8 Best Cats With Big Ears

By Sharon Dawson March 18, 2024, 11:28AM

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1. Scottish Fold

Scottish Folds are renowned for their folded ears, which give them an adorable and distinctive appearance. While not all Scottish Folds have folded ears (it's a genetic mutation), those that do often have large, rounded ears that fold forward and downward, framing their sweet faces.

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2. Oriental Shorthair

Oriental Shorthairs are known for their sleek bodies, long tails, and large, pointed ears. Their ears are one of their most striking features, being tall, wide at the base, and pointed at the tips, giving them an elegant and alert expression.

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3. Cornish Rex

Similar to the Cornish Rex, Devon Rex cats have large ears that are set high on their heads and stand erect. Their ears are often described as oversized compared to their small, elf-like faces, giving them a charming and mischievous expression.

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4. Siamese

Siamese cats are known for their sleek bodies, striking blue eyes, and large, triangular ears. Their ears are set wide apart on their heads and stand tall and erect, giving them a regal and alert appearance.

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5. American Curl

The American Curl is distinguished by its unique curled ears, which curl backward in an elegant arc. While the curling of the ears is their most notable feature, they are typically large, well-furnished, and slightly rounded at the tips, adding to their overall appeal.

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6. Bengal

Bengal cats are known for their wild appearance, which includes large, rounded ears that are set low on their heads. Their ears are often described as "lynx-like" in appearance, adding to their exotic and captivating look.

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7. Sphynx

Despite being known for their hairlessness, Sphynx cats have large, prominent ears that add to their unique appearance. Their ears are typically large, wide at the base, and slightly rounded at the tips, giving them an alert and expressive look.

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8. Devon Rex

Similar to the Cornish Rex, Devon Rex cats have large ears that are set high on their heads and stand erect. Their ears are often described as oversized compared to their small, elf-like faces, giving them a charming and mischievous expression.

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