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Thursday, 25 December 2014

THE MOST EXPENSIVE AND RARE BREEDS OF CATS

In the world there is a lot of variety of cat breeds, which differ not only in appearance. Depending on the rarity and purity of the breed price may reach several tens of thousands of dollars.
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So the rating of the most expensive breeds of cats.


Devon Rex - shorthair breed of domestic cats, which originated in the 1960s. UK. The representatives of this breed have a very extraordinary appearance, delicate body is covered with a soft, curly hair, and his head is decorated with huge ears.They are very intelligent and easily trained to fulfill even the most difficult tricks. Besides Devon Rex cats are hypoallergenic, making them even more popular. The price of this "alien" cat with pedigree ranges 400-1200 dollars .

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Peterbald or St. Petersburg Sphynx - Fine breed cats bred in Russia in 1994 as a result of the pilot crossing Oriental cat and sphynx. Peterbald body can be completely bald or covered with soft fuzz. These elegant animals have a slender body, long form of the head and big ears divorced in hand. Petersburg sphinxes can be described as curious, friendly and affectionate cats that are vital to communicate with people. Thanks to their exceptional intelligence and extraordinary rapport they respond well to training. Cost peterbald depends upon its class, and gender and may vary from 300 to 1300 dollars .

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Himalayan cat - a breed of long-haired cats, identical in appearance to the Persian, with the exception of the blue eyes and the color-point (light body with dark muzzle, paws, ears and tail) obtained by crossing Siamese breed with Persian. Breed originated in the 1950s. US. Himalayan cats are a middle ground between Persia and Siam: they are not as intrusive as the Siamese and Persian little more active. Himalayans are very affectionate, playful, obedient, friendly animals, having a calm and gentle disposition. Price Himalayan cat breed is 500-1300 dollars .

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Scottish Fold or Scottish Fold - a very interesting breed, the main distinguishing feature of which is shown in the characteristic structure of the ears, bent forward and down. This unusual piece of their appearance is the result of genetic mutation. The first representative of the breed was discovered in 1961 in Scotland. Scottish folds have a balanced temperament, playful, intelligent, get along well with all family members. In addition, they have a number of amazing features.Firstly, the particular voice cats, characterized by its usual purring squeakiness. Second, they can stand on their hind legs, looking at something that interested them. And, thirdly, the Scottish Fold like to sit in an L-shaped position with your back straight and legs extended - This posture has received the appropriate name - "posture of Buddha." The cost of the cats of this breed ranges from 200-1500 dollars .

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Sphynx - a breed of hairless cats, the history of which officially began in 1966 in Canada, but there is evidence that these unusual creatures were known in the days of the Egyptian pharaohs, and were distributed in the temples of the Aztecs and Incas in ancient Mexico. Sphinxes are renowned for their unusually sociable, peace-loving and friendly character. They are very graceful, energetic, intelligent and completely devoted to his master animals. Very often they can be caught in a curious occupation: they can permanently freeze in bizarre postures anything or just looking lost in thought. Price-thinker cat breed Sphynx varies from 400 to 1500 dollars .

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British Shorthair - breed cats medium or large sizes, which received official recognition in 1984. Their colors are rich in variety, but the most popular - solid (purple, blue, black, chocolate). These short-haired cats are truly English character, which are the main qualities of dignity and restraint. British women are particularly independence - quietly tolerate solitude, rarely fawn upon his master and does not require a lot of attention, but when they will have a desire to play or socialize, they will certainly know about it. The cost of the British aristocracy can range from 500 to 1500 dollars .

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Maine Coon - a large breed of domestic cats, whose ancestors lived on farms of Maine (Northeastern America). Because the original black color with stripes and a huge bushy tail, they superficially resemble raccoons - hence the second part of the name «coon», that is, "raccoon". The representatives of this breed can weigh from 5 to 15 kg, and the body length of the adult Maine Coon can reach 1.23 m. Despite its slightly menacing look, they are known as "gentle giants". Maine coons flexible, affectionate, friendly and playful creatures that are known for their "melodiousness" and often peculiar delight hosts solo performances. Price vociferous cat ranges from 600-1500 dollars .

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LaPerm - breed cats with curly hair, which appeared in the US in the 1980s as a result of interbreeding. Official recognition of the breed was in 1996. LaPerm curious, affectionate, active and love to hunt. In addition, they are hypoallergenic and are perfect for families with members suffering from allergies. The price of the kittens of this breed ranges from 200-2000 dollars , depending on their gender and class.

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Russian Blue - one of the most popular breeds of shorthair cats, leading its origin from the ancient Slavs cats. Outside Russia, this breed became known in 1893, when the English breeder Karen Cox exported from Arkhangelsk two blue kittens.The main distinguishing feature of the breed - short hair blue with a beautiful silvery sheen. Russian blue - kind, obedient, peace-loving cat, but can sometimes be stubborn and freedom-loving. Legend has it that they bring into the house of the well-being and happiness. Buy mascot in the form of Russian blue cat can be for 400-2000 dollars .

