20 Beautiful Cat Breeds That Will Cost You A Fortune
15. Maine Coon
The Maine Coon is one of the largest domesticated cat breeds. Its representatives can weigh from 5 to 15 kg (11 to 33 lb), and a mature cat’s body can reach 1.23 m (4 ft) in length. However, despite its fearsome appearance, these are affectionate, gentle, and playful cats. They are also known as the “gentle giants” and possess above-average intelligence, making them easy to train. This giant kitty’s price ranges between $600 and $1,500.
This is one of the most unusual breeds that appeared in 1980 in the USA. A LaPerm’s fur is curly (hence the name “perm”), with the tightest curls being on the belly, throat and base of the ears. In addition to their curly hair, these cats have one more specific feature: they’re hypoallergenic. That’s why they’re a perfect choice for families with allergy sufferers. A kitten of this breed costs from $200 to $2,000.
13. Russian Blue
This is one of the most popular shorthair cat breeds. It became known outside Russia in 1893. As the belief says, this cat brings good luck to the house. They develop close bonds with their owners and are sought out as pets due to their personalities, beauty and coat. The dense coat stands out from the body and you can draw patterns in the coat that will stay until you smooth them out again. You can buy this lucky charm for $400 to $2,000.
12. Serengeti cat
This breed was first developed by crossing a Bengal and an oriental Shorthair. A mature Serengeti’s weight is about 8-12 kg (17.6-26.4 lb). They have well-developed bodies, large ears, a spotted coat, and very long legs. You cat will set you back anywhere from $600 to $2,000.
11. Elf cat
This young cat breed was developed in the USA in 2006. Elf Cats are the deliberate hybrid of the Sphynx and American Curl. The Elfs are unbelievably friendly, smart, mischievous, communicative, curious, and devoted creatures. Those who are eager to buy this unique cat will have to pay a rather large sum of money ~ $2,000.