9 Best Russian Cat Breeds

Known for their thick, water-repellent coat and hypoallergenic qualities, Siberian cats are intelligent and friendly.


Recognized for their striking blue coat and emerald green eyes, Russian Blues are known for their gentle and reserved nature.

Russian Blue

While not exclusive to Russia, Maine Coons have a history of interbreeding with Siberian cats. They are known for their large size, tufted ears, and friendly personalities.

Maine Coon

This breed is known for its unique hairlessness or varying degrees of coat types. Peterbalds are active, intelligent, and social cats.


Originating in Russia, the Don Sphynx is a hairless breed with a wrinkled skin and an affectionate, friendly temperament.


These cats have a distinctive bobbed tail and are known for their active and playful nature.

Kurilian Bobtail

The Ural Rex is characterized by its curly coat and friendly personality. It is known for being sociable and adaptable.

Ural Rex

Also known as the Don Sphynx, the Donskoy is a hairless breed with a friendly and sociable demeanor.


These three breeds are recognized within the Russian breed category and are known for their striking coat colors and patterns.

Russian White, Black, and Tabby

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