Generally regarded as the smallest cat breed, this tiny cat matures to a weight of 4 to 8 pounds. The Singapura's origins are from Singapore and has become a darling of the cat world.
Munchkins are shortest cat breed in the world. These cats have a naturally occurring genetic mutation that results in shorter legs, giving these cats a low stature of 7 to 9 inches at the shoulder.
The long legs and angular features of the Cornish rex might give you the impression that this cat is larger than it really is. These cats typically stand 11 to 15 inches tall but only weigh 6 to 10 pounds.
The most recognizable feature of the American Curl is its uniquely shaped ears, but these cats are also petite in size. This breed matures to a weight up to 12 pounds,
The Devon rex is also sometimes referred to as a “pixie cat,” so it’s no surprise that this breed is on the list of small cat breeds. When full-grown, the Devon rex maintains a compact weight of just 6 to 9 pounds.
The short, pom-like tail isn’t the only thing that’s small about this cat breed—the Japanese bobtail only weighs 5 to 10 pounds and matures to a height of just 8 or 9 inches.
The Siamese is one of the oldest cat breeds, and it also happens to be among the smallest. While these cats are relatively long in length, they are lean and muscular and typically only weigh 8 to 12 pounds.
Burmese cats are smaller than average with a compact, stocky body and big brain. An average Burmese weighs between 6 to 14 pounds.
This American cat breed was intentionally bred to look like a small black panther, but fortunately it proves to be a much more affectionate and sociable house companion.