Many different cat breed profiles and types are listed. Information regarding each cat breed's personality, history, coat type and care, appearance, colours, temperament etc. There are many different cat breeds to choose from. Photos are included. Which breed of cat is right for you?
Different breeds of cats
with pictures, description and information on each of the listed
domestic cat breeds.
The Abyssinian Cat
is an affectionate intelligent cat, very people
orientated, extremely active and a cat that thrives on
interaction and play. They are not constant lap cats,
rather, they need to know what you are doing; like to
help you make a telephone call; read your newspaper or
make your bed, in fact they insist on being included in
all family activities as a right.
Cats have a great temperament. The kittens are
lively but not boisterous. They are an extremely
affectionate breed and very people orientated. They
prefer to spend their time with their owners and are
always involved in family activities. The even
temperament makes them excellent pets for anyone even
very young children.
Cats: They are extremely affectionate and
love to be in contact with their people. A
Balinese is a cat that will be noticed. They will be there with you
in times of need, consoling you with their company, and they will be
there in your times of joy, ready to play and join in the fun.
Life with a Balinese is an adventure, always on
the move and never dull.
The Bengal Cat's activity level is very high and they love to
play, run and leap. They are great climbers and jumpers. They could
at times be described as mischievous. Bengals are not a cat to be
ignored. They sometimes demand a lot of attention but they will
always keep you entertained with their antics.
Birman Cats are affectionate, intelligent, playful cats, and are
the happiest in family or multi-pet households. Males, in
particular, are often very talkative. They are a placid cat and very
loyal to their owners. Birmans are gentle and playful.
They are an outgoing cat, friendly and playful. They are easily
leash trained and like to retrieve. They are a very sociable cat and
make a great addition to the family as they get on well with
children and dogs. They are very agile and athletic and their
antics will keep you constantly amused.
Cats are placid, non demanding, tolerant, docile and respectful. They are not vocal cats
and in fact are very quiet and can cope with being alone without fretting. They
are not inclined to wander. They love children and get along extremely well with
The Burmese Cat is a very friendly inquisitive cat with an
outgoing, loving nature. The Burmese is an upfront cat, not left out
of where it is all happening. It's a participator - alert, curious,
intelligent, interfering and gregarious: you cannot ignore it!
Burmese are one of the most popular breeds. It has been said that
the Burmese are more like dogs than cats in their behaviour.
The Burmilla Cat is an outgoing, friendly and sociable cat
Burmillas are great with children. Combined with their low
maintenance and wonderful disposition they make an ideal family pet.
Burmilla Long Hair
longhair Burmilla is bright and fun loving, but more laid back than
its shorthair relative in most cases. It is an ideal cat for single
people or families, being quite happy to wait until you come home
for attention. They are not a demanding cat, but still love to spend
as much time with you as possible. Many of
them are very good “fetch-it” cats too!
attributes include a super affectionate nature and real love for
their human companions, great deal of intelligence with the ability
to learn quickly and a keen instinct to hunt. The Cheetoh Cat is also
extremely intelligent, very curious and quite dog-like in their
ways. Cheetoh's are a sweet natured lap cat that look wild but have
a dependable docile nature and can be trusted around anyone,
Chinchillas are generally very placid, quiet cats,
happy to lie around the home being decorative. They are
affectionate, enjoy attention and can become quite attached to their
Cornish Rex Cat Once seen, never forgotten. The Cornish Rex cat is delightful, distinctively different, constantly charming and captivating. Rexes need people, and given a choice will spend most of their time with humans. They like people and they also like to participate in their activities. Using its paws like hands, a Cornish Rex can pick up small objects, and some have even learned to turn door knobs and open doors More Information Cornish Rex Cat Breed
Devon Rex Cats:
The character of the Devon Rex is remarkable! Devon
Rex are alert and active, and shows a lively interest in their
surroundings. They love to be with their humans, and enjoy playing
fetch or other games. They are also extremely agile cats with an
inquisitive nature and will explore every corner of their homes.
The average Mau is quite clingy to his owners; some
will take to only one member of the family, while others will take
over the entire household. Whichever way it goes, once the Mau has
bonded, he is your lover for life and will actively participate in
anything that you are doing (whether you want him there or not)
personality of the Exotic cat is like that of the Persian, outgoing,
placid, easy to handle and beautiful to look at.
