Top 10 Expensive Cat Breeds

Russian Blue

Russian Blues are friendly, lively, and like quiet. They have short steel blue coats and sparkling green eyes. They can live 20 years and weigh 12 pounds at 9–11 inches.

British Shorthair

The $1,000–$3,500 British Shorthair is calm, affectionate, and family-friendly. Their coat hues vary, and they weigh 7–17 pounds and live 12–16 years.

Persian Cat

Persian cats cost $1,500 to $5,000 and have long, lustrous coats and friendly attitudes. They weigh 7–12 pounds and stand 10–15 inches and live 20 years.


Peterbalds, which cost up to $2,000, have hairless coats and pleasant, intelligent personalities. They can grow to 8–12 inches, weigh 14 pounds, and live 15 years.

Bengal Cat

Bengal cats, which cost $2,000–$3,000, are sociable and short brown. They weigh 20 pounds, live 15 years, and are 8–16 inches.


The energetic, gregarious Lykoi cat, or "wolf cat," costs $2,000 to $3,000 and has an almost hairless coat. They weigh 6–12 pounds, live 15–20 years, and stand 8–10 inches.

Scottish Fold

Scottish Folds cost $2,000–$3,500 and have folded ears and laid-back attitudes. These 8-to-10-inch, 11-pound animals live up to 14 years and have many coat hues.


Toygers, like small tigers, cost $2,000–$3,500 and have short orange, black, or white coats. Friendly, athletic cats, they weigh 10–15 pounds, stand 9–13 inches.


Sphynxes cost $2,500 to $5,000 and are nearly hairless and energetic. They live 8–14 years, weigh less than 12 pounds, and are 8–10 inches tall.

Savannah Cat

Savannah cats, a hybrid with a wild appearance and high energy, cost $1,200 to $10,500 or more. Their lifespans and sizes depend on their filial generation.

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