Japanese Bobtail. It’s been said that Japanese Bobtails, or JBTs for short are the inspiration behind the Maneki Neko, a cat ornament that graces the shelves of commercial stores. Japanese Bobtails are one of the few rare breeds that are naturally occurring. These “smiling” cats are native in the land of Japan, and like their…

Nebelung Cat. The Nebelung Cat is a distinct, one-of-a-kind breed that’s highly sought after due to its majestic appearance and even-mannered temperament. These cats are gentle and would like nothing more than peace and quiet. Nebelung is loosely translated as “creature of the mist” in the German language. Often mistaken for a Russian Blue (where…

Chausie Cat. Many cat enthusiasts fantasize about owning a wild cat and keeping it as a domestic mainly due to its majestic appearance. The Chausie cat may very well be the closest thing to a domesticated mini-tiger you can have lounging in your house! Chausies are bred to look like the untamed jungle cats of…

Korat cat. The Korat Cat is a symbol of good luck, prosperity and health in its native country of Thailand. Otherwise known as a “Si-Sawat” cat, this remarkable feline’s name literally translates to “color of the Sawat seed”. Korats are often presented in pairs during wedding ceremonies, fertility rites and as a gift for newlywed…

Singapura Cat. The Singapura cat is a celebrated feline in its native country, Singapore. In 1991, the Singaporean government declared Singapuras National Living Treasures, and was even once made into a mascot by the Tourism Board of Singapore. More than that, the Singapura is a relatively quiet cat sporting unique features, seemingly infinite curiosity and…

Tonkinese Cat. The Tonkinese Cat is one of the many breeds that result in crossing the Siamese with other varieties to bring out specific traits, patterns, colors and hair lengths. Tonks, as they are colloquially called, are named as such because they can be wacky creatures that love to make fools of themselves from time…