This combined with a sense of immense curiosity about what goes on
about them makes them the ideal companion. They are most happy when
they are with people and love playing with children or just sitting
on a lap or on the arm of your chair.
Highlander Cat The
Highlander cat will steal your heart with their fun loving nature
and crazy antics. This breed is extremely affectionate, gentle and
also very playful. The Highlander cat loves to be the centre of
attention. They are a high energy cat with an inquisitive nature.
They love to chase and play.
Himalayan Cats Along with their striking appearance,
Himalayans have a wonderfully outgoing and engaging personality
being extremely affectionate, playful and endearing. Many Himalayan
fanciers would say they are the most outgoing of all Persian cats.
Maine Coon Cats are a loyal gentle cat. They are often known as
the Gentle Giant of the cat world. They are a vocal breed with a
variety of meows, chirps and trills. They are very sociable and get
on well with children and other pets. They love to be part of the
family and will join in most family activities.
The Norwegian Forest Cat enjoys being with people and other pets
and is excellent with children. They are very patient animals and
are not stressed easily. They are very intelligent and have a
natural curiosity. They like to be up high to survey their kingdom.
A climbing tree is perfect and they will spend endless amounts of
energy going up and down doing all they can to impress you with
their athletic abilities.
The Ocicat personality and temperament are
predictable and loving - they make a wonderful addition
to any household - they generally adapt readily to most
situations, including children and other pets.
They are a beautiful, wild looking cat with the best
domestic cat personality, very active and ready to play,
but willing to purr on your lap too.
Orientals eagerly greet you at the door and tell you all about their
day. If you’re late, they will scold you and tell you how worried
they were that you didn't call. Curiosity and intelligence combined, providing
Orientals a means of finding anything and everything. They have been
known to open a drawer, or empty your purse to discover their
favourite toy. Give Orientals the attention and affection they so desperately
need, and they will do anything to please you. Ignore them, and they
will droop with despair.
Persian Cats are usually a quiet and gentle cat. They are calm
and undemanding and can be very affectionate. They are very placid
and unlikely to scratch anyone. Because of the Persian's serene
nature they usually get on well with other pets and are great with
children that are not too boisterous. They love to be stroked and
patted and lap up any attention you give them.
Ragdoll Cats are extremely docile and love to be held and
cuddled. They are usually relaxed in new surroundings and get on
well with dogs and cats. Ragdolls are very affectionate and gentle
making them an ideal pet for children.They have a quiet voice and
are playful without being noisy or destructive. Ragdolls are a very
laid back cat and become devoted to their owners.
Blue The Russian Blue has
a quiet sometimes shy although very affectionate personality. They
are very soft spoken and you rarely hear them speak. They are very
well suited to indoor life.The Russian Blue's quiet tranquil
personality may best suit a family with the same characteristics.
They are very loyal and become devoted to their owners.The Russian
Blue is an intelligent cat, playful and sweet. They like to join in
Scottish Folds are a very friendly and docile cat.
Their large round eyes and folded ears, coupled with expressive
looks, intelligence and inquisitive nature make them a wonderful
extension to the family home. Folds are not very vocal. Scottish
Folds have very tiny "meows". The breed is very good with children,
and can adapt to almost any situation. Scottish Folds also make
friends readily with other cats.
They are curious, tolerant, extremely sociable cats
that enjoy spending time with their preferred persons.
People-oriented without being clingy, Selkirks have a generous
measure of love and loyalty for their human companions. Selkirks fit
in well with other family members including children, and usually
get along well with other companion animals
Siamese Cats are a very intelligent, lively,
entertaining cat. They can be very demanding and become totally involved in their owner's
life. Siamese do not like to be ignored and always have to be the centre of attention.
They usually regard themselves as people rather than cats. You will never be
bored if you own a Siamese cat.
Siberian Cats Personality Plus. The Siberian has a very dog like temperament and are very affectionate. They come out to great the visitors in the house and are not shy. They are very intelligent and very quick learners. They also have a triple purr and unlike other breeds have a chirping sound they use when they come to greet you. When they are around water they appear to be fascinated with it and will drop toys into it and play in sinks with water left in. The Siberian makes the ideal lap cat and will live quite happily indoors with you. More Information Siberian Cat Breed
cats are mischievous and inquisitive, meaning that they will
investigate anything thoroughly. They are very quick witted, able to
adapt and learn, intelligent, lightning fast and genuinely tough and
hardy. They get on well with children and other pets.They
have enchanting personalities, always wanting to please and
entertain you. Soft sweet little voices that question you and answer
you back. They are truly people pleasers.
