The California Spangled cat has a wild cat appearance and a personality characterised by high energy levels and athleticism. These 'house leopards' also love playing games. As a result, you'll find them pouncing on pretend prey or showing-off their superb hunting skills. Appearance The California Spangled cat is medium sized with a lean and muscular body shape. … [Read more...] about California Spangled Cat: Breed Information and Personality
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With an affectionate, yet not overly demanding personality, the LaPerm cat is a great family cat. They are equally happy in your lap or exploring their surroundings. Appearance The LaPerm is a medium sized cat with a wedged shaped head that is slightly rounded. The coat is where the LaPerm derives its name as it resembles a soft and curly perm. The coat can be … [Read more...] about LaPerm Cat: Breed Information and Personality
A sought after breed, the American Bobtail makes an excellent family pet. They are intelligent enough to learn tricks, calm enough to enjoy time in your lap, and good travellers which make them an ideal therapy cat. Appearance American Bobtails range in size from medium to large with strong rectangular bodies. Despite their short bobtail it remains expressive … [Read more...] about American Bobtail Cat: Breed Information and Personality
With loyalty to rival man's best friend, the Pixie-Bob cat is a great companion for any family home. Underneath their wild appearance, these cats are affectionate and sociable pets who form strong bonds with their families. Appearance The Pixie-Bob cat is defined by its muscular body, heavy bone structure, and double coat which can range from a longer medium length silky … [Read more...] about Pixie-Bob Cat: Breed Information and Personality
The Chinese Li Hua is the oldest native breed in China with striking brown mackerel tabby markings. Affectionate, with a quiet disposition they are a great breed for families as they get on well with children and other pets. Appearance The Chinese Li Hua (pronounced “Lee Wah”) is only available in a single colour, brown mackerel tabby. The colour is beautiful … [Read more...] about Chinese Li Hua Cat: Breed Information and Personality
Being a cat lover doesn’t exclude you from loving other animal species. Indeed, some enlightened dog-people see the error of their ways and know their fur family is not complete without a feline to rule to the roost. If you yearn for a multi-lingual household (barks and meows) then it’s best to choose a cat breed that isn’t fazed by a dog’s enthusiastic (but often … [Read more...] about Best Cat Breeds for Homes with Dogs
The adorable, squishy-faced Exotic Shorthair is an easy-going cat who gets on with everyone making them an ideal family pet. They are often described as having a slightly surprised teddy bear look; which makes them picture perfect for any number of amusing internet cat themed memes. Appearance At first glance the Exotic Shorthair looks like it might be a … [Read more...] about Exotic Shorthair Cat: Breed Information and Personality
The first cat to have originated Down Under, the Australian Mist has a distinct misty look to its coat and striking green eyes. Playful, friendly and extremely affectionate this breed was developed as an indoor cat in response to the growing number of feral cats decimating Australia's wildlife. Appearance The Australian Mist is a medium sized cat of nicely … [Read more...] about Australian Mist Cat: Breed Information and Personality
With a coat more like a terrier dog than a cat, the American Wirehair is a unique breed with hair that resembles soft steel wool. Affectionate and playful, they retain their kitten-like qualities well into adulthood, and make wonderful companions for both young and old. Appearance The American Wirehair has a brittle coat with each hair being either bent, hooked, … [Read more...] about American Wirehair Cat: Breed Information and Personality
If you’ve never owned a cat before, you’ll soon wonder how you ever managed without one. Our feline friends make fur-bulous companions and your life just changed for the better. However, cats are individuals and some breeds are more of a handful than others. If you plan on keeping an indoor cat then a sparky, inquisitive, and mischievous breed such as a Sphynx could mean you … [Read more...] about Best Cat Breeds for First Time Cat Owners