There are about fifty different breeds of cats, and saying that is one thing but actually having a look at a number of the breeds and understanding them is just another because there are a number. Some cat breeds you can tell by looking, but others you can not. A few have been around centuries although I’ll name off some of the more peculiar older breeds Maine Coon, American Bobtail, Abyssinian, and a Bombay all of those cats were found around the 1950-1960.
How to tell cat breed apart is extremely tough because its base on color of the fur, eyes (sometimes), body structure, and how long the hair is. Some cats might look all the same to us but they have a rich past and heritage ever. Some breeds of cats are extremely old and unusual, but are also the very interesting and even more intriguing looking like the Egyptian Mau is the fastest domestic breed of cat and can run at 30 miles per hour or more, and they are also presumed to be one of the first breeds of domestic cat.
How do we know and keep up with these changing cat breeds? Well you can look up and archive of cats for fun or you can look at check and your cats characteristics, but one thing is for sure it will be very tough to keep up. There are a great deal of cat and some aren’t recognized by the cat community yet but I would say be very observant, if you had to determine a breed of cat. Some breeds have no tail. A matter of fact very few out of the fifty unique breeds, so that is one of the dead give away if you’re looking for out your cats breed or origin. Additionally it’s the face some cats have a short snout that is very nice and that’s another give away.