Cat Breeds

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Abyssinian

Abyssinians definitely put the "a" in active. These are go, go, go cats fueled by curiosity.

American Bobtail

American Bobtails are known for being friendly and playful.

American Curl

American Curls can vary a lot in personality, but are basically easygoing, fun loving pets.

American Shorthair

American Shorthairs are gentle cats who enjoy children and spending time with their human family.

American Wirehair

The American Wirehair is an affectionate, people-oriented cat that loves to play but is not hyperactive or clingy.

Balinese

Extremely agile and graceful and polite, the Balinese enjoy a game of fetch but equally enjoy taking naps in your lap.

Bengal

Bengals thrive in active households. They love to play long games of fetch and play in water dishes and bathtubs.

Birman

This is a gentle cat who plays gracefully and enjoys learning some tricks in a dignified style.

Bombay

Bombays are happy, friendly cats who love to play and interact with humans and other pets.

British Shorthair

British Shorthairs rarely have met a lap that they didn’t like.

Burmese

If charm and cleverness are the keys to your heart, you’ll quickly be captivated by the beguiling Burmese.

Chantilly/Tiffany

This is a gentle, loving cat who “speaks” with a soft chirp or coo.

Chartreux

The ever-pleasing, comical Chartreux never turns down an invitation to play.

Chausie

Chausies are very active, assertive cats. They need time and attention, especially interactive play.

Colorpoint Shorthair

Colorpoints are vocal and demanding of attention. They are also very active and love to play.

Cornish Rex

Cornish Rexes are very active and love to be in the center of attention.

Devonshire Rex

These very intelligent cats are very playful and active.

Domestic Long Hair

As Domestic Longhairs are of mixed ancestry, their temperaments can be hard to predict.

Domestic Medium Hair

All Domestic Medium Hairs have one thing in common: their thick, double coat.

Domestic Shorthair

All Domestic Shorthairs have one thing in common: their short, sleek coat.

Don Hairless

Don Hairless are very affectionate and interactive with their owners. They are active and need a lot of attention.

Egyptian Mau

Fierce loyal, the Egyptian Mau has a moderate activity level, and a soft, melodious voice.

European Burmese

With a sweet disposition, intelligence and affection for people, the European Burmese can also be chatty.

European Shorthair

European Shorthairs come in many different temperaments. Some are quiet and laid back while others are active and playful.

Exotic Shorthair

Life with an Exotic Shorthair is characterized by calmness and quiet admiration.

Gato

Gatos adjust their schedules to their owners.

Havana Brown

Havana Browns are charming, playful, people-oriented and intelligent cats.

Himalayan

Himalayans are gentle, calm, easygoing cats.

Japanese Bobtail

Japanese Bobtails exude confidence, curiosity, intelligence and high energy. They enjoy playtime but are not high-strung or skittish.

Javanese

Javanese cats are people-oriented, playful, intelligent and vocal.

Khao Manee

Khao Manees are friendly, outgoing cats that love to interact with people.

Korat

The Korat is an active and playful cat.

LaPerm

The people-oriented LaPerm loves to sit in a lap, but also loves exploring its surroundings.

Maine Coon

Maine Coons can rival the size of small dogs and are highly intelligent, playful and energetic.

Manx

Calm and composed, a Manx tends to bond closely with one person or the entire family.

Minskin

Outgoing and playful, this feline sweetie loves people and enjoys being handled.

Minuet

Short and so very sweet

Munchkin

Munchkins are outgoing and playful, and enjoy lots of attention.

Nebelung

The Nebelung loves its family but may disappear when strangers arrive.

Norwegian Forest Cat

Nowegian Forest Cats are friendly and playful, as well as patient.

Ocicat

Wild in looks, the Ocicat possesses a tabby temperament.

Oriental

Orientals are very active and vocal, and crave attention.

Persian

Persian cats are well known for their quiet, docile dispositions.

Peterbald

Peterbalds are intelligent, active cats that love attention and are known for being affectionate

Pixie-Bob

Pixie-Bobs are busy but not hyperactive. They tend to develop an unusually strong bond with their families.

Ragamuffin

Ragamuffins are known for their sweet, endearing personalities.

Ragdoll

If you’re looking for an easygoing cat who enjoys being held or sprawled in your lap, the Ragdoll is ideal.

Russian Blue

Russian Blues are known for being both intelligent and independent. They are moderately active, and like to play.

Savannah

Savannahs are apt to follow owners around the house, play fetch and exhibit other intelligent behaviors.

Scottish Fold

Never overly demanding, the soft-spoken Scottish Fold welcomes laps slightly more than games of fetch.

Selkirk Rex

Selkirk Rexes are mellow cats that love to be with people. They are affectionate, and like to play.

Siamese

Siamese are vocal and demanding but are also curious, affectionate and athletic.

Siberian

Siberians are very active and tend to be very good thinkers and problem solvers.

Singapura

Known as “Velcro cats” because of their intense desire to be with their chosen people, Singapura love laps.

Snowshoe

The Snowshoe has a sparkling and affectionate personality and likes being with people.

Sokoke

The independent but loving Sokoke bonds closely to its people and will “talk” to them for hours.

Somali

Fans of this breed embrace the Somali’s fun nature, energy bursts and humorous antics.

Sphynx

Because of their lack of a coat, the Sphynx need to keep their bodies from losing heat.

The Cymric

It’s not hard to see why the Cymric wins over cat-loving fans, both in the cat fancy and in family homes.

Tiffanie

Tiffanies are gentle, mellow cats who love to spend time just curled up in your lap.

Tonkinese

Tonkinese don’t take to being ignored and need a lot of attention.

Toyger

Toygers are trainable and easygoing cats. They love children and other pets and are highly intelligent.

Turkish Angora

Turkish Angoras are friendly, intelligent, active cats who enjoy interacting with their human family as well as with other cats.

Turkish Van

Turkish Vans thoroughly enjoy games of fetch and are champion swimmers.