The Turkish Angora is a silky-coated, long-tailed creature deserving of consideration for the title of "world's most beautiful cat.
In about 1620, Persians first arrived in Italy from their home Persia. Europe and England ranked them at the top of any list of the most beautiful cat breeds in the 1800s.
With their characteristic beige bodies and dark brown to black face, tail, and lower leg patterns, Siamese cats are one of the most widely recognized breeds.
The Ocicat, a leopard-spotted domestic cat bred from the Siamese and the Abyssinian, has a wild appearance.
By some, the Cornish Rex is the most beautiful cat in the world, while others consider it one of the least appealing.
The Bombay cat has a completely black coat, nose, and paw pads, making it a dark beauty. Additionally, this breed has wide-set emerald eyes.
Due to its size, the Maine Coon is unique on this list of the most beautiful cat breeds.
They are also among the top five dog breeds in the United States and one of the most popular pet options.
Elegant, slim, and sophisticated, the Russian Blue has a silver-tipped, blue-gray double coat and emerald eyes.
This huge, rugged-appearing breed thrives best inside a home and in close proximity to its human owners and other companion animals.