Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World

Granted, looking after a cat isn’t going to be as expensive as looking after children (which is a definite plus point for just growing old with cats) – but still, when you total up the vet bills, the food and the rest, having a cat isn’t cheap. Especially so if that cat is a Manul cat.


Manul cats are a near-threatened wild species found in the grasslands and montane steppes of Central Asia

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World


More commonly known as Pallas’ cats, they’re distinguished by their round pupils, short legs, flat-looking faces and wide-set ears

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World


They create some of the funniest expressions the animal kingdom has ever seen

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World


Their high elevation habitat of up to 5,000m results in a weakened immune system from lack of exposure to viral infections

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World


Because of this, survival rates are low in captivity and new litters see a mortality rate of up to 44.9%

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World


Although the photos depict an interesting pet with an expressive face, their solitary and wide nature, as well as their high morality rate at low altitudes, restricts them primarily to professional zoos

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World


Aren’t they just brilliant?

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World


If somewhat grouchy – enjoy these beauties

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World

Meet The Most Expensive Cat In The World

I for one just hope that these cats are around for a lot longer.