If there are longhaired, shorthaired, heavily built and small sized cat breeds, just like dogs, there are also long-legged and slender breeds of cat. There are only few long-legged cat breeds to choose from. Here are some of them. All the cat breeds which were included on the list are all show cats or pedigreed cats recognized by cat fanciers as show cats such as CFA, FiFE, GCCF, TICA and others.
These cats are intelligent and trainable.
One of the most beautiful and most popular shorthaired purebred cat is the Abyssinian.
- Name: Abyssinian
- Origin: Coast of Indian Ocean
- Features: distinctive ticked coat; large pointed ears; slender body and legs; one of the most popular breeds of shorthair cat in the USA
One of the tallest-looking long-legged recognized show cat cat breed is the Javanese, a breed that originated in Java, an island located in Indonesia.
- Name: Javanese
- Other name/s: Javanese Cat
- Origin: Java, Indonesia
- Features: intelligent; very short hair or long, silky coats in a variety of colors.
3. Devon Rex
The Devon Rex is a shorthaired with curly hair and slim body cat breed that originated in the United Kingdom.
- Name: Devon Rex
- Other name/s: Pixie Cat, Alien Cat, Poodle Cat
- Origin: England, United Kingdom
- Features: known for its slender body, wavy coat, large ears, intelligence and curly soft short-hair; can be taught of tough tricks and how to use the toilet
4. Cornish Rex
A slender and slim cat breed with unique smell is the Cornish Rex of the United Kingdom.
- Name: A Cornish Rex
- Origin: Cornwall, England in the United Kingdom
- Features: extremely fine and curly fur; has a mild cheesy smell peculiar to the breed; this odor comes from scent glands in the paws
5. Havana Brown
The Havana Brown is a not-so-tall cat breed dog that originated in Thailand.
- Name: Havana Brown
- Other name/s: Swiss Mountain Cat
- Origin: Thailand
- Features: intelligent; moderately sized, muscular short-haired cat with a body of average length
Having allergy problems? Looking for a hairless cat breed? The Sphynx of Canada is the best for you.
- Name: Sphynx
- Other name/s: Canadian Sphynx
- Origin: Toronto, Canada
- Features: a rare breed; hairless cat; has wedge-shaped heads and sturdy, heavy bodies; has high level of energy, intelligence, curiosity, and affection
Siamese cat is a lovely tall-looking and slender cat breed from Thailand. It is one of the few tall cat breed recognized as a show cat.
- Name: Siamese
- Other name/s: Wichian Mat, Moon Diamond
- Origin: Thailand
- Lifespan: 12.5 years
Features: Has long, wedge-shaped heads topped by extremely large, wide-set ears; elegant, slim, stylish, flexible, and well- muscled body; eyes are almond-shaped and oblique