With regal airs, the Balinese cat is a stunning breed with deep blue eyes and a beautifully plumed tail. Athletic, energetic and highly intelligent, the Balinese loves to play but also forms strong attachments with family members and is a loyal companion who will happily follow you from room to room. Appearance The Balinese breed has a muscular but lithe body … [Read more...] about Balinese Cat: Breed Information and Personality
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A rare breed, the Minskin cat is petite with short legs and a kitten-like appearance which it retains well into adulthood. Delightful in personality as well as appearance, this is a loving, family cat who gets on well with children, cats and even dogs if given the opportunity. Appearance The Minskin is a small, short legged cat with a very cute kitten like … [Read more...] about Minskin Cat: Breed Information and Personality
It wonderful when a child grows up in the company of cats. Our feline friends have so much to offer, from a listening ear and quiet companionship to the gift of joy and laughter. Indeed, the child that learns to love and cherish another living creature, learns a valuable lesson for life. But kids can be noisy, boisterous, and intimidating to our fur-friends. Whilst all cats … [Read more...] about Best Cat Breeds for Families with Kids
A rare breed within the Oriental group, the Seychellois cat is remarkably similar to the Siamese in both appearance and personality. Physically, the Seychellois is identified by distinct white patches caused by the piebald gene and brilliant blue eyes. Appearance When you first see a Seychellois cat you will quickly come to the conclusion that they … [Read more...] about Seychellois Cat: Breed Information and Personality
With beautiful bright green eyes and a glossy coat that resembles rich liquid chocolate, the Havana Brown is a stunning looking cat. Intelligent, lively, and affectionate -- these chatty felines are devoted companions and loved by everyone who is lucky enough to own one. Appearance The Havana Brown is a medium sized cat with rounded oversized ears that are … [Read more...] about Havana Brown Cat: Breed Information and Personality
One of the best mousers around, the American Shorthair cat is more than just a great hunter. Friendly and sociable, they love interactive playtime but they'll also happily snuggle on your lap which makes them the ideal pet for both young and old. Appearance The American Shorthair is a medium to large, lean cat with a hardy build which is a carryover from their … [Read more...] about American Shorthair Cat: Breed Information and Personality
With its sleek and shiny jet black coat it's no wonder that the Bombay cat is often described as a miniature black leopard. Stunning in appearance and with an inquisitive, affectionate and fun-loving personality to match this breed makes a great family pet. Appearance The Bombay cat breed is often described as miniature black leopard. They have a jet black coat … [Read more...] about Bombay Cat: Breed Information and Personality
The Khao Manee (which translates to 'white gem') is a graceful, medium-sized cat which originated from a royal breeding program in Thailand. They have distinctive eyes which resemble a cut diamond and are most prized when they have odd eye colour combinations. Appearance The Khao Manee is a medium-sized cat with a muscular athletic build and long legs. The … [Read more...] about Khao Manee Cat: Breed Information and Personality
With its curly coat and curly whiskers, the Selkirk Rex is an easy-going cat, who is equally happy in an active family home with children or as a companion to a single senior adult. Appearance Like finger prints in humans the distinctive soft curls of the Selkirk Rex are different for every cat. Selkirk Rex are described as semi-cobby, that is to say, they have … [Read more...] about Selkirk Rex Cat: Breed Information and Personality
One of the most popular and oldest breeds of cat found in Europe, the European Shorthair is a great low-maintenance family pet, although they can be territorial around other cats, so choose a second cat with care. Appearance The European Shorthair is a medium to large cat with a stocky, muscular body. The head is fairly rounded and has well developed jowls and … [Read more...] about European Shorthair Cat: Breed Information and Personality