Siamese cats are well-known for their tri-colored coats and blue eyes. They are an old Asian breed from Siam. They were owned by royalty. When it was given to the English consul-general in 1880, its popularity skyrocketed in England.
Persian cats are popular in the United States due to their calm demeanor and silky fur. In the 1600s, it originated in Persia/Turkey and was adored by royalty and Queen Victoria.
Bengal cats, modern-day cats with Asian ancestry, are bred from Asian leopard cats and domestic cats to have a house cat behavior and a wild appearance.
Korat, a rare cat breed, evolved years ago in Thailand. They were brought to Europe in the 1800s and were known as "blue Siamese" because of their blue coats.
Burmese cats were revered in Burma. Dr. Joseph G. Thompson crossed Wong Mau with Siamese to form the breed when it was imported to the United States in the 1930s.
The smallest domestic cat breed, the Singapura, is 4-8lbs and has wide eyes, large ears, and a sepia coat. Singaporean street cats are becoming appreciated as pets.
Birmans are a Burmese breed that was mixed with Siamese in France. Chatty with a softer voice who converses with others. No undercoat, single-length coat.
Balinese cats have lengthy coats as a result of a Siamese cat mutation. There is no relation to Indonesia. Because of their magnificence, they were named after Bali temple dancers.
Himalayan breed: a Persian-Siamese cross with pointed coloring, blue eyes, and a thick, stocky physique. Cats are known as the "gentle giants."
China's national cat, Dragon Li, may have descended from Chinese mountain cats. It's also known as the "fox flower cat," and it's a rare breed that's rarely seen outside of China.