Animals, especially cats, are more and more numerous in our homes. This incredible enthusiasm leads to the development of a particularly lucrative market in which extremely rare species can be sold for thousands of euros. And this for the simple happiness of aficionados. Are you one of those feline enthusiasts looking to adopt the most beautiful and rarest cat there is? So take your pick from these 10 most expensive cat breeds in the world.
The Ashera comes from a cross between a serval, an Asian leopard and a domestic cat. It is considered the rarest, largest and most expensive cat in the world. It can measure up to 1 meter 20 and weigh up to 15 kilos. A real athlete!
Created in 2007 by the American company Lifestyle Pets, this breed of cat has a strong argument: in the majority of cases, it is hypoallergenic. Its base price? 22,000 euros… But be aware that the latter can go up to 111,000 euros. So, still up?
2. The Savannah
from a cross between a serval and a bengal cat, the Savannah also looks like a miniature leopard. His particuliarity ? He loves water! Still not very present in France, this breed of cat is attracting more and more Americans, fascinated by its look and its playful character.
To adopt such a rare cat, you will still have to pay between 2,000 and 5,000 euros.
3. And Bengal
Clearly, this ranking is dominated by cats that look like wild felines. The Bengal is a very sensible et sociablewho loves company but still needs the freedom to satisfy his hunting instincts as he pleases.
For its docile character and magnificent physique, the Bengal cat can cost up to 3,000 euros.
4. The Manx
The peculiarity of the Manx? He has not no tail. It is thanks to this unique feature that its cost can range from 1,200 to 1,600 euros. This plump cat is incredibly affectionate and therefore cannot stand loneliness. In addition, he is a real little guard cat who will know how to defend his home against any malicious intrusion.
5. Le Peterbald
Originally from Russia, the Peterbald is a bare skinned cat. Completely hairless, it can fascinate or repel. But, beyond his physique, this cat has a hyperactive and extroverted temperament which makes him very likeable. Its adoption price can still be up to 2,000 euros.
6. The Sphynx
We continue the momentum of naked cats with the Sphynx, which can be acquired for the modest sum of 1,600 euros. True symbol of elegance for some, ugly cat for others, the Sphynx never stops dividing. But his gentle character and unfailing loyalty can only bring people together.
7. The Maine Coon
Considered as the biggest cat in the world, the Maine Coon never ceases to seduce the French. Indeed, he monopolizes the first place in the ranking of the favorite cats of the French for many years. The reason ? His extraordinary physique and his balanced and versatile character. If you also want to make it your life companion, you will still have to pay between 1,000 and 1,500 euros.
8. Le Scottish Fold
This cat with folded ears and with a round head is unfailingly calm. The Scottish Fold is very affectionate and is able to show great gentleness. To adopt it, count between 1,000 and 1,400 euros.
9. Le British Shorthair
Independent and very active, the British Shorthair needs access to the outdoors in order to be able to go out and live his life as he sees fit. His favorite pastime? The chase, of course ! A freedom-loving cat that costs between 700 and 1,400 euros.
10. Russian Blue
The Russian Blue is very coveted, especially for its dress of a almost silvery blue and twinkling, as well as for her very soft green eyes. His calm, very playful and affectionate character makes him an ideal companion. Even if it is considered the cheapest cat in this ranking, you will still have to put between 700 and 1,100 euros out of your pocket to adopt it.