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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The American Wirehair is generally considered an affectionate, people-oriented cat that loves to play but is not hyperactive or clingy. Wirehair cats shed in the spring and fall like other cats, but due to the delicate nature of the coat, they not be brushed. They may require bathing due to oily…
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"Our cats do not have kinked tails but it is a recessive gene in the Siamese's heritage - just like the crossed eyes are in some Siamese. The…" Read More »
Diane N., owner of a Siamese
"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