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The smallest cat breeds: what animals will delight children

Alina MilsentLife
Miniature cat breeds

Among the variety of cat breeds, there are those that always attract special attention. Miniature cats, such as the Munchkin, Kinklow, and Singaporean, are not among the most popular breeds, but they are playful, sociable, and friendly.

Miniature cats are so cute and funny that you just don't want to let them out of your hands. OBOZREVATEL has compiled a list of small breeds that will definitely put you in a good mood and become faithful companions.

Munchkin

The Munchkin is a very kind and absolutely non-aggressive cat breed. A characteristic feature is its paws, which are shorter than those of other members of the cat family. These are active, cheerful, and restless cats that will be ideal pets for children. In addition, Munchkins are very sociable and can easily make friends with other animals.

The smallest cat breeds: what animals will delight children

Balinese cat

Balinese cats are similar to Siamese and Tonkin cats but are much smaller. The weight of an adult cat does not exceed 2.5 kg; kittens usually grow slightly larger. The animals have a white-brown-black color (only the muzzle and tail are dark) and expressive blue eyes. Balinese were bred in America. The breed is characterized by activity and mobility. But they are very calm and kind cats by nature.

The smallest cat breeds: what animals will delight children

Kinkalow

This breed is hard to confuse with any other. Kinkalows have a very distinctive appearance: funny twisted ears, short legs, and large round eyes. For lovers of exotic breeds, the Kinkalow is an ideal option. They get along well with adults and children and love to be petted on the back.

The smallest cat breeds: what animals will delight children

Singaporean cat

The small breed was bred in Asia. According to experts, it is probably the smallest cat breed in existence. An adult cat weighs no more than 3 kg. They are affectionate, gentle, and sociable cats who love to be petted.

The smallest cat breeds: what animals will delight children

Devon Rex

Curly-haired Devon Rexes round out the top five small breeds. They have soft wavy hair, large ears, and wide-set expressive eyes. Devon Rexes are very easy to train and become attached to their owners from childhood.

The smallest cat breeds: what animals will delight children

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL told how long cats live and which breeds are long-lived.

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