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Cat Breed Picture Galleries

Photos of Popular Breeds of Cats


Pictures of pedigreed (aka 'purebred') cats are a good way to learn more about those breeds. These breed picture albums include photos submitted by both breeders, breed rescue people, and purebred pet owners.

Assorted Cat Breeds Picture Gallery

Photo of Orli, Oriental Cat
Photo Credit: © Lisa Lyons
This cat breed photo album includes some of the less frequently seen breeds, such as Chartreux, Siberian, and Peterbald, as well as pictures of the most popular breeds, including Maine Coon, Ragdoll, and Himalayan cats.

Bengal Cats Picture Gallery

Photo of Bengal Cat Montecore
Photo Credit: © Douglas J. Howitt
The Bengal combines the exotic look and feel of the small forest-dwelling wild cats they descend from with the dependability and loving temperament of the domestic cat. For a walk on the wild side with an affectionate companion, you can't go wrong with a Bengal. Here are photos of exotic Bengal Cats, courtesy of their human companions.

Birman Cats Picture Gallery

Photo of Birman Cat Cousteau
Photo Credit: © Azanne van Wyk
The Birman cat is believed to have originated in Burma, and brought to France around 1919. Birmans have a great personality and will fit easily into most lifestyles; they are active and playful, but will also entertain themselves quietly if you are too busy to play with them.

As these Birman photos will attest, they are also extremely lovely cats.

Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery

Photo of Capone, a Champion Maine Coon
Photo Credit: © Ingegerd Wiklund
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname, "The Gentle Giant." Who can resist? Once you've cast your eyes on the beauty of a Maine Coon, you may never look at cats the same way again. Enjoy this picture gallery of exquisite Maine Coon cats.

Persian Cats Picture Gallery

Picture of Persian Cat Azurine Ambrosia aka "Bluie"
Photo Credit: © Pat and John Hodge
Everyone agrees that the Persian was high on the list of esteemed "possessions" by royalty, from the king of Persia to the kings and queens of England. In the late 19th century, North America discovered the Persian cat, and it soon reached the zenith of being the most popular cat in the United States, an honor it still holds today, throughout the world. Enjoy these photos of lovely Persian cats, provided by their owners.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery

Siamese Cat Sir Lancelot Of Blue-Gem
Photo Credit: © Mary
Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory.

For more information about the Siamese cat breed, see the Siamese Cat Video on my site.

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