Top 10 Ugliest Cats

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.

Cornish Rex is characterized by a narrow head, hollow cheeks, strong muscles, and large bat ears. The short, curly coat, which feels incredibly soft to the touch.

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.

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. 

Also known as the Don Sphynx or the Russian Hairless, the Donskoy is a rare hairless breed that bears a striking resemblance to the Sphynx.

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 in 1994.

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.

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.

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.

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.