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Serengeti - a breed of domestic cats, bred in 1994 in California as a result of cross-breeding Bengal and Oriental cats.Received its name in honor of habitats serval - Serengeti Reserve, Tanzania. The average weight of the Serengeti is 8-12 kg.They have a sturdy build, big ears, brindle color and very long legs. They can be described as elegant, moving, playful, sociable and peaceful animals. The cost of the representatives of this breed is 600-2000 dollars .

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Elf - young breed of cat, the first representatives of which were taken in the US in 2006. In the breeding work involved kёrly American and Canadian Sphynx, which resulted in a unusual breed of hairless cats with forward curved ears. Elves are very friendly, smart, mischievous, outgoing, curious and loyal creatures. Those who wish to purchase such a unique pet will have to pay a rather big amount - $ 2,000 .

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Toyger - large breed cats will likely look at the Tigers, was bred in the US in 1993 and received official recognition in 2007.The creator of the breed argues that breed of toy tigers was designed to inspire people to care about the preservation of wild tigers. Despite the name, the size at Toyger not a toy: the average weight of an adult is about 7-10 pounds. Toyger has a calm temperament, intelligent and easy to train. The cost of the mini-tiger ranges 500-3000 dollars .

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American Curl - semi-longhair and shorthair breed of cats, first discovered in California in 1981. She became famous for its unusual ears, which are wrapped back, like little horns. Interestingly, kittens American kёrla born with straight ears, and they begin to curl back in the period from the 2nd to the 10th day of life. Cats of this breed is very intelligent, curious, friendly and playful, well adapted to the new conditions and incredibly loyal to his master. The price of the kitten breed American Curl can vary from 1,000 to 3,000 dollars.

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Bengal cat - a hybrid breed, bred in the 1980s in the United States by crossing Asian leopard cat with a home. Its main advantage - a luxurious thick coat leopard coloring. Weight of an adult bengal is 4-8 kg. The representatives of this breed are very sociable and need constant human society. They are smart, active and, despite its roots, not aggressive, but on the contrary, very tender and sensitive animals, rapidly adapting to the new environment. Do Bengal cats have several characteristic habits: Despite its impressive size, they often climb on the shoulders of the owner. In addition, they love water treatments - often play with water, and sometimes solicit a shower to master. Price Bengal cat ranges from 1,000 to 4,000dollars , depending on its grade and sex.

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Safari - a rare hybrid cat breed that resulted from crossing the normal domestic cat and the South American wild cat Geoffroy. The first representatives of the breed were withdrawn in the early 1970s in the United States for the study of leukemia. Adults weigh an average of 11 kg. This unusual animal combines luxurious color wild cat Geoffroy and delicate nature of the domestic cat. They have a friendly and balanced temperament, extremely intelligent and energetic. There is information that the safari - the good and thirsty from all existing hybrid rocks. The cost of the cats of this breed ranges from4000-8000 dollars .

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Kao-mani - cat breed Thai origin, which has an ancient pedigree, dates back several centuries. The earliest mention of them is in Tamra Maew, or Cat Book Poems (1350-1767 gg.). In ancient Siam Khao Mani lived only in the royal family, and was considered a symbol of good luck, longevity and wealth. The main distinctive feature of this cat - white smooth coat and expressive eyes, which can be yellow, blue or multicolored. Kao-mani have a reputation sociable, intelligent, active and easy to train cats. Price for a kitten of this breed can vary from 7,000 to 10,000 dollars .

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Ceausu - one of the rarest breeds of domestic cat, which was bred by crossing domestic and wild cats Abyssinian African (swamp lynx). The first representative of the breed was bred in the US in the late 60s. The average weight adults ranges from 4 to 8 kg. Ceausu - slender, elegant short-haired cats with long legs and big ears. They can be described as intelligent and active animals, do not lose your enthusiasm throughout life. Because of their gregarious nature do not like solitude and prefer to any company, be it a person, cat or even a dog. Cost kittens Ceausu highest grade of 8000-10000 dollars .

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Savannah - the most expensive of the existing breeds of cats , bred by hybridization of African serval and a domestic cat. Breeding of this breed in the United States began to engage in the early 1980s, and the first two kittens were born in 1986. Weight representatives of one of the largest breeds of domestic cats can reach 15 kg, height - 60 cm. The characteristics of the savanna - long legs, elongated slender body, large cupped ears, inherited from wild ancestors, and thick fur dappled color. Savannahs are known for their high level of intelligence, calm nature, curiosity and activity. They are very well adapted to life in a new environment, but need enough space for games and running around. Get along well with other animals, like water treatment and walking outdoors. Depending on the class and sex kitten price may vary from 4,000 to $ 22,000.


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