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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Wild in looks, the Ocicat possesses a tabby temperament. This breed thrives on the company of people – even first-time visitors to the home. Don't be surprised if they are the first ones to greet guests. Ocicats revel in busy, active households and eagerly enjoy the company of other family cats…
Choosing the Right Cat
Talk About Breeds
"I have had both, and I think it is the cat and not the sex of the cat that makes the difference. I have had had laid back males as well as playful…" Read More »
Darlene W., owner of a Domestic Shorthair mix
"American Shorthairs have an average/stocky build and fairly round faces with smaller rounded ears. Your cat has a longer more triangular face and…" Read More »
Lisa D., owner of a Domestic Shorthair