Abyssinian

Although the Abyssinian is not a lap cat, it is affectionate and intelligent, requiring lots of interaction. The Aby is one of the oldest breeds.

Kurilian Bobtail

The Kurilian Bobtail is a great family pet, as these cats will get along well with other species, including dogs. They are also inquisitive and clever.

Donskoy

The Donskoy is a truly unique feline breed. It's a hairless cat breed; some kittens are born bald, while others are born with fur and become bald over time.

Japanese Bobtail

The Japanese Bobtail is a sociable, active breed known for its excellent health. They like to be with their humans regardless of the activity at hand.

Singapura

The Singapura is such a charming extrovert, playful in a nondestructive way, and delightfully curious, it's hard to lose patience with him.

Siberian

A Siberian cat is a charming and personable presence in the household. They like to be near their people, and do quite well with other animals and kids.

Oriental

The Oriental is one of the most people-oriented of all cat breeds. They don't just want to share their lives with you, they need to.

Ocicat

Neither a demanding or clingy cat, the Ocicat loves to be with his humans as much as possible and isn't above nudging you for a bit of attention.

Kinkalow

The Kinkalow dates back to the middle of the ‘90s, making it a newer feline breed, made by crossing Munchkins with American Curls.

Nebelung

The lively and affectionate Nebelung is both intelligent and good natured. Although playful, these are mild mannered cats with a gentle disposition.

Don Hairless

A friendly, intelligent, and loving cat, the Don Hairless exhibits an active curiosity about its surroundings. These cats entertain themselves well.

Turkish Angora

The Turkish Angora has an outstanding reputation for being not only intelligent but highly adaptable. Playful and loving, these cats do well with children.

Chausie

The Chausie is a hybrid feline breed, which means they are also part wild cat. The name is derived from the Latin name for the Jungle Cat, felis chaus.

Egyptian Mau

The Egyptian Mau cat's intelligence and his unquestioned loyalty to his humans makes these irrepressible personable cats almost enchanting to be around.

Kanaani

The Kanaani cat is agile, playful, and athletic, as well as highly intelligent and affectionate. It is a slender breed that is very athletic and muscular.

Serengeti

The Serengeti cat looks much like the gorgeous African Serval. His long legs allow him to jump up to 7 feet, and this breed is known for being vocal.

American Ringtail Cat

The American Ringtail Cat (also known as the Ringtail Sing-a-Ling) is a fairly new experimental breed that started with a rescued cat named Solomon in 1998.

British Shorthair

The British Shorthair is an adaptable and calm breed. They learn quickly, get along well with all members of the household and don't like to be carried.

Minskin

The Minskin has very short legs, but they retain the same level of agility as any other active breed. The Minskin is good with children and other pets.

Napoleon Cat

The Napoleon is also known as the Minuet Cat, and the breed's name is a reference to Napoleon Bonaparte because of its short stature.

Cymric

The Cymric cat breed is known for its intelligence and fun-loving personality. These cats make wonderful family pets, as they are quite gentle.

Arabian Mau

The Arabian Mau is one of the oldest of all of the natural feline breeds. These kitties are so friendly, they will get along great with just about anyone.

European Shorthair

Today, the sleek and stocky European Shorthair may be the most common feline in Europe, and it may also be the oldest feline breed in continental Europe.

Burmilla

Burmilla cats are intelligent, figuring things out, such as how to get a door open, and learning tricks. And they also enjoy playing with toys and people.

Foldex

The Foldex is known for being cheerful, curious, intelligent, and active. It is also an affectionate breed, willing to approach strangers with confidence.

Birman

Known as the "Sacred Cat of Burma," the Birman is an ancient breed whose true origins are unknown. The Birman is a friendly, outgoing, self-assured cat.

Exotic Shorthair

The quiet and docile Exotic Shorthair adapts easily to any environment, getting along well with dogs and children. They are inquisitive and outgoing.

Chartreux

An amiable and loyal breed, the Chartreux is known to follow its human from room to room chirping quietly and actively interested in whatever is going on.

Selkirk Rex

The Selkirk Rex has a patient, loving, and tolerant personality.They are docile and good natured, and enjoy nothing more than cuddling with you.

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British Longhair

The British Longhair is a mix of British Shorthair and Persian, offering the unique coat features of a Persian and the temperament of a British Shorthair.

Havana Brown

The Havana Brown is unusually expressive with its paws, using them to examine things it finds interesting and to communicate with its owners.

Bengal

The highly intelligent Bengal forms close and strong bonds with their humans, seeking attention and placing themselves in the middle of all activities.

Domestic Longhair

A mix of several breeds and considered one of the most popular cats in the United States, the Domestic Longhair is also one of the most common house cats.

Toyger

The name "Toyger" is a combination of the words "toy" and "tiger." When you see one, you'll know why it has this name: it looks like a miniature tiger.

Sokoke

The Sokoke is one of several cat breeds that are said to have dog-like personalities. Generally this means they will fetch, or can be leash trained.

Thai Cat

The Thai Cat is intelligent, clever, and talkative, often telling their owners how they feel. This cat breed can be quite demanding for your attention.

Lykoi

The Lykoi cat breed is also known Werewolf cat - this is due to its werewolf-like appearance. It is the only cat that has a roan coat pattern.

Colorpoint Shorthair

The Colorpoint Shorthair is one of the most talkative of all cat breeds. These cats are still much like the Siamese breed in both looks and personality.

Norwegian Forest Cat

Although well adapted for life outside, the Norwegian Forest Cat would much rather spend his time indoors. This cat likes to be at home with his people.

Snowshoe

The Snowshoe has a reputation for being a mellow cat with a sweet, affectionate personality. They like being with people and other pets, and with children.

Cornish Rex

The Cornish Rex is very much a people cat. They may look elegant, even aloof and dignified, but in reality they are active and affectionate.

Devonshire Rex

The Devonshire Rex is one of the most fun-loving of all cats. Loyal and devoted to its humans, you are owned by the Devon, not the other way around.