Abyssinian Cat

The Abyssinian Cat Breed

If you’ve always thought cats were too snooty and unaffectionate, you haven’t met an Abyssinian. These cats are very personable and affectionate animals that love to interact with their families.  The Cat Fancier’s Association classifies the Abyssinian as a part of the Championship Class, along with thirty six other cat breeds. This breed is often…

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The American Bobtail Cat Breed

If you want a friendly cat and don’t mind that the breed you’ve chosen is a bit of an upstart in the cat world, since it only has existed since the nineteen sixties, you may want to consider the American Bobtail. The American Bobtail is one of only three breeds in the Cat Fancier’s Association’s…

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American Curl Cat

The American Curl Cat Breed

The first time you see an American Curl, you may think that the cat has a deformity. After all, cats don’t usually have ears that curve back toward the back of their heads. The American Curl has varying degrees of curl to the ears, from ears that barely tip back to ears that curve so…

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American Shorthair Cat

The American Shorthair Cat Breed

If you aren’t familiar with pedigreed cats, you may be under the impression that the American Shorthair is a fancy name for an alley cat. However, the American Shorthair, which was called the Domestic Shorthair until the nineteen sixties, is a pedigreed cat that meets a specific standard. These cats, which are classified as a…

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American Wirehair Cat

The American Wirehair Cat Breed

Do you want a cat that has a distinctive and unusual looking appearance? If so, you may want to consider the American Wirehair. This breed has hair that looks like colored steel wool, although it doesn’t feel quite so coarse to the touch. The American Wirehair started with a litter of kittens born in a…

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Balinese Cat

The Balinese Cat Breed

When people first see a Balinese cat, they often think that this elegant looking cat must be haughty and unsociable. However, nothing could be further from the truth. This breed may look refined, but it is actually incredibly friendly and fun loving. The Balinese has a graceful body that can move in unusual ways and…

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Birman Cat

The Birman Cat Breed

Do you want a cat that is considered to be a sacred animal? Many people think that the beautiful Birman cat breed originated from cats that guarded the Burman temples. This breed is even rumored to have helped the Burmese monks fight off attackers when a Birman’s coat turned the golden color of the goddess…

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Bombay Cat

The Bombay Cat Breed

If you’ve always wanted to own one of the dangerous and powerful big cats, but don’t want to risk endangering your life, you may want to consider a domestic cat that looks like the deadly black panther, the Bombay. After all, the breeder who developed the Bombay created this breed so that she could have…

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British Shorthair Cat

The British Shorthair Cat Breed

If your home has a rodent problem, then you must not own a British Shorthair. These big cats may look placid and lazy, but they are actually great hunters. After all, the British Shorthair is descended from Britain’s barn and house cats. This breed was created in the late nineteenth century. Despite its early popularity,…

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Burmese Cat

The Burmese Cat Breed

If you are a fan of the Oriental cat breeds, but want a quieter cat, you may want to consider the Burmese. These cats are not as talkative as the chatty Siamese, although they are actually closely related. While the foundation cat for the Burmese breed was imported from Burma, this breed was actually created…

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