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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Intelligent and playful, the California Spangled Cat takes an active role in family life. It enjoys playing any games that involve chasing or pouncing on toys, and its athleticism makes it a good candidate for leash training. This is a friendly cat who enjoys being with people. It gets along…
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