Information on all cat breeds.
Learn more about your favorite cat breeds by perusing our comprehensive list of cat breed profiles. We outline cat breed basics and give you the skinny on what you should know before bringing a new kitty home – everything from the history of your cat breed of choice to common health concerns and what they are typically like to live with. Browse our guides to the most popular cat breeds, top cats for apartment dwellers, families with children and more. We'll help you choose the right cat based on your lifestyle, living situation and the qualities you’d like in a cat.
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British Shorthairs rarely have met a lap that they didn’t like. Be aware that their thick coats make them like feline furnaces and your lap may become toasty warm. This breed is noted for its intelligence, loyalty and extending affection in a dignified manner. They won’t wow you by their…
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"If a kitty is a Himalayan, she should have a different color on her paws, nose, ears, and tail. The body should be lighter than these color points…" Read More »
Roz P., owner of a Himalayan
"The Ragamuffin is a purebred cat, not a mixed breed in the sense of a generic moggy, but it is a mixture of breeds. Basically, it's a Ragdoll that's…" Read More »
Valerie D., owner of a Maine Coon