The Abyssinian Cat Breed

If you’ve always thought cats were too snooty and unaffectionate, you haven’t met an Abyssinian. These cats are very personable and affectionate animals that love to interact with their families.  The Cat Fancier’s Association classifies the Abyssinian as a part of the Championship Class, along with thirty six other cat breeds. This breed is often…

The American Shorthair Cat Breed

If you aren’t familiar with pedigreed cats, you may be under the impression that the American Shorthair is a fancy name for an alley cat. However, the American Shorthair, which was called the Domestic Shorthair until the nineteen sixties, is a pedigreed cat that meets a specific standard. These cats, which are classified as a…

The Balinese Cat Breed

When people first see a Balinese cat, they often think that this elegant looking cat must be haughty and unsociable. However, nothing could be further from the truth. This breed may look refined, but it is actually incredibly friendly and fun loving. The Balinese has a graceful body that can move in unusual ways and…

The Birman Cat Breed

Do you want a cat that is considered to be a sacred animal? Many people think that the beautiful Birman cat breed originated from cats that guarded the Burman temples. This breed is even rumored to have helped the Burmese monks fight off attackers when a Birman’s coat turned the golden color of the goddess…

The Bombay Cat Breed

If you’ve always wanted to own one of the dangerous and powerful big cats, but don’t want to risk endangering your life, you may want to consider a domestic cat that looks like the deadly black panther, the Bombay. After all, the breeder who developed the Bombay created this breed so that she could have…

The British Shorthair Cat Breed

If your home has a rodent problem, then you must not own a British Shorthair. These big cats may look placid and lazy, but they are actually great hunters. After all, the British Shorthair is descended from Britain’s barn and house cats. This breed