10. The Munchkin

The Munchkin

The Munchkin

“The Munchkin is a small to medium sized cat and can weigh between 5 and 9 pounds when fully grown. Due to a natural mutation that shortens the long leg bones this small breed of cat has a short stature.”

9. The Kinkalow

The Kinkalow

The Kinkalow

“This dwarf cat is a result of the cross breeding between an American Curl and a Munchkin.

The Kinkalow is a small cat with the typical curled back ears of the American Curl cat breed. This small cat breed is registered with TICA as an experimental breed.”

8. The Napoleon

The Napoleon

The Napoleon

“This dwarf cat is a cross between a Persian and a Munchkin. This new breed is not yet registered with any associations. The Napoleon is [usually] short-legged with long, silky fur and big eyes.”

7. The Lambkin

The Lambkin

The Lambkin

“The Lambkin is a cross-breeding between a Selkirk Rex and a Munchkin. The result is a small cat breed with a very curly coat.”

6. The Minskin

The Minskin

The Minskin

“Currently this dwarf breed of cat is classified by TICA as a preliminary new breed. The Minskin has hair on its face, ears, nose, legs and tail with the body having a sparse cover of hair. The Minskin is an affectionate, loyal, intelligent and very playful small breed cat.”

5. The Skookum

The Skookum

The Skookum

“This small breed of cat is a cross between the Munchkin and the LaPerm cat breed with the result being a short legged cat with a curly coat.”

4. The Genetta

The Genetta

The Genetta

“The Genetta cat (GT) is a dwarf cat breed. The genetta is being developed using breeds such as bengal cats, munchkin cats, savannah cats, Domestic short hairs, and Oriental Shorthairs. The goal of the Genetta breed is to create an exotic spotted or marbled cat that appears to resemble the African genet.”

3. The Miniature

The Miniature

The Miniature

“Miniature cats are normally about half the size of normal sized cats of the same breed and it is their appearance that make them so popular with people. What should be remembered is that not all small cat breeds are miniature cats.”

2. The Teacup

The Teacup

The Teacup

“Teacup cats are available in a variety of breeds and are simply put, small miniature cats. These small cat breeds are usually only about 9 inches high when they are mature.”

1. The Singapura

The Singapura

The Singapura

“Reportedly established from three “drain cats” imported from Singapore in the 1970s, it was later revealed that the cats were originally sent to Singapore from the US before they were exported back to the US. Investigations by the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) concluded no wrongdoing and the Singapura kept its status as a natural breed.”