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Four MORE Rare Domestic Cat Breeds

Updated: Oct 17, 2023

If you enjoyed our first blog post about rare domestic cat breeds and wanted more, you're in luck! We've collected another four breeds for your viewing pleasure down below!

The Sokoke

The Sokoke originated in the Sokoke Forest region of Kenya. They are a medium-sized breed with a slender but athletic build and medium-length legs. They have a short, sleek coat that is available in a variety of colors and patterns, including solid, tabby, and spotted. This shorthaired cat with its striped gorgeous coat is a true sight to behold, especially since you're likely to never see one in person outside of Kenya!

The Egyptian Mau

The Egyptian Mau is a breed of domestic cat that is believed to have originated in ancient Egypt. The breed is known for its distinctive spotted coat, which comes in various colors, including silver, bronze, smoke, and black. Egyptian Maus are medium-sized and are very outgoing exotic cats with a lean and athletic build. They have long legs, a relatively short tail, and are known for their speed and agility. They are exceptionally intelligent and affectionate cats that adore cuddles and snuggles and can make excellent pets for those who are willing to devote the time and energy needed to care for them. They are also very fond of playing in water!

The Turkish Angora

The Turkish Angora is a breed of domestic cat that is, as the name suggests, native to Turkey. They are known for their long, silky coats, which come in a variety of colors, including white, black, red, blue, and cream. White tends to be the most common. Turkish Angoras are medium to large and have a slender, elegant build. They are known for their intelligence and playful personalities and are generally very active and energetic. In terms of grooming, Turkish Angoras have a high-maintenance coat that requires regular grooming to maintain its condition. It is recommended to brush their coat at least once a week to prevent tangles and mats from forming, and some fanciers brush as often as once a day. They may also need to be groomed more frequently during shedding season.

The Abyssinian

The Abyssinian is a breed of domestic cat that is believed to have originated in the horn of Africa, specifically present-day Ethiopia. They are known for their short, fine coats, which come in various colors, including red, blue, fawn, and chocolate, green eyes, and love climbing high...very high. A cat tree is an absolute must for this breed, and you may want to invest in multiple. Abyssinian cats are medium to large in size and have a slender, athletic build. They are known for their intelligence and playful personalities, and are generally very active and require a lot of mental exercise along with physical.

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