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Below is our A-Z list of cat breeds according to the FIFe (The Fédération Internationale Féline). FIFe is a non-profit making organisation and a leading international cat fancier society.

Please note: Many breed names differ from country to country, and are named according to four main cat associations. Click on the following links to view breed lists according to GCCFTICA or CFA naming standards. 
View all our Cat images. Or visit the Animal Photography Cat breed list home page.

Featured image

Kitten by Animal Photography, Anita Peeples
AP-02QDEG - Kitten sleeping on couch
Photo © Animal Photography, Anita Peeples

Previous featured images

AP-ENVERF - Oriental Cat
Photo © Animal Photography, Vidar Skauen
Egyptian Mau Photo © Animal Photography, Tetsu Yamazaki
AP-0APZM8 - Egyptian Mau 
Photo © Animal Photography, Tetsu Yamazaki 
Sinapura cat, Photo © Animal Photography, Helmi Flick
AP-0DUMJF - Singapura cat
Photo © Animal Photography, Helmi Flick
Abyssinian kittens, Photo © Animal Photography, Alan Robinson
AP-TDCODX - Abyssinian kittens
Photo © Animal Photography, Alan Robinson

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Cutest kittens

British shorthaired kitten, Photo © Animal Photography, Paul Cotney
AP-0MBM8I - British shorthair

Household cats

AP-4YEH8I - Household cat

Cats in black and white 

Seal Point Siamese cat with her kitten in her arms, Photo © Animal Photography, Sally Anne Thompson
AP-QMF36I - Siamese cat

Staff favourites

Cat meow
AP-0W2OV3 - Tabby cat
© Animal Photography, Sally Anne Thompson



New breed added

AP-1WIWDW - Toyger cat
© Animal Photography, Tetsu Yamazaki

New photographer

The fabulous Helmi Flick joins Animal Photography.

Top cat photographers

We represent many great cat photographers, here are just a few names that we represent:
Tetsu Yamazaki
Alan Robinson
Helmi Flick (profile coming soon)
Sally Anne Thompson

Cat associations

National cat associations

GCCF – Governing Council of the Cat Fancy
The GCCF is the primary governing body of the Cat Fancy in the United Kingdom, the feline equivalent of the Kennel Club.
Felis Britannica - UK member of FIFe
CAA – Cat Aficionado Association - PRC

International cat associations

CFA – Cat Fanciers Association
CFA recognises 41 pedigreed breeds for showing in the Championship Class, 1 breed as Provisional and 1 breed as Miscellaneous.
FIFe – Fédération Internationale Féline
TICA – The International Cat Association
TICA currently recognizes fifty-five breeds of cats for championship competition. In addition, the number of breeds can change as new breeds are developed.
ACFA - American Cat Fanciers Association
Originating in 1955, ACFA has grown to be one of the world’s largest cat organisations, and is self-proclaimed: "the Fairest, Friendliest and most Fun feline association".

Other associations

The World Cat Congress
The World Cat Congress was established to promote better understanding and co-operation among the world’s major cat associations, in matters of mutual interest and concern - such as cat legislation and feline welfare - which affects all cat lovers; from the pedigree breeder to the pet owner.