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Top 10 Adorable Cat Breeds Fit For Your Small Apartment

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10. Maine Coon

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With plush fur akin to the lion, the Maine Coon is one of the second largest cat in the world. But despite their size, they are known as nature's gentle giants.

SIZE: Extra Large (up to 25 pounds and 45 inches in length)

PERSONALITY: Strong and loyal

MAINTENANCE: Three layer coat requires constant grooming and brushing

Celebrity Rep Mrs. Norris from Harry Potter

9. Manx

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Felines with no tail, Manx do not let this shortcoming slow them down. Also known as "watch-cats," they are very protective of their owners and will growl or attack anything out of the ordinary.

SIZE: Medium (8-12 pounds)

PERSONALITY: Playful and loyal

MAINTENANCE: Depends if its shorthaired or longhaired

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8. Siamese

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Partially albino with striking blue eyes, Siamese cats are the most vocal house cat. Siamese cats were considered sacred, only Buddhist monks and the royal family were allowed to have the cat.

SIZE: Medium (Around 12 pounds fully grown)

PERSONALITY: Entertaining and Expressive

MAINTENANCE: Short hair requires minimal brushing

Celebrity Rep Karl Lagerfeld's cat Choupette

7. Exotic Shorthair

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Nicknamed as the "Lazy Man's Persian," the Exotic Shorthair round squished face resemble that of Persian breeds. These are gentle and cuddly lap cats.

SIZE: Medium (10 to 14 pounds)

PERSONALITY: Easygoing and laid-back

MAINTENANCE: Short and plush coat require weekly grooming

Celebrity Rep Blogger Snoopy the Exotic Shorthair

6. Scottish Fold

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The X-Men mutants of cats, Scottish Folds have their floppy ears due to a cartilage defect. Famous for their buddha position, they are often seen sitting back and while resting their paws on their belly.

SIZE: Medium (9-13 pounds at adult stage)

PERSONALITY: Playful and Friendly

MAINTENANCE: Weekly grooming is necessary

Celebrity Rep Blogger Maru Chan and Taylor Swift's kitten Meredith

5. Munchkin

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The adorable corgis of cats, these Munchkins were named after the the little people of Wizard of Oz. They are surprisingly agile despite being vertically challenged.

SIZE: Small (5-9 pounds max)

PERSONALITY: Outgoing and Energetic

MAINTENANCE: Short coat requires only weekly brushing

Celebrity Rep Blogger Yoda the Munchkin Cat

4. Persian

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Famous for their squished faces, Persians are gentle creatures. They are one of the oldest cat breeds, a favorite of the ancient royal courts.

SIZE: Medium (7-12 pounds fully grown)

PERSONALITY: Peaceful and Sedentary

MAINTENANCE: Luxurious long coat requires combing everyday and regular grooming every month

Celebrity Rep Snowbell from Stuart LIttle

3. Russian Blue

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The Czars of the cat kingdom, Russian Blues are elegant cats. Their vivid green eyes are striking against the steely gray color.

SIZE: Medium (10-14 pounds grown up)

PERSONALITY: Intelligent and well-behaved

MAINTENANCE: Dense undercoat requires weekly brushing

2. Sphynx

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Resembling the naked mole rat, do not be turned off by the Sphynx's hairlessness. These cats are warmer and sweeter than any other breed, even to strangers.

SIZE: Medium (6-12 pounds in Adulthood)

PERSONALITY: Social and Friendly

MAINTENANCE: Suede-like skin requires regular bathing

Celebrity Rep Mr. Bigglesworth from Austin Powers

1. Ragdoll

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The most puppy-like cat out there, Ragdolls are known to follow their owners from room to room. The Ragdoll name comes from their turning limp when picked up. Feel free to gaze into their captivating blue eyes.

SIZE: Large (Up to 15-20 pounds Adult size)

PERSONALITY: Affectionate and docile

MAINTENANCE: Thick coat requires brushing several times a week

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