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american_shorthair American Shorthair

The American Shorthair is a great overall breed, with average energy, affection, and intelligence levels. Quick to adapt in many environments, this cat is great for families with busy lives.
Bengal Bengal

The Bengal is one of the largest cat breeds and looks like its wild ancestors. They tend to love water and also have a natural immunity to feline leukemia.
british_shorthair British Shorthair

The British Shorthair embodies the calm and reserved British sensibilities that its name suggests. Very faithful and independent, they're a good choice for a cat owner that needs to be gone a lot.
chartreux Chartreux

The Chartreux is a breed with a sense of humor that stays well into adulthood, though they are also known as sweet, quiet cats that love to be around friends and family.
cymric header Cymric

The Cymric is essentially the Manx breed, though with a slightly longer coat of hair. Because of this, they sometimes get lumped together as the same breed.
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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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.



The Himalayan is a breed that, obviously, will need a lot of grooming. However, they're more than happy to sit and let you groom them as they love their owners very much and will become a lifetime companion.

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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.


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.

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.
Pixiebob_Cat Pixiebob

The Pixiebob is a highly intelligent breed that can understand some human words and phrases and can even be trained to walk on a leash. They're active without being overly borthersome.
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.
Savannah_Cat Savannah

The Savannah is a breed that can almost be mistaken for a dog as they stick close to their owners, can learn to be walked on a leash, and even play fetch. They're very intelligent and can jump 8 feet straight up.
Scottish_Fold_Cat Scottish Fold

The Scottish Fold is a good-natured docile cat that will show its loyalty but will prefer to sit next to its owner rather than on its lap. They are playful and stay so well into adulthood.
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The Serengeti is bred from wildcats into a domesticated version that's very friendly after an initial period of shyness. They have legs strong enough to let them leap 7 feet straight up if they so choose.

siberian_.jpg Siberian 

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.
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.