21 Cat Breeds That Stay Small

Do you love how tiny and adorable kittens are? Here are 21 breeds of kitties that stay small and give you that kitten vibe for years to come!


The Munchkin is the cat equivalent to the Dachshund, known for it's short, stumpy legs.

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The LaPerm is known for it's curly fur and for being very affectionate.


The Genetta is known for it's extremely short legs and striped/marbled coat.


The Minskin is cross-breed of the Munchkin and the Burmese, as well as the Devon Rex and the Sphynx. They are known for their sparse coats, short legs, large ears and prominent whisker pads.


The Singapura is known for it's brown-ticked coat, large eyes and large ears. They are one of the smallest cat breeds.

American Curl

The American Curl is known for it's curled back ears.


Siamese cats are known for their almond-shaped blue eyes, large ears and unique coloration.

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The Balinese is known as the long-haired version of the Siamese.

Cornish Rex

The Cornish Rex is known for its extremely fine and occasionally curly fur.

Devon Rex

The Devon Rex is known for its curly, soft short coat.

Russian Blue

Russian Blue cats are known for their green eyes and their short, dense silver-colored coat.


The Kinkalow is a mix between the Munchkin and the American Curl. They have short, stocky legs and the curled ears.


The Minuet mix of Persian and Munchkin cat breeds.


The Lambkin is a mix of the Munchkin and the Selkirk Rex. They are known for their short legs and plush coat.

Oriental Longhair

The Oriental Longhair is known for it's long, triangular head, pointed ears and large eyes. Females can weigh less than 8 pounds.

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The Javanese is known to be vocal and playful.


The Abyssinian cat is a small-to-medium sized domestic cat.


The Somali cat is the long-haired version of the Abyssinian cat.


The Bambino is mix of the hairless Sphynx and short-legged Munchkin.


The Dwelf is known for it's short legs of the Munchkin cat, the hairlessness of the Sphynx cat and the curled ears of the American Curl.

Japanese Bobtail

The Japanese Bobtail is known for its unusual bobtail.

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