Somali Cats have bright,
bubbly, energetic and loving personalities. They are very intelligent and active
cats, who demonstrate a real devotion to their staff. Somali cats are intensely
affectionate to their people, and are usually extroverted and enjoy visitors
also. These cats make their presence felt - they share their special joie de
vivre with the humans in their lives. They often like to sit on your shoulder to
supervise what you are doing, will help with the housework - they are great at
making the beds!
Sphynx are very active and love to the centre of attention,
they are not suited to people wanting a quiet docile cat. Sphynx have a friendly disposition and are very sociable with
other people and pets. Sphynx are very intelligent and can be taught to walk
on a lead and respond to voice commands. They are often described as the most
intelligent and affectionate of all cat breeds.
The Toyger has a laid back easy going temperament and makes a
good companion. They are athletic and love to be around people. They are very
suitable for most households and get on well with children and other pets.
Toygers are intelligent and are easily trained. Many Toygers enjoy playing with
water much like their wild cousins, tigers, who are strong swimmers and enjoy
bathing in rivers, lakes and waterholes.
The personality of the Tonkinese is, to me, unique. A cat that
will retrieve things for you, run and meet you at the front door when you get
home from work, insist on sitting on your lap or the most comfortable position,
a cat that not only gets along with dogs but has them wrapped around their
little claws, can be taken for walks on a lead, are all characteristics of a
Van Cat is extremely intelligent and imaginative. A Turkish cat
is very lively, loving and demonstrative pet. They frequently
chatter in answer to their owners, more often than not getting the
last word in. Turkish Van cats often retrieve toy mice, balls and
crumpled paper, and will exhaust their owners long before they tire
themselves. An intriguing aspect of Turkish Vans is their insatiable
curiosity for water, A few are not interested but the majority can
be found dipping their paws, toys and bedding in water bowls, or
sitting in sinks and baths waiting for the tap to be turned on. They
will also assist with rituals like dishwashing and often sit
entranced while their owners are showering.
Aggressive Kittens -
Kitten that bite and scratch
Abscess in cats - Symptoms & Treatment
Allergic to Cats?
Bathing your cat without getting scratched
Bad Breath in Cats
Birth - Labor & Delivery and after
Cat age in human years: A calculator
Cat Breed Descriptions: Personality, Colors etc
Cat Enclosures Cat Runs and Cat Proof Fences
Cat Nip and how it affects your cat
Clean up Cat Poop from Carpets
Children: Can kids catch worms & other diseases from cats?
Clumping Litter Killing Your Cats?
Conjunctivitis in Cats
Cute Kitten Pictures
Cystitis in Cats causing inappropriate urination
Diarrhea in Cats & Kittens - Causes & Treatment
Death: Living with the loss of your cat
Ear Mites in Cats Symptoms & Treatment
Euthanasia of your Cat
Facts about Cats
Flea Allergy Dermatitis. A common allergy in cats
Fleas: Cat Fleas Dog Fleas Human Fleas
Fleas- Kill fleas on very young kittens
Fleas: Get Rid of Fleas - House and Pets
Free Homemade Recipe for Cleaning Pet Urine Smells
Flu - Symptoms and Treatment of Cat Flu
Hairballs in Cats
Heat: The signs of a cat in heat
Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds
Illness - Common Health Problems in Cats
Introducing new kittens to Other Cats
Kidney Disease: Chronic Renal Failure
Kitten Care - All aspects of caring for a kitten
Litter Box Problems
Litter Box Choosing the right Litter Box
Milk - Should a kitten drink milk
Peeing in Potted Plants. How to prevent it.
Potty Training for Kittens
Pregnancy: Signs a cat is pregnant
Ringworm in Cats
Moving House with your cat
Nutritional Needs of a cat
Pictures of Cats - Different Breeds
Pills: How to give your cat a Pill
Quotes about Cats
Scratching Your Furniture - How to Stop
Spraying and Marking Problems in cats
Stress: Feline Stress
Toothache and Tooth Decay in Cats
Tapeworm in cats
Toys for Cats
Urinary Tract Problems in Cats
Urine - Remove Cat Urine from Carpets
Vomiting in Cats
Worming your Cat or Kitten - When to worm