Cat Breed Behavior Trends

Ever want to know which breeds are the smartest, which are the silliest? Most playful or least vocal? Now you can.

See what our community thinks! Results are based upon how individual members have rated just their . Breed must have submissions to be considered.
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Active or Sleepy?

Most Active:
1.Savannah(Score = 7.83 out of 10)
2.Chausie(Score = 7.35 out of 10)
3.Bengal(Score = 7.34 out of 10)
4.Cornish Rex(Score = 7.29 out of 10)
5.Sokoke(Score = 7.18 out of 10)
6.Khao Manee(Score = 7.00 out of 10)
7.Peterbald(Score = 6.97 out of 10)
8.Egyptian Mau(Score = 6.89 out of 10)
9.American Ringtail(Score = 6.88 out of 10)
10.Havana Brown(Score = 6.87 out of 10)
Sleepiest:
1.Don Hairless(Score = 5.20 out of 10)
2.Himalayan(Score = 5.26 out of 10)
3.Persian(Score = 5.32 out of 10)
4.Chartreux(Score = 5.48 out of 10)
5.Chantilly/Tiffany(Score = 5.51 out of 10)
6.Scottish Fold(Score = 5.53 out of 10)
7.Birman(Score = 5.58 out of 10)
8.Domestic Long Hair(Score = 5.64 out of 10)
9.British Shorthair(Score = 5.64 out of 10)
10.Norwegian Forest Cat(Score = 5.66 out of 10)

Who's Brainy? Who's Silly?

Most Brainy:
1.Savannah(Score = 8.27 out of 10)
2.Bengal(Score = 8.03 out of 10)
3.Sokoke(Score = 8.00 out of 10)
4.Sphynx(Score = 7.94 out of 10)
5.Cornish Rex(Score = 7.89 out of 10)
6.Ocicat(Score = 7.84 out of 10)
7.Chausie(Score = 7.84 out of 10)
8.Peterbald(Score = 7.83 out of 10)
9.Devonshire Rex(Score = 7.81 out of 10)
10.Egyptian Mau(Score = 7.74 out of 10)
Silliest:
1.Don Hairless(Score = 6.48 out of 10)
2.Javanese(Score = 6.66 out of 10)
3.Himalayan(Score = 6.70 out of 10)
4.American Curl(Score = 6.81 out of 10)
5.Persian(Score = 6.83 out of 10)
6.Domestic Long Hair(Score = 6.88 out of 10)
7.Scottish Fold(Score = 6.89 out of 10)
8.British Shorthair(Score = 7.00 out of 10)
9.Australian Mist(Score = 7.02 out of 10)
10.Norwegian Forest Cat(Score = 7.04 out of 10)

Curious or Not?

Most Curious:
1.Gato(Score = 7.27 out of 10)
2.Bengal(Score = 7.16 out of 10)
3.Cornish Rex(Score = 7.15 out of 10)
4.Khao Manee(Score = 7.12 out of 10)
5.Peterbald(Score = 7.11 out of 10)
6.Tonkinese(Score = 7.07 out of 10)
7.Oriental(Score = 7.03 out of 10)
8.Sokoke(Score = 6.97 out of 10)
9.Egyptian Mau(Score = 6.87 out of 10)
10.Australian Mist(Score = 6.84 out of 10)
Least Curious:
1.LaPerm(Score = 5.06 out of 10)
2.Scottish Fold(Score = 5.31 out of 10)
3.Chartreux(Score = 5.36 out of 10)
4.Persian(Score = 5.52 out of 10)
5.Somali(Score = 5.66 out of 10)
6.Himalayan(Score = 5.71 out of 10)
7.Exotic Shorthair(Score = 5.76 out of 10)
8.American Wirehair(Score = 5.81 out of 10)
9.Nebelung(Score = 5.83 out of 10)
10.British Shorthair(Score = 5.86 out of 10)

"Let's Be Friends" or "I'm a loner, a rebel"?

Let's Be Friends:
1.Savannah(Score = 7.61 out of 10)
2.Korat(Score = 7.45 out of 10)
3.Egyptian Mau(Score = 7.37 out of 10)
4.Bengal(Score = 7.36 out of 10)
5.Devonshire Rex(Score = 7.34 out of 10)
6.Siberian(Score = 7.34 out of 10)
7.Nebelung(Score = 7.34 out of 10)
8.Peterbald(Score = 7.34 out of 10)
9.Sphynx(Score = 7.24 out of 10)
10.Chausie(Score = 7.23 out of 10)
Not Into Playing:
1.Don Hairless(Score = 6.24 out of 10)
2.American Wirehair(Score = 6.32 out of 10)
3.Breed Unknown(Score = 6.45 out of 10)
4.British Shorthair(Score = 6.51 out of 10)
5.Domestic Long Hair(Score = 6.55 out of 10)
6.Toyger(Score = 6.58 out of 10)
7.Persian(Score = 6.59 out of 10)
8.Exotic Shorthair(Score = 6.59 out of 10)
9.Domestic Medium Hair(Score = 6.60 out of 10)
10.Selkirk Rex(Score = 6.63 out of 10)

Vocal or Quiet?

Most Vocal:
1.Peterbald(Score = 8.53 out of 10)
2.Sphynx(Score = 8.08 out of 10)
3.LaPerm(Score = 8.01 out of 10)
4.Cornish Rex(Score = 7.84 out of 10)
5.Toyger(Score = 7.81 out of 10)
6.European Burmese(Score = 7.78 out of 10)
7.Devonshire Rex(Score = 7.75 out of 10)
8.Tonkinese(Score = 7.63 out of 10)
9.Ocicat(Score = 7.51 out of 10)
10.Ragdoll(Score = 7.48 out of 10)
Quietiest:
1.American Wirehair(Score = 6.43 out of 10)
2.Don Hairless(Score = 6.60 out of 10)
3.Himalayan(Score = 6.86 out of 10)
4.Breed Unknown(Score = 6.87 out of 10)
5.Domestic Long Hair(Score = 6.90 out of 10)
6.Chausie(Score = 6.91 out of 10)
7.Russian Blue(Score = 6.93 out of 10)
8.Manx(Score = 6.94 out of 10)
9.Persian(Score = 6.94 out of 10)
10.American Shorthair(Score = 6.98 out of 10)