The Chausie is the result of crossing Jungle cats and domestic cats. They have a wild appearance with the more friendly traits of a domestic cat. A well cared for Chausie will live between 12 and 14 years on average.
The British Shorthair is a pedigree version of the everyday British domestic cat. They are devoted, sweet-natured animals. According to The International Cat Association (TICA), this popular breed has an average life span of 12 to 20 years.
The Havana Brown is the result of crossing Siamese and domestic black cats. These intelligent cats become very attached to their humans. Viovet reports that the average life expectancy of the Havana Brown is 15 years. Plenty of time to enjoy the company of this affectionate breed.
As the name suggests, people believe the Russian Blue originated in Russia and was first brought to Europe by sailors. Did you know that there are now three sub-breeds of Russian Blue; Siberian, American, and English.
According to popular belief, the American Shorthair is descended from European cats that arrived in America with the early pioneers. They have an average life span of 15 to 20 years in a loving home. This gentle, domestic breed make wonderful family pets.
The Japanese Bobtail is a distinctive breed, easily recognized by its extremely short tail, a genetic trait passed down through generations. Unlike the Manx Cat, the tail’s genetic mutation doesn’t result in any skeletal problems for this talkative breed.
The Siberian Cat, a.k.a Siberian Forest Cat, is historically from Russia. Their thick coats would undoubtedly have helped keep them warm. Described by owners as dog-like, Siberians are loving, cuddly, friendly cats that make a great family pet.
The Bombay looks like a miniature panther. Humans created the breed by crossing black American Shorthairs with sable Burmese. Vets believe Bombays to be a healthy breed and have a life expectancy of 12 to 16 years. They are energetic cats that love to be the center of attention.