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Long Hair Cat Breeds

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American Curl

The American Curl is most noteable for its easy-going affection towards its owners. They are apt to pick up on playing fetch, which is a good outlet for their high energy level.

balinese-cat Balinese and Javanese  

The Balinese and Javanese breeds are both extremely vocal cats, talking on for hours. They're rather sensitive to your needs as well, making them rather affectionate.
 birman Birman

The Birman are a dignified breed that used to be worshiped in temples. Now they just seem content showering owners with affection and greeting visitors warmly.
Exotic_Shorthair Exotic

The Exotic has a coat shorter than its Persian cousins, meaning less frequent groomings are needed. They're laid-back and loving and will follow their owners around the house to see what they're doing.
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Highlander

Despite being an extremely large cat, essentially a domesticated Lynx, the Highlander breed is more likely to be a jester than an aggresive hunter as they love to play and laze around.

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Kirilian Bobtail

Big, fluffy, and highly inquisitive, the Kirilian Bobtail is special as no two tails are quite the same. Thankfully, they get along well with both kids and other pets and are generally a very loving breed overall.

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Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is a big, fluffy, hearty cat that loves its owners and a good play session. Despite having long fur, their coat is water-repellent and won't become as soggy as thinner coated breeds can become.

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Nebelungs are smart but shy. They were bred to be a longer haired version of a Russian Blue and are very loving, preferring to become attatched to one or two members of the household rather than everyone.
Norwegian_Forest_Cat Norwegian Forest Cat

The Norwegian Forest Cat is a strong breed with equally strong hearts. They love everyone unconditionally and despite their history living in the forests of Norway much prefer to be your best friend than hunt.
Persian_Cat Persian

The Persian needs plenty of grooming attention and functions best as an easy-going indoor companion. However, they aren't opposed to a little playful game once in a while but rarely feel the need to explore.
Ragdoll_Cat Ragdoll

The Ragdoll is a breed that loves food and the lazy indoor environment. They are a great breed for kids and other pets, including dogs, and can even be easily trained to stay off of counters.
Selkirk_Rex Selkirk Rex

The Selkirk Rex has the unique fur of a La Perm with all the loving devotion of a Persian and the playfulness of an Exotic Shorthair while still being calm and reserved. An all around great breed.
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The Siberian is known for being large but affectionate. They have a strange fascination with water and tend to have few health problems, which is great because they mesh well with kids and other pets.
Somali_Cat Somali Cat 

The Somali Cat is a curious breed that finds contentment just hanging out where the action is. They prefer not to be lap cats and don't like to be cuddled, but they are affectionate and loyal, albeit lazy and relaxed.
Turkish_Angora  Turkish Angora 

The Turkish Angora is a very determined breed. If it wants something, it will stop at nothing to get it, especially attention from its owner. They're very playful tricksters who actually love to swim.
Turkish_Van  Turkish Van 

The Turkish Van is a breed of great swimmers, just like the Turkish Angora, and loves to stay active. They don't, however, like to leave their owners as they form incredibly strong attachments to them.