Unless you’re a devoted cat person, you might not realize that some of these unique breeds exist in the world. They often have unique appearances and temperaments and not every breed is right for every owner. Here are some of the rarest breeds that you might not have heard of. California Spangled http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Spangled The California Spangled is a homegrown breed designed to look like a miniature leopard. Developed as
Scottish Fold Cat - The Scottish Fold (or Coupari in Canada), has a dominant genetic mutation that causes the cartilage in their ears to have a fold, sometimes even up to two or three folds! This makes their ears flop forward, giving them their distinctive appearance.
You may have heard about how the honey bee’s decline is threatening the world’s food crops. Well they’re not the only pollinators in trouble. The Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly was also facing extinction in the face of its shrinking prairie habitat. But thanks to an innovative breeding program at a women’s prison outside Seattle, it’s making a comeback. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.