Top 10 Cat Breeds With the Longest Lifespans

Siamese The striking Siamese, originally from Thailand is a stunning cat breed that has been a fascination for people for centuries. The average lifespan of the Siamese is between 12 and 20 years. 

Burmese  Burmese, originally a mix of Siamese and little brown cats from Burma, is a playful, social and adventurous feline. The average life expectancy of the Burmese is 16-18 years.

Savannah Cat Only experienced owners should consider the Savannah cat, which is part African serval and domestic cat. Savannah cats are friendly and can even be domesticated. They are active and unpredictable and have bold temperaments. The average life expectancy of the hybrid breed is 12 to 20 years.

Egyptian Mau The Egyptian mau, named for its appearance in ancient Egyptian art and distinctively spotted fur, is a gorgeous cat. They are comfortable with people and consider themselves to be an integral part of the household. The average life expectancy of the breed is 12-15 years, although some cats are susceptible to heart disease. 

Ragdoll This gentle, easygoing ragdoll loves her humans and will follow them everywhere. The "ragdoll" name is also a reference to the breed's tendency to go limp when being held. Although the breed is healthy in general, some cats can develop bladder stones or heart disease. Its average life expectancy is 15 years. 

Balinese Most likely, the Balinese was a spontaneous, long-haired mutation from the Siamese. The only difference between these two breeds is their coat length. The Balinese, like the Siamese and Siamese, is friendly, energetic, chatty, and social The average life expectancy of the breed is between 12 and 20 years. 

Russian Blue The Russian blue cat is quiet and reserved. It tends to be affectionate but not overly attached to its family. This cat will often be found resting on a sunny spot, or looking out at its territory from the highest point possible. This breed is susceptible to eye and bladder problems. However, its life expectancy is between 15 and 20 years.

Bombay Bombay was created to look like a miniature panther. They are affectionate and easygoing cats. They are playful and love to play but also enjoy curling up on their owner's lap. The average lifespan of the breed is between 12 and 16 years. 

American Shorthair Because of its easygoing and playful nature, the American shorthair is a popular choice for families with children. They are good at entertaining themselves and don't need attention. They also enjoy socialization and interactive play. This breed lives an average of 15 to 20 more years. 

Sphynx Sphynx cats can be very difficult to take care of. These cats are hairless, so they need to be dressed in something warm and comfortable for cold weather. You will need to bathe your cat every day to get rid of excess oil. It still lives an average of 10 to 15years.