10 Rarest Cats In The World

1. Devon Rex

The Devon Rex is a breed with a distinctive look. The breed has a distinctive elfin appearance due to its wide eyes, small nose, high cheekbones, and enormous, low-set ears.

2. Kurilian Bobtail

The Kurilian Bobtail cat is a super rare breed, with only around 100 cats in North America alone, according to TICA.

4. Norwegian Forest cat

The Norwegian Forest, a native of Norway, is exceedingly energetic and active. This cat breed is quite rare, but can mainly be found in Europe.

5. Egyptian Mau

One of the rarest cat breeds in the world, Egyptian Mau cats have only 6,700. A medium-sized cat, this feline is extremely playful, active and energetic with very well-developed muscles.

5. Minskin

These cats make great indoor pets since they are outgoing and affectionate. The Munchkin and Burmese cats were crossed, together with the Devon Rex and the Sphynx, to create the Minskin cat.

7. Tonkinese

Tonkinese cats are more innocent-natured and are known for being very energetic and adaptable to both other animals and people.

8. LaPerm

The wavy coat of these exceptionally intelligent cats is the outcome of a mutation that was only identified in the 1980s, making them a relatively recent breed.

9. Turkish Van

This playful and energetic cat is typically found in Iran, Iraq, and eastern Turkey. One of the rarest cat breeds in existence today, only 100 of them are born in the US each year.

10. Chartreux

This breed is regarded as France's national cat. But this cat breed only recently made an appearance in the US, making it a beloved rarity.