The strong, shaggy Maine coon is a well-proportioned large domesticated cat. There are many stories of how this breed developed.
A black and white Cornish Rex is striking to behold with its famed tight, curly rows of fur; wide-set large ears; and svelte physique. They're sometimes referred to as the greyhound of the cat kingdom.
Like the Cornish Rex, the Manx is dog-like. They're usually playful, companionable, even-tempered, and energetic. Manx cats are also smart and highly trainable.
This breed gets its name from its shorter than average legs, which occur due to a genetic mutation. Munchkins come in a vast array of color combinations,
Often confused with their Siamese relative, the Oriental shorthair is a separate breed. Unlike Siamese, these cats have green eyes and come in many patterns and colors, including black and white.
While the pure white Persian is often the most photographed and highly prized variety of this popular breed, they also come in other colors, including black and white.
This unique Siberian cat breed is large, sturdy, and intelligent. It had to be, growing up in an exceptionally unforgiving climate with painfully short summers and long, harsh winters.
Famed for their small folded-over ears, the Scottish fold has a rather impish-looking appearance. These cats are usually anything but impish in personality.
Siberian cats have a very dense, semi-longhaired, triple coat. They need this fur to survive the freezing, forested subarctic Siberian regions of Russia.