Among 170+ cat breeds, the names of 5 start with an ‘F’. Let’s list them and discuss them one by one!
Here’s a list of 5 cat breeds with their names starting from the latter “F”. This group contains some of the most famous cat breeds including the Foreign Burmese, the Fox Flower Cat and others.
There are more than 175 known breeds of the domestic cats in the world. For a better understanding, we have divided cat breeds into groups according to their names. The list goes in alphabetical order.
For cats other than those who start with an “F”, you can go to our main page, or go directly go to your desired alphabet by following the below links.
Now, let’s move to the list:
1. The Foldex or The Exotic Fold
This Canadian cat breed is a cross between the Exotic Shorthair and the Scottish Fold. Its nose is shorter than that of the Scottish Fold, but not as short as of the Exotic Shorthair. Its body is similar to the Exotic Shorthair, but with folded ears. By face, these cats look like “little furry owls”. These cats are also identical to the Exotic Shorthair in most of their qualities. They have a medium-sized body, shorthair coat, and short legs.
2. The Foreign Burmese or The European Burmese
Originating from Burma and Thailand, this medium-sized (7-14 pounds) cat breed with soft shorthair coat is the 34th most popular cat breed of the CFA. These cats are adorable, interactive, friendly and loyal as well as child-friendly and pet-friendly. They come in more than 6 different colors. They have big, expressive eyes, with color ranging from yellow to amber. These cats are generally healthy and don’t get sick very commonly.
3. The Foreign Longhair, The Chantilly-Tiffany or The Chantilly
This medium sized (7-12 pounds) breed from the United States has a silky longhair coat. It is developed by a cross between the Burmese and the Long-haired Asian cats. These cats are very popular as they are moderately active: neither too active nor too lazy. They are very interactive, friendly and loyal as well as child-friendly and pet-friendly. They come in various colors. Cats of this breed are very healthy and energetic. The cherry on the cake: they are hypoallergenic.
4. The Fox Cat, The Somali, The Serenti or The Long-Haired Abyssinian
Somali cat, originating from Somalia, is often described as a long-haired Abyssinian. From time to time, longhaired cats appear in Abyssinian litters. It’s still unknown how this gene was introduced into the Abyssinian gene pool. These cats were undesirable in the Abyssinian breed, so some breeders develop and register them as a separate breed, Somali. Except for the long-haired coat, these cats are very similar to Abyssinian in their appearance and characteristics.
5. The Fox Flower Cat, The Chinese Li Hua, The Dragon Li, The Li Hua Mau or The Li Mao
The Dragon Li is a relatively new cat breed from China, with a medium-sized body and short hair coat. It is one of the most intelligent and interactive cat breeds. This cat comes mostly in golden-brown color, with almond-shaped yellow-green eyes. It is believed that these cats originated from the wild Chinese Mountain Cat. This breed is recognized by the CFA and China’s Cat Aficionado Association (CAA). It’s the CFA’s 42nd most popular breed.