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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A Birman likes to communicate with people, but does so in a soft tone. This is a gentle cat who plays gracefully and enjoys learning some tricks in a dignified style. Because this breed enjoys the company of other pets and people, it is best suited in a multi-pet household rather than being a…
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Talk About Breeds
"Medical problems for Siamese aren't much different from those of most modern show breeds, which are developed for certain characteristics with no…" Read More »
Marlin S., owner of a Siamese
"Kitten and puppy mills make a lot of money because they don't have the expenses that a decent breeder has. They force the dogs/cats to have multiple…" Read More »
Lisa D., owner of a Domestic Shorthair