#11 Toyger ($500-$3,000)
This large cat breed resembles a tiger with its coat pattern, and it explains the name’s origin. The breed’s founder states that the Toyger was developed to inspire people to think about tiger preservation in the wild. You can get inspired for $500 to $3,000.
#12 American Curl ($1,000-$3,000)
This breed was developed in California in 1981. The newborn kittens can hardly be told apart from the full-grown cats, but as early as the 10th day of their life their ears start turning back, like little horns. This specific feature touches hundreds of thousands of people around the world. You can join the American Curl admirers for $1,000 to $3,000.
#13 Bengal cat ($1,000-$4,000)
This breed was developed by crossing an Asian Leopard сat with a domestic cat. These cats love to swim, and, despite their impressive size (4-8 kg or 8.8-17.6 lb), they often climb their owner’s shoulders. This awesome mini leopard costs $1,000 to $4,000.
#14 Safari ($4,000-$8,000)
This rare breed appeared by crossing a domestic and a South American wild Geoffroy’s cat. The first representatives of the breed were developed in the USA in the 1970s for the purposes of studying leukemia. A mature cat weighs 11 kg (24.2 lb) on average. You can become an owner of a domestic predator for $4,000 to $8,000.
#15 Khao Manee ($7,000-$11,000)
We can find the earliest references to this breed in Tamra Maew, or ‘Cat Book Poems’ (1350-1767). In ancient Siam, Khao Manee lived only with the royal families and were considered to be a symbol of luck, longevity, and wealth. This lucky charm sells for $7,000 to $11,000.
#16 Chausie ($8,000-$10,000)
This is one of the rarest cat breeds. It was developed by crossing a domestic and a jungle cat. These are very sociable animals, and it’s hard for them to bear loneliness. Chausies will be happy with any company, whether it’s a human, other cats, or even a dog. A kitten’s price varies from $8,000 to $10,000.
#17 Caracal ($7,000-$10,000)
The Caracal is in danger of extinction. Several years ago, this breed moved from the category of wild predators to exclusive and expensive pets. That’s why buying a kitten for $7,000 to $10,000 can help to preserve this unique species.
#18 Savannah cat ($4,000-$22,000)
This breed was developed by crossing an African Serval and a domestic cat. They’re the largest cats: a mature cat weighs an average of 15 kg (33 lb) and reaches 60 cm (1.9 ft) in height. Savannah cats are known for their high level of intelligence, calm temper, curiosity, and active nature. They love taking a bath, walking outdoors, and games. To get such a wonderful cat, you need to have lots of space for it to play – as well as $4,000 to $22,000.
#19 Ashera ($22,000-$100,000)
The Ashera is the most exotic domestic cat in the world. It was bred by crossing a domestic cat and an Asian leopard cat. As the breed’s founders say, an Ashera is hypoallergenic, but there’s still discussion concerning this question. You can become a proud owner of this majestic kitty for $22,000 to $100,000.