The Top 10 Smallest Cats in the World

Domesticated cats are some of the most popular pets in the world, but did you know about the range of small cats?

Here are the 10 smallest cats in the world you will be amazed to know about and might want to see to believe, and not just because they’re so cute.


Pallas’s Cat (Otocolobus manul)

The Pallas’ cat has the longest and densest fur.


Bornean Marbled Cat (Catopuma badia)

The Bornean Marbled Cat’s long bushy tail provides the balance needed for moving around in trees.


Margay (Leopardus wiedii)

One of the smallest species, the Margay, can hang from a branch of a tree by one back foot.


Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis)

The Leopard cat has slightly webbed toes which facilitate swimming and movement on the slippery ground.


Sand or Sand Dune Cat (Felis margarita)

Sand Dune Cats are fearless snake hunters and also one of the smallest cats.

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