Information on all purebred cat breeds and hybrid 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 cat home – everything from the history of your breed of choice to common health concerns and what they are typically like to live with.
Looking for a cat who’s trainable and would love to walk on a leash? The Abyssinian might be just the cat breed for you.
American Curls can vary a lot in personality, but are basically easygoing, fun loving pets.
American Shorthairs are gentle cats who enjoy children and spending time with their human family.
The American Wirehair is an affectionate, people-oriented cat that loves to play but is not hyperactive or clingy.
Extremely agile and graceful and polite, the Balinese enjoy a game of fetch but equally enjoy taking naps in your lap.
Bengals thrive in active households. They love to play long games of fetch and play in water dishes and bathtubs.
This is a gentle cat who plays gracefully and enjoys learning some tricks in a dignified style.
If charm and cleverness are the keys to your heart, you’ll quickly be captivated by the beguiling Burmese.
This mix of Burmese and Chinchilla Persian is loving, energetic — and unusually proportioned.
Chausies are very active, assertive cats. They need time and attention, especially interactive play.
Colorpoints are vocal and demanding of attention. They are also very active and love to play.
As Domestic Longhairs are of mixed ancestry, their temperaments can be hard to predict.
Don Hairless are very affectionate and interactive with their owners. They are active and need a lot of attention.
Fierce loyal, the Egyptian Mau has a moderate activity level, and a soft, melodious voice.
With a sweet disposition, intelligence and affection for people, the European Burmese can also be chatty.
European Shorthairs come in many different temperaments. Some are quiet and laid back while others are active and playful.
A naturally short tail and distinctive ears are some of the unique features found in the friendly Highlander cat.