Every year, the 24th of October marks the Day of the United Nations. It’s an opportunity to celebrate unity between different nations around the world — and that’s a concept we can certainly apply to the cat scene.
Keep reading the article to check out five wonderfully and sometimes a little weird cat breeds from around the globe.
According to the feline legend, the story of the Singapura starts back in 1975 when a couple of workers returned to the United States from a spell in Singapore with some brown cats that they had picked up. Finally, the breed became known as the Singapura.
Nowadays the Singapura cats are known by its stocky stature and unique brown-ticked coat. They’re also said to be extremely sociable.
2- Devon Rex
The Devon Rex is one of the most unique cat breeds in the world, mainly because it looks like something along the lines of a devilish pixie-feline hybrid.
Originating in the United Kingdom, the Devon Rex’s trademark characteristics include big pointed ears and an elf-like face. The cats also act with a mischievous streak for good measure.
Because of its name, You might think the Sphynx comes from Egypt. But, it turns out that this unique cat breed originates from the less exotic climes of Canada.
Beyond its origin story, the Sphynx is one of the world’s most famous hairless cats. The Sphynx’s lack of hair implies that they like to keep warm with a fashionable sweater or hooded top in the colder seasons.
4- Japanese Bobtail
The Japanese Bobtail is also one of the most popular unique cat breeds, because of the breed’s characteristic nub of a tail. The look of the Japanese Bobtail cat might make you think you’re watching a cat upfront but a rabbit from behind.
Apart from the back end appearance of the Japanese Bobtail, a lot of people think that this breed is also the inspiration behind the ubiquitous Maneki Neko figurines of a cat with a raised paw that is supposed to bring good luck to businesses.
5- Khao Manee
At first, you might think that it’s just another white cat, but there’s much that stands out about the Khao Manee.
Take a close and a better peek to the image above and you’ll notice that this Thailand cat breed possess striking eyes of different colors. Because of that, they’ve picked up the nickname the Diamond Eye cat.
Let us know in the comments below, what is your favorite cat breed?
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