7 Best American Cat Breeds

American Shorthair

The American Shorthair is the most popular cat breed in the United States. It is a sturdy cat with a muscular build and a thick, short coat.

American Curl

The American Curl is a unique cat breed with curled-back ears. American Curls are known for being intelligent, affectionate, and playful.


The Bengal is a hybrid cat breed that is a cross between a domestic cat and an Asian leopard cat.

Exotic Shorthair

The Exotic Shorthair is a cross between a Persian and an American Shorthair.

Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is the largest domesticated cat breed. Maine Coons are known for their large size, thick coats, and bushy tails.


The Ragdoll is a known for its laid-back personality and tendency to go limp when held.


The Sphynx is a hairless cat breed. Sphynx are known for being affectionate, playful, and intelligent.

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