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Top 10 Ugliest Cats In The World

10: Devon Rex

Ugliest Cats - Devon Rex

The Devon Rex, which originated from the English city of Devon in the 1950s, takes the 10th spot on this list for its strange impish face with big eyes, massive ears, and squished proportions.

9: Cornish Rex

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Despite the similarities in the name and appearance, the Cornish Rex is not closely related to the Devon Rex at all. Instead, the very first member of this breed appeared in a barn litter from Cornwall, England in 1950.

8: Exotic Shorthair

Ugliest Cats - Exotic Shorthair

The Exotic Shorthair first arose in the late 1950s from a cross between an American Shorthair and a Persian. The intent was to import the Persian’s silver coat and green eyes to the American Shorthair.

7: Lykoi

Ugliest Cats - Lykoi

The Lykoi is jokingly referred to as a werewolf because it often lacks fur around the eyes, muzzle, and other parts of the body. Its very name is even derived from the Greek word Lycos for the wolf.

6: Donskoy

Ugliest Cats - DonskoyThe Donskoy cat is both friendly and intelligent. They’re also great pets for people with allergies, as they shed little to no hair or dander—however, they will require consistent temperatures indoors all-year-round, and you’ll often spot Donskoys wearing some sort of sweater.

5: Peterbald

Ugliest Cats - Peterbald

With their massive ears, long, narrow snouts, and wrinkled skin, the Peterbald is perhaps one of the ugliest cats in the world. It originated from the Russian city of St. Petersburg.

4: Ukrainian Levkoy

Ugliest Cats - Ukrainian Levkoy

The Ukrainian Levkoy is a manmade breed (meaning it’s the result of deliberate breeding) that arose around 2004 from a cross between a Donskoy and a Scottish Fold.

3: Elf Cat

Ugliest Cats - Elf Cat

Among the ugliest cats in the world, the hairless Elf Cat was thought to be created from a cross of a Sphynx and an American Curl around 2004.

2: Minskin

Ugliest Cats - Minskin

The origins of the Minskin date back to the turn of the 21st century, when a local Boston breeder crossed a hairless Sphynx with a Munchkin. He later added the Burmese and the Devon Rex to the mix as well.

1: Sphynx

Ugliest Cats - Sphynx

The Sphynx (also known as the Canadian Hairless) takes the top spot for types of ugly cat breeds. They were created in the 1960s with a natural genetic mutation and then refined through subsequent selective breeding.

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