Source: The Scotsman (Extract)
Posted: September 6, 2023

Are you looking for a new cat and kitten to welcome into the home? Want a kitten or cat that will enjoy play time and have bundles of energy?

Then you’re in luck, because there are many cat breeds who love to run and will match the energy you are looking for as they bound around the home and get all that kitty cat speed out!

It is actually reported that cats have become so popular, the average owner actually owns two of these beautiful animals?

While their personalities are all completely different, their needs and home environment to the individual cat, there are some that just fit perfectly for homes they can run about in and family who want an energetic cat breed.

Here are 9 of the fastest cat breeds on the planet, according to VetStreet.

1. Egyptian Mau

The Egyptian Mau’s reported has the ability to run up to 30 mph – which in turn means they are the fastest domestic cat breed on the globe!

2. Abyssinian

The beautiful Abyssinian cat breed is absolute packed with energy and loves to run and play. Not only that, the Abyssinian is also very intelligent and enjoys puzzle based games.

3. Savannah

The gorgeous Savannah cat breed looks wild in nature due its stunning markings but is also extremely athletic and loves to run, play and interact.

4. Manx

One of the cutest breeds on the planet, the Manx is also packed with energy and an ability to leap and climb around the home!

5. Siamese

The Siamese cat breed is better known for being a chatter box but they are also full of running and love to play.

6. Oriental

One of the more clingy cat breeds, the Oriental will bond very quickly with the owner but is also very athletic and speedy.

7. Somali

This cat breed is a long haired variation of the earlier mentioned Abyssinian, the Somali is muscular and able to be taught tricks with good agility and speed.

8. Bengal

The Bengal cat breed is definitely not one for households looking for a calm cat – they’re one of the most energetic breeds around and love to run!

9. Ocicat

These sociable cats are fast and agile, the Ocicat is one of the most energetic cats around and were bred from Abyssinians, Siamese and American Shorthairs.