Pet Cats Breeds

Kittens are so cute, don't you agree?  There are many different Pet Cats Breeds and we'll be going through a few of them here.

British Shorthair

This is the pedigreed version of the traditional British domestic cat with a chunky body, dense coat and broad face.  The most famimlar is the 'British Blue' but it also has a range of other colors. (Source: British Shorthair, Wikipedia)

Siamese

One of the most distinctly recognized breeds of Asian cat.  The Siamese became one of the most popular breeds in Europe and North America.  The carefully refined modern Siamese is characterized by blue almond-shaped eyes, triangular head, large ears, elongated, slender and muscular body and point coloration.  The Siamese is social, intellligent and playful right into adulthood. They tend to seek human interaction and like companionship of other cats. (Source: Siamese, Wikipedia)

Persian (Traditional)

These are considered to be the original breed of Persian cat before a variety was bred to have extreme features.  The appearance barely changed when compared to photos dating back to the late 1800s. (Source: Persian, Wikipedia)

Maine Coon

One of the largest domesticated breed of cat.  It has a distinctive physical appearance and valuable hunting skills.  It's one of the oldest natural breeds in North America and native to the state of Maine, where it is the official state cat.  It is a large and sociable cat and it's nickname is the 'gentle giant'.  It has a robust bone structure, rectangular body, a silky flowing coat and a long, busy tail.  It's intelligent and playful and has a gentle personality. (Source: Maine Coon, Wikipedia)

Ragdoll (our personal favorite)

With blue eyes and a distinct colorpoint coat, it is a large semi-longhair cat with a soft and silky coat.  It's best known for its docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature. (Source: Ragdoll, Wikipedia)

American Shorthair

This is a domestic cat descended from European cats brought to North America by early settlers to protect valuable cargo from mice and rats.  It's one of the most popular breed of cat in the USA. (Source: American Shorthair, Wikipedia)

Abyssinian Cat

This is a short-haired cat with a tabby coat.  It is named after Abyssinia (now known as Ethiopia), the empire from which was first thought to have originated. (Source: Abyssinian Cat, Wikipedia)

Pet Cat Breeds

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