Most Expensive Cat Breeds

Most Expensive Cat Breeds

Wondering what the most expensive breeds of cat are? There are many different breeds of cat each with their own redeeming characteristics, but some are so sought after they come with a very big price tag. People will pay a lot of money to find the or get their hands on a rare breed. Before deciding on a breed for your family make sure you research the breed characteristics so that you can select the most suitable cat for your family. Here are some of the most expensive cats.

Bengal Cat

The Bengal Cat has a very striking appearance, they have stunning markings and are very similar to their ancestor the Asian Leopard Cat. They can cost up to about £10, 000 making them one of the most expensive cats in the world. Their Leopard print coats can be marbled or spotted and their coat is very soft. They generally have a gentle temperament and are very active cats able to jump great heights.


Savannah cats have a jaw dropping price tag, they can sometimes be sold for a whopping £25, 000. You can get one for a lot less than this by having a cat that is further removed from their wild side. Savannah cats are actually a cross between a an African wild cat called the Serval and a domestic cat. They are the biggest breed of domesticated cats. They have such a high price tag because they are so rare and difficult to breed.

British Shorthair

The British Shorthair is a cat that comes from the UK. These cats are actually one of the most popular breeds of cat in the UK and they regularly make appearances in cat shows. They have a very amiable character and are well adapted to living in different situations. They are very loyal cats and are generally good with other pets and children. Although they come in a wide range of colours the most recognisable colour is blue. Although they are not as expensive as the other cats mentioned on this list they can still cost up to about £600.

Ashera cats

These are so expensive because they are so unusual and very rare. If you want one of these cats you will have to fork out at least £12000 and that's at the lower end of the scale. These cats were supposedly proven to be Savannah cats through DNA testing and were created for the super rich looking for an exclusive pet. It is claimed that they are the most expensive cat breed in the world.

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