How Many Types of Cats Are There?

How many types of cats are there 2020?

In fact, there are 40-70 different breeds of cats – though that number depends on who you ask. The CFA (Cat Fanciers Association) recognizes 42 pedigree breeds of cats, while TICA, the International Cat Association, recognizes 71 cat breeds.

How many breeds of cat are there?

As of 2019, The International Cat Association (TICA) recognizes 71 standardized breeds, the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) recognizes 44, and the Fédération Internationale Féline (FIFe) recognizes 43.

How many types of cats are there 2021?

There are less than 100 breeds of cats, though the number depends on the groups you ask. TICA, The International Cat Association, recognizes 71 cat breeds while The CFA (Cat Fanciers Association) recognizes only 44.

How many species of cats are there today?

There are currently 38 species of wild cats in the world, plus one domestic cat species – all found in the family Felidae.