10 Top Cat Breeds That Are Smaller-Sized

Singapura  That tiny cat matures with a weight of 4 to almost 8 pounds and is considered as the tiniest class of kitten. The Singapura is from Singapore and has become a spouse of the cat world anticipated to its small size and cute eyes. It 's pint measured, but still has plenty of wish to give. Cats are known to be playful and loving. 

Singapura  The muffin is the smallest cat breed. These cats are prone to a genetic mutation that will result in shorter legs.

Cornish Rex The Cornish rex has long thighs and its angular in condition. These cats weigh 6 to 10 pounds and are typically 11 to 15 inches extra tall. They are all legs. The Cornish rex has a coat of tight, short curls and substantial ears with prominent eyes and cheekbones.

Devon Rex The Devon rex is sometimes called a "pixiecat" so it's not surprising that this breed is included on the list. The Devon rex, when fully grown, weighs in at 6-9 pounds. These cats have a kitten-like appearance due to their triangular heads, large ears and bright eyes. 

American Curl The American Curl's most distinctive feature is its unique shaped ears. However, these cats are small in stature. The American Curl breed can reach a maximum weight of 12 pounds when they are mature. Females, however, tend to be smaller and weigh 8 to 9 pounds. This small breed has soft, silky fur that can be either short or semi-long. It adds to its fluffing factor. 

Japanese Bobtail This cat breed is known for its short, pom-shaped tail. The Japanese bobtail weighs between 5 and 10 pounds and matures at 8 to 9 inches. They have fine features and a slim body. These cats were born in Asia and are most famous for their protection of Japan's silk trade against rodent invasions in the early 1600's. They were once the most frequently sighted street cat in Japan. The popular cat is now a lively, intelligent housepet. 

Siamese Siamese cats are one of the oldest breeds. However, they are also among the smallest. These cats can be quite long, but they are also very muscular and weigh between 8 and 12 pounds. The females are especially small and weigh in at 8 to 9 pounds. Despite being small, these vocal cats will make their presence known. 

Burmese Burmese cats are smaller and more compact than the average cat. They have a small, stocky body with a big brain. The average Burmese is between 6 and 14 pounds in weight and between 10 and 12 inches tall. They are smart and can solve puzzles for their pets or perform tricks such as fetching with their toys. 

LaPerm LaPerms are known for their unusual, curly-curled fur. The affectionate, small cat is about 5-8 pounds. Linda and Dick Koehl from Oregon developed the breed in the 1980s. The mutation of cats that were bred to control pests led to the cat's current appearance. 

Abyssinian Abys are a very old cat breed that weighs 6-9 pounds. They are playful, intelligent, and energetic. They love to be with their family and can even develop separation anxiety if they are left alone for too long. They have a wild appearance thanks to their colorful coat that includes reds, blues, browns and other patterns.