Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World

by Tuesday, June 14, 2016

We have rounded up the 10 most expensive cats in the world. Read more and find out the cost to get to the top of this list. These purrfectly adorable felines are expressive and playful and are often bought as status symbols and fashion accessory by the rich and famous.

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Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World

Are You Ready to Burn A Hole in Your Pocket?

The average price for the most expensive cat in the world included on our list can actually set you back a few thousand of dollars. This excludes pet care cost and the blings that a posh purring cat needs. If you don’t, your cat will stick her tail between her legs and lick her paws in shame.

1. Ashera

Ashera | Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World
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Price: $100,000

The Royal Ashera is the most expensive cat in the world and a controversial cat as well. The queue for the purchase of this cat is about nine months. The company who created this cat releases only a limited number of Ashera kittens each year.

2. Savannah

Price: $50,000

The Savannah is the product of crossbreeding between African Servals and domestic cats. The offsprings were then crossbred again with other cats like Egyptian Maus, Oriental Shorthairs, Savannahs, Ocicats etc. This cat looks like a leopard because of its spotted coat pattern in either silver, golden or black smoke coat and pointed ears. However, its temperament can be compared to a friendly dog. They are big and beautiful.

3. Bengal

Bengal | Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World
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Price: $25,000

The Bengal cat is large-boned and shorthaired.  This domestic cat is included in the top 10 most expensive cats in the world because of its unique spotted or marbled coat of many colors. This gives him an exotic jungle cat look similar to leopards, ocelots, margays and clouded leopards.

 

4. Allerca

allerca | Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World
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Price: $6,000

These cats are said to be hypoallergenic. The Allerca was a result of a selective genetic breeding process by Lifestyle Pets. The scientists have tried to disable or delete the gene that causes most human allergies in them, making Allerca perfect for those who are sensitive to cats.

 

5. Persian

Persian | Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World
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 Price: $5,500

Another breed included in the most expensive cat in the world is the Persian Cat. It is also known as Longhair or Persian Longhair in Britain. In the Middle East, it is known as Shiraz or Shirazi. This breed is one of the oldest cat breeds known to man. They are very friendly, playful and fluffy. Perfect for kids!

 

6. Peterbald

peterbald | Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World
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Price: $5,000

Peterbald Cats comes from Russia. Their very short hair gives an illusion that they are almost hairless. They require special care in grooming or they might end up with a sunburn!

 

7. Sphynx

sphynx | Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World
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Price: $3,000

They may look creepy to some but these are one of the most affectionate cat breeds. They are hairless so their distinctive wrinkles really standout. Touch their skin and you will feel that it has a distinctive chamois feel to it. Their unique and distinct look secures their place as one of the most expensive cat in the world.

 

8. Scottish Fold

Price: $3,000

Also known as Coupari in Canada, the Scottish Fold is easily identifiable by their ears which flop forward due to a dominant genetic mutation on their ear cartilages. They are generally sweet, bright and quiet. One of Taylor Swift’s cat is a Scottish Fold.

 

9. Russian Blue

russian blue | Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World
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Price: $3,000

This cat has a blue coat which seems to be frosted with powdered sugar. They have bottle green eyes and are playful but timid among strangers. Tom, the cat in Tom and Jerry is thought to be a Russian Blue.

 

10. California Spangled Cat

california spangled | Top 10 Most Expensive Cats in the World
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Price: $2,500

From afar, this cat closely resembles the wild leopard. Its features are a product of multiple cross breeding among Abyssinian, American Shorthair, and British Shorthair. This breed may look wild but do not be deceived. You will love them in the long run because of their very affectionate personality.

 

Watch the video below to learn more about these feline friends:

All these 10 most expensive cats in the world are definitely worth it. Just look at their feline grace, their beautiful coats and playful demeanor. Which one is your favorite? Tell us about it! Ours is the Scottish fold.

 

If you have all the money in the world, which one of these cats will you choose? Tell us your choice below! We would love to know. Meow!

 

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