Available in a rainbow of colour combinations, the Oriental cat is a people-oriented, sociable breed who loves to be the centre of attention. Highly intelligent, athletic and a regular chatter-box, this is a companion cat who'll keep you entertained with his playtime antics and constant conversation. Appearance The Oriental is a Siamese breed that is available in over … [Read more...] about Oriental Cat: Breed Information and Personality
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Nicknamed the 'fox cat' due to its luxurious bushy tail, the Somali is a lively and extremely agile cat who is well suited to active households. Clever and curious, the Somali cat loves to play and explore -- teach your Somali a few tricks or train them to walk on a leash outdoors with you. Appearance The main feature of the Somali is its eye catching ticked coat, with … [Read more...] about Somali Cat: Breed Information and Personality
The Chausie (pronounced chow-see) cat is a hybrid breed created by mating a jungle cat with an Abyssinian domestic cat. With a high-energy, sociable and intelligent personality, the Chausie cat is best suited to experienced cat owners and families with older children. Appearance Large bodied, the Chausie is a breed with a broad chest, plenty of … [Read more...] about Chausie Cat: Breed Information and Personality
If you’re one of the 30% of people worldwide who suffer from allergies, then you might be one of the unlucky ones who suffer around cats - common symptoms include wheezing, sneezing, runny nose and red, itchy eyes. Whilst pet hair and dander (dried flakes of skin) is a common allergen you may surprised to discover that for those allergic to cats, it's usually a protein (FelD1) … [Read more...] about Best Cat Breeds for People With Allergies
The slender yet muscular Javanese cat is often said to resemble a ballerina - it certainly has all the grace and charm. Intelligent and active, Javanese cats are loyal, chatty felines who make great companions and are ideal for households with children and other cat-friendly pets. Appearance Just about everything about this breed can be described as long; long tail, long … [Read more...] about Javanese Cat: Breed Information and Personality
The Savannah cat is an athletic, intelligent hybrid breed with a playful personality. They are ideal for active people and families who want an interactive feline companion who's a little different than other cats. Be aware, their exclusivity means they often come with a hefty price tag. Appearance The Savannah is a large breed of cat; one … [Read more...] about Savannah Cat: Breed Information and Personality
One of the most popular long-haired breeds, the Himalayan cat has a fluffy coat with sultry colour points and stunning bright blue eyes. Affectionately called 'Himmies' they are sweet-natured, adaptable, people oriented cats and make great indoor companions. Appearance Himalayans are a medium sized cat with a luxurious, long fluffy coat in a variety of sultry colour … [Read more...] about Himalayan Cat: Breed Information and Personality
The Burmilla has a striking coat delicately covered with a background of silver or gold that is either tipped or shaded in a contrasting color. The tipping gives the coat a beautiful sparkly quality, while the shaded coat will appear a little darker. Either version of the coat is available in a range of colors including: tortoiseshell, red, cream, chocolate, blue, lilac, brown, … [Read more...] about Burmilla Cat: Breed Information and Personality
It may surprise you to learn that cats can be a great choice for apartment living - they easily adapt to an indoor lifestyle and make the purrfect pet for people with busy lifestyles. Although cats don’t require regular walks like dogs do, they still require attention though, which is why it’s important to consider your lifestyle if you’re planning on adopting a cat. You … [Read more...] about Best Cat Breeds for Apartment Living
Most cats have certain characteristics and behaviours that are similar to those of their wild cat cousins. For example, when your cat is stalking insects in the wild jungle of your garden, or about to pounce - even if the prey in question is just their favourite catnip mouse toy. Similarities are not only limited to cat behaviour, there are a number of cat breeds who've … [Read more...] about Domestic Cats in Wild Coats