5. Russian Blue
Russian Blue is another breed that made it in the list of most expensive cat breeds. Even sold for $3000, this breed is something that you want if you prefer a cat that has a beautiful fur, not to mention close bond with humans. It is known for its slate grey colored dense coat. It has been known for over a century.
As the name suggests, this cat originated in Arkhangelsk Russia. These cats are also called Archangel Blues. It is believed that the cat has been brought from the Archangel Isles and Northern Europe in 1860s.
Over the years, this particular breed has been developed b breeders during the Second World War. During this time, there were lacking Russian Blue cats. This led breeders to cross breed with the Siamese.
This cat is something that can get old with you. Its lifespan ranges from 10 to 20 years. In some situations, these cats even lived up to 25 years.