Special Report

Most Expensive Cat and Dog Breeds

Grant Suneson, Joseph Gedeon

The Most Expensive Cats

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15. American Wirehair
> Average price: $1,000
> Lifespan: 17-20 years
> Weight: 8-25 pounds
> Colors: Black, brown spotted tabby, black silver spotted tabby, black smoke

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14. Peterbald
> Average price: $1,050
> Lifespan: 12-15 years
> Weight: 6-10 pounds
> Colors: Brown, white, silver

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13. British Shorthair
> Average price: $1,400
> Lifespan: 12-17 years
> Weight: 12-20 pounds
> Colors: Brown, silver, cream

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12. Russian Blue
> Average price: $1,425
> Lifespan: 10-16 years
> Weight: 5-11 pounds
> Colors: Silver

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11. Persian
> Average price: $1,475
> Lifespan: 14-15 years
> Weight: 9-14 pounds
> Colors: White, black, cream, chocolate, lilac