Ragamuffin Cat

The Ragamuffin Cat Breed

If you are looking for a cat breed that won’t mind if your children decide they want to play dress up, you may want to take a look at the Ragamuffin cat breed. These cats are very tolerant of children and other pets and will allow children to play games that would have other cat breeds and…

Ragdoll Cat

The Ragdoll Cat Breed

During the mid nineteen hundreds, an American breeder developed a cat breed that was so laid back and relaxed that it would hang limply like a cloth doll when people held it. This breed was developed from a Birman cat and a longhair cat with an unknown ancestry. The breeder called these cats the Ragdoll…

Russian Blue Cat

The Russian Blue Cat Breed

If you are concerned that a cat could ruin your furniture or make too many messes in your home, then you may want to consider the cat breed that many cat fanciers consider to be the most house friendly, the Russian Blue. These cats, which originated in Russia before the eighteen hundreds, have an undeserved…

Scottish Fold Cat

The Scottish Fold Cat Breed

If you have a fondness for teddy bears, you may want to take a look at the cuddly Scottish Fold cat breed. These cats first appeared in the nineteen sixties, when a Scotsman saw a kitten with ears that folded down and forward to rest against his head. He bred this kitten to a British…

Selkirk Rex Cat

The Selkirk Rex

For people who like cats with a unique appearance, the Selkirk Rex is definitely a good choice. The curly haired Selkirk has a coat that looks similar to that of a poodle, although it is much thicker and plushier. This cat breed, which has both longhair and shorthair varieties, originated in the United States in…

Siamese Cat

The Siamese Cat Breed

Even people who do not like cats have heard of the Siamese cat breed. After all, these cats are even characters in several popular mystery series, perhaps because the curious nature and adventurous spirit of this cat breed makes it an ideal detective’s helper. The Siamese is an ancient breed, appearing sometime before the sixteen…

Siberian Cat

The Siberian Cat Breed

It is no surprise that any cat that was created in the bitter cold temperatures of Siberia has a thick, long coat that helps protect it from the weather. The Siberian cat breed is a large cat, weighing up to twenty pounds, with an insulating coat of slightly oily hair. While the Siberian is actually…

Singapura Cat

The Singapura Cat Breed

Out of the many cat breeds recognized by the Cat Fanciers Association, the Singapura is probably the breed with the strongest will to survive. These tough little cats have endured almost impossible conditions to grow and thrive. This breed is also called the drain cat because the cats originally lived in the water culverts of…

Somali Cat

The Somali Cat Breed

If you love the Abyssinian cat breed, but prefer longhair cats, then you may want to take a close look at the striking Somali. This cat breed is a descendant of the Abyssinian and has many of the same traits. While longhair cats occasionally were born in Abyssinian litters for many generations, it was not…

Sphynx Cat

The Sphynx Cat Breed

If you’ve always had a secret longing to own that charming little alien in the ET movie, you will probably fall in love with the Sphynx cat breed. This cat’s wrinkly small face, huge ears, and enormous eyes definitely give it a very similar appearance. When you add in its whisker free appearance and a…