There are various cat registries out there which will claim differing numbers of registered breeds. The biggest cat registry in the world is The International Cat Association, which despite its origins being in North America; they are known as a worldwide organisation. is perhaps less common for people looking to buy a cat being as concerned with it being pedigree than you would a dog but there are dozens of recognized breeds out there to choose from.
If you do have a cat or are thinking of getting one, don't forget to check out our helpful guide on how to properly care for you feline friend.
In case you wanted a pedigree as a new addition to your family or you just wanted to familiarise yourself with the options, here is a list of registered breeds:
Make sure you check out our helpful advice on caring for your cat, so whatever breed you own, we can help you take care of your moggie.