Here are the most popular cats you can find in Indian houses and are also the ones that adapt most suitably to Indian environment:
The Bengal cat is a large, sleek and very muscular cat with a thick tail that is carried low. It’s wild appearance is enhanced by its distinctive thick and luxurious spotted or marbled coat.
They have big twinkling eyes, beautiful luxurious coats of mostly white hair and adorable short muzzles.
They have a medium built, long slender legs, wedge-shaped head with triangular ears, bright blue eyes, oval paws, and a long tail.
4. Spotted a.k.a Indian Billi a.k.a Domestic Short Hair:
Our everyday Indian billi has a long tail that is darker than its body. Its fur is covered in grey spots. It has a sturdy build.
They look quite similar to a miniature form of a black panther. They have captivating, striking golden eyes and short and shiny black hair. They have a muscular build with a round head which is slender on the sides.
Himalayan cats are usually white in colour and have a long fluffy coat with colour points scattered on the face, legs, ears, tail. They have beautiful blue eyes and are medium to hefty in size.
This cat is a variation on the Persian breed and is often more popular due to the nature of its coat. Unlike a Persian cat, an exotic cat has a short-haired coat, which means that grooming is much easier. Otherwise, it has all the traits of a Persian cat.
8. Maine Coon:
One of the oldest breeds of cats, their distinctive physical traits include a large body with a thick shaggy coat, medium-length legs, round eyes and big paws.