Sporting a bunny-like tail that's often called a "pom," the Japanese bobtail is a fairly small cat breed with a tail that is straight or bent. As its name suggests, this breed is closely associated with Japan,
The American bobtail breed was developed in the 1960s. A couple adopted a stray cat with a short tail and bred him to their female cat with a typical long tail.
With the appearance of a miniature bobcat, the pixie-bob is one of the most wild-looking bobtail cat breeds—but rest assured this domesticated cat is an easygoing and affectionate feline friend.
Some Manx cats have no tails, while others have very short tails. A Manx with no tail is referred to as a "grumpy," while a Manx with some tail bone protrusion is called a "rumpy riser."
This bobtail cat breed lived for centuries on the Kuril Islands between Siberia and Japan. Its bobbed tail is a naturally occurring trait and can range in length. In fact, no Kurilian bobtail cats have tails that look exactly alike.
The Cymric is essentially a longhaired version of the Manx. Some—but not all—breed registries recognize it as a separate cat breed. Cymric cats have a dense double coat and typically lack a tail altogether,
The highlander is a new type of cat, originating in 2004 from a cross between a desert lynx and jungle curl, two hybrid cat breeds. It used to be known as the highland lynx.
The Mekong bobtail originated in Thailand centuries ago. It has a naturally bobbed tail that can vary in length and can be curved or kinked in different ways.
Blue is the most common eye color for the exquisite Turkish angora, but its eyes also can come in green, gold, amber, and even bicolor.