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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Affectionately known as “Velcro cats” because of their intense desire to always be with their chosen people. They love laps as equally as they do playing interactive games. Also likes to paw faces to wake people up in the morning. Does best in active households that include other pets to keep…
Choosing the Right Cat
Talk About Breeds
"I suggest looking for a mature cat; it will be less trouble than a kitten, and its personality will be fully developed. Even a kitty 7-10 years old…" Read More »
Janice L., owner of a American Shorthair
"Ragdolls (as their name implies) are extremely "laid-back," docile, non-aggressive cats. They tend to relax when held. They are said to possess…" Read More »
Jan A., owner of a Breed Unknown