around others it does not know well.

9. Bengal


Breed Info • Bengal

Average Height: Up to 18 inches
Average Weight: 8-15 pounds
Life Expectancy: 10-16 years
Coat: Short. Markings include vivid spots or distinctive marbling that are richly colored and highly contrasted and are outlined in black, chocolate, or gray/silver.

Despite the tiger-like suggestion of its name, the Bengal is relatively small and a hybrid that’s crossed between an Asian leopard cat and a domestic house cat. 

Bengals are intelligent, curious, and active, needing more exercise than other cat breeds.

10. Munchkin


Breed Info • Munchkin

Average Height: 5 to 7 inches
Average Weight: 6 to 9 pounds
Life Expectancy: 12 to 15 years
Coat: Munchkins come in all color combinations and coat styles, and can have short coats, long coats, or be hairless.

As the name implies, these cute kitties are known for their tiny legs and short stature that’s due to a genetic mutation. Energetic, their playful nature makes them bundles of fun.

Whimsical and born extroverts, Munchkins enjoy socializing with other cats, as well as cat-friendly dogs. They are loving and affectionate with people.

11. Ragamuffin


Breed Info • Ragamuffin

Average Height: Up to 33 Inches
Average Weight: 8-20 Pounds
Life Expectancy: Up to 18 Years
Coat: Silky, long. Colors include white, platinum, chocolate, black, red, chestnut, cinnamon, lavender, or blue.

As fluffy-furred as a plush toy, and irresistibly adorable with its big eyes, the Ragamuffin has a thick, soft, plush coat you just want to pet and cuddle.

These furballs are likely to follow you around and are great with young children. While playful, they are also calm and happy to lay in your lap and purr.

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12. American Curl

American Curl

Breed Info • American Curl

Average Height: 18-20 Inches
Average Weight: 7-10 Pounds
Life Expectancy: Up to 18 Years
Coat: Short or long. Come in any color or combination of colors.

Cute overload is what you get with this delightful kitty. It has naturally backwards-curling ears, which give it a perpetual happy appearance.

American Curl kitties are outgoing and energetic, and can even be taught tricks and to walk on a leash. Friendly, affectionate, and make great family pets.

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