These Are the Most Expensive Cat Breeds in the World

American Shorthair

27. American Shorthair

Not to be confused with the similar American Wirehair, this breed is far stockier in appearance and popular compared to the rarer counterpart.

Since the 90’s they became a popular choice as pets. Current costs for these kitties go up to $1200.

It is believed this cat is of European descent and was brought to North America by early settlers as a remedy for rat infestations that affected their cargo.

The American Shorthair can be found in up to 80 different patterns and colors. They are coveted for their mice-hunting skills and are athletic and muscular by disposition and build respectively.

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