If you like ordinary housecoats, you probably like bigger cats like lions, tigers, and cheetahs. Of course, it’s impractical to keep a lion as a pet for most people, so you can now get the next best thing and buy a $35,000 mini-cheetah instead.
‘It’s like a puppy that never wants to grow up. It’s like having a dog, but it uses a litter box. They’re happy to see you. They wait for you to come home,’ says breeder Kristine Alessio.
If you don’t think your current cat is wild enough, then perhaps you’d like a miniature wild cat that’s actually quite tame.
The A1 Savannah Cattery in Oklahoma, a Savannah cat breeder, claims that ‘They get along with well-behaved and respectful children and if your current cat or dog is social, your new Savannah will most likely end up sleeping in the same bed.’