Longhaired cat breeds at a glance
- Birman and Javanese
- British Longhair
- Longhaired Burmilla
- Maine Coon
- Norwegian Forest Cat
- Turkish Angora
Best cat breeds for first-time cat owners at a glance
Cat breeds come in all shapes, sizes and personality, and pet owners must choose carefully before bringing a new pet into the home. This article looks at cat breeds which are suitable for novice or first-time owners. The criteria I have based these breeds on include overall health, a friendly personality but not too needy and ease of care.
Included is a star rating for independence, with * meaning they are less independent and **** meaning they are more independent.
American Breeds of Cat – At a Glance
White Cat Breeds
The Khao Manee is a rare, natural breed of cat from Thailand with a stunning white coat and blue, gold or odd-eyes (blue and green or yellow). Several other breeds have originated from Thailand including the Siamese, Burmese and Korat.
The Lykoi is a unique breed with the look of a werewolf. Founded in Tennessee by Dr Johnny and Mrs Brittney Gobble, the Lykoi is the result of selective breeding of a number of domestic cats who were born with a mutation which made their fur unique.
Talkative cat breeds at a glance
Laid-back cat breeds at a glance Persian Exotic Scottish Fold Russian Blue Burmilla Ragdoll Birman Selkirk Rex British Shorthair Persian Origin: Persia (Iran) Energy: Low to moderate Temperament: Easygoing, quiet, gentle Coat: Long Colours: Every colour except pointed or shaded (see Himalayan and Chinchilla) Care: Easy, a daily groom to remove loose hairs and … Read more Low-Energy Breeds of Cat