9 Best Cat Breeds that Are Smaller in Size

Singapura  This tiny kitten matures at a weight of approximately 4-8 pounds. It is the smallest class of kitten. Because of its tiny size and adorable eyes, the Singapura comes from Singapore. Although it is small, the Singapura has a lot of love and affection. Cats are playful and affectionate.

Cornish Rex Cornish rex is known for its long legs and angular body. They can weigh between 6 and 10 pounds and typically stand 11 to 15 inches taller. They have all four legs. A Cornish rex's coat is short and curly. It has prominent cheekbones and eyes, and large ears.

Singapura  The muffin cat breed is the smallest. This breed is susceptible to a genetic mutation that can cause shorter legs.

Devon Rex It's no surprise that the Devon rex is often called a "pixiecat", so it's not surprising this breed is on the list. When fully grown, the Devon rex weighs between 6-9 pounds. The triangular head, large ears, and bright eyes give these cats a kitten-like look.

Japanese Bobtail The Japanese bobtail cat breed is well-known for its short, pom-shaped and curvy tail. The Japanese bobtail is between 5-10 pounds in weight and matures at 8-9 inches. They are small and have fine features. These cats are Asian-born and are well-known for protecting Japan's silk trade from rodent invasions in early 1600's. They were once the most commonly sighted street cat in Japan. They are now an intelligent, lively housepet.

American Curl American Curl is distinguished by its distinctive shaped ears. These cats are also small in stature. When they reach adulthood, the American Curl breed can weigh in at 12 pounds. However, females are typically smaller and weigh between 8 and 9 pounds. The soft, silky fur of this small breed can be cut to a length that suits your needs or it can be semi-long. This adds to the fluffing factor.

LaPerm LaPerms are well-known for their curly, curly-curled hair. The small, affectionate cat weighs in at around 5-8 pounds. The breed was developed by Linda and Dick Koehl, both from Oregon. The cat's current appearance was created by the mutation of cats that were bred for pest control.

Siamese Siamese cats are among the oldest breeds. They are also one of the smallest breeds. They can grow up to 8-12 pounds and are very muscular. Females weigh between 8 and 9 pounds. These vocal cats, despite being tiny, will make their presence felt.