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10 Best Cat Breeds With Long Hair

All cats are beautiful but, there’s something about long-haired cats that's extra special.
Long-haired breeds include some of the most popular of all domestic cat breeds, this popularity is due to many good qualities: these creatures have long and luxurious coats that are silky to the touch.

Continue reading this article to discover the top 10 long-haired cat breeds!

1. Angora

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The Angora cat is a very old breed from Turkey that has long, silky hair which can be of different colors.
These pets are affectionate towards their owners, they are smart and quick learners. The good thing about them is their minimum amount of shedding, they have single coats with silky texture.

2. Maine Coon

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The Maine Coon is a large breed of felines of American origin, one of the most affectionate, affable and intelligent breeds of cats.
This pet has thick and soft long hair that comes in a wide variety of colors.
The Maine Coon is among the most pretty cat breeds in the world, in fact, this cuddly feline has a thick layer of hide which can be darker, red, black, white, or silver in shading and gives it a fleecy appearance, making it a most loved one with huge feline sweethearts.

3. Persian

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This majestic creature is one of the oldest and the cutest animals in the world. This cat is very social and good with family members and other pets.
Persian cats have several eye colors and sharp facial features giving them a special elegance. Their hair is extremely long and comes in a huge variety of bright solid or mottled colors.

4. Balinese


Balinese cats are known for their striking blue eyes and smooth, pointed coats—much like their nearby family member, the Siamese.
Balineses are among the least allergenic cats, they produce much less of the Fel D1 protein that causes allergies and their fur carries less of the allergen around.

5. Himalayan

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The Himalayan is a hybrid type, a combination of Persian and Siamese felines. The characteristics of their coat are similar to those of the Persian: long, thick, and smooth.
They have an extremely recognizable, peaceful, and friendly character. They appreciate high intelligence games and coexist well with different pets.

6. Birman

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The Birman is one of the most attractive cat breeds with striking coloration. They are known by their long-hair, and blue-eyes, Birmans are one of the most affectionate cat breeds around.
These cats love humans and enjoy to be with other animals in the home and have been known to cuddle up with dogs.

7. Ragdoll

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Ragdolls are between the most popular cat breeds that literally known as "puppy cats" since they have such dog-like characteristics.
These animals are among the most affectionate cat breeds in the world, they are very friendly pets and most of them love to cuddle with their favorite people.
Ragdoll is also known for its soft, fluffy coat, which is lighter in color on its body than on its face.

8. Scottish Fold

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This peculiar looking feline has pulled in many feline darlings as a result of its expansive eyes, round face, and ears that are marginally twisted forward and downwards. Scottish Fold cats are smooth and easygoing from thousands of years of domestication.

9. Somali

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The Somali cat is often described as a long-haired African cat from Somalia, a good-natured and playful pet who enjoys games and toys.
Somali cats are between the fluffy ones, the texture of their hair is thick and silky.

10. Siberian Forest Cat

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Siberians are medium in size but they look much bigger due to their dense coats. Flaunting an extraordinarily shrewd coat uniquely adjusted to adapt in their country of Russia, they have a thick coat which keeps them warm all winter, yet sheds in the mid-year, so it's light enough to keep them cool throughout the mid-year months.
10 Best Cat Breeds With Long Hair 10 Best Cat Breeds With Long Hair Reviewed by THSPatch on juin 27, 2020 Rating: 5

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