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The history of the domesticated cat stretches back nearly 10000 years. It is believed that the modern day domestic cat (Felis catus, sometimes Felis domesticus) is a descendant of the African wildcat (Felis silvestis libyca) which is the species most often found mummified in Egypt. Whether you love them or hate them, this writeup seeks to list all of the breeds* of the domestic cat.

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Non- Pure Breed

Much like an unpedigreed dog is a mutt or mongrel, a cat that is not purebred is called by several names such as:

Other Cat Names



* If you notice a missing breed, please contact me to have it added.

If you are interested in dogs instead, see Dog breed categories or Dog breeds.

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