World's 10 Largest Cat Breeds

American Bobtails can also grow quite large, males often weigh up to 16 pounds and have a height of around 10 inches. 

Chausies were developed by breeding jungle cats with domestic cats. As such, they’re one of the largest cat breeds in the world. While many Internet reports list Chausies at north of 30 pounds 

Siberian cats are also one of the world’s longest cats. Their body often reaches 18 inches long, with fluffy tails adding on even more length. The largest cat breed, Siberians, are a relative newcomer to the United States  

Curious with an affinity to play with their water bowl more than drink it, the Turkish Van is an interesting breed that can make its home with almost any family.  


Bengals are a popular breed of cat that are hybrids of domestic cats, usually the Egyptian Mau, and the Asian leopard cat, a spotted wild cat.  

, British Shorthairs are probably one of the most common breeds to think of, right alongside tabbies. They’re social and affectionate with an affinity to get along with everyone from children to dogs. 

Persian cats are arguably one of the most recognizable cats in the world. After all, few breeds share this fancy feline’s glam. Known for their long coats and large heads with short muzzles 

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