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Cat Breeds

Cat Breeds

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American Bobtail Cat Breed

American Bobtail

While the breed is still developing, breeders say that Bobtails are playful, energetic, and friendly, and possess an uncanny ...
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American Curl Cat Breed

American Curl

Curls have qualities other than the whimsical ears to make them attractive pets. They are people cats that do not show any of ...
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American Shorthair Cat Breed

American Shorthair

When describing the American Shorthair, the expression 'happy medium' springs to mind. These all-American cats are medium in ...
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American Wirehair Cat Breed

American Wirehair

Wirehairs are people cats that crave human attention and affection. They are active without being hyper, and affectionate ...
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Balinese Cat Breed


Balinese cats are smart, sweet, and fun to be around. Like the Siamese, they are known for their ability to communicate vocally, ...
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Bengal Cat Breed


The Bengal may look like a wild cat, but breeders insist that the Bengal is as lovably friendly and docile as any full-blooded ...
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Birman Cat Breed


Birmans are affectionate, gentle, and faithful companions with an air of dignity that seems to invite adoration by their human ...
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Bombay Cat Breed


If an aloof, independent cat is what you're craving, this breed isn't for you. Bombays are attached to their family, and tend to ...
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British Shorthair Cat Breed

British Shorthair

If you're looking for a cat that will loot your refrigerator and swing dizzily from your chandeliers, then the British Shorthair ...
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Burmese Cat Breed


Breeders and fanciers report that Burmese are amusing, playful, and super-smart, the perfect interactive cats for home, office, ...
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