There is something about silver cats that make them one of the fondest cats in the feline kingdom. Silver cat breeds are more commonly referred to as “grey cat breeds”. Not only that, cat lovers like to call them “blue”. This is probably because of the fact that these cats have a faint blue tint on their coats.
In this article, we have listed some of the best Silver cat breeds you can find today. Some of these cats are so wonderful that you’ll want to bring them home right away.
Silver Cat Breeds
So, without further ado, let’s take a look at this list of wonderful feline breeds.
1. Russian Blue
This beautiful breed has its origin story linked to the port of Arkhangel’sk in Russia. Due to this reason, they are also called Archangel Blues.
They come in dense coat which is made of straight hairs that are blue up the shaft. The tip of the hair is mostly silver and that its where the shining occurs.
They are friendly and playful. They seek comfort in human company and constantly want to be around them.
This cat breed can be seen in various colors. However, the silver-colored British Shorthair is the most popular among all. The coating is dense and plush. The copper eyes make it look more attractive and cute.
It needs a lot of grooming and care to remain in good shape and health.
It is an easygoing cat and quite suitable to be kept as a family pet.
3. Oriental Shorthair
The Oriental Shorthair is another delightful-looking cat that comes in various colors and patterns. They have a coat that remains close to the body and gives it a shiny appearance.
It is vocal and loves to talk. It requires very little maintenance and grooming.
Considered to be good luck in their native “ Thailand”, Korat is a cat breed that is athletic and muscular. It has a pale coat that turns into an even grey at the ends. It has a luminous hair shaft which reflects the light in an even glow. If you observe carefully, you will find see a heart shape in the cat’s chest area.
It loves to be around humans and seeks their attention constantly.
5. Norwegian Forest Cat
This cat breed comes in a lot of colors. Among all the different color coats, you can find the silver-colored Norwegian Forest Cat. They have a double coat that works like a guard for them and protects them from any kind of external elements. The undercoat keeps the body warm.
They don’t require too much maintenance. However, you have to make sure that you keep them mat free by grooming them from time to time.
6. Blue Persian
The Blue Persian has a beautiful coat. The color ranges from a medium to a light blue and holds attention instantly. It is one of the most popular breeds in the cat world.
If you are willing to pet this beautiful cat, you have to make sure that you keep them groomed time and again. They will look wonderful as long as you keep them in good condition.
Hi, Dr. Louise Cosgrove from Queensland, Australia. A veterinarian for 10+ years. I and my husband Jason Gray running a veterinary business at eevs.com.au. decided to create a blog about cats. I wanted to create a – what you can call a cat-o-pedia for people who don’t have a veterinary partner and often need to rely on the internet for quick and useful information about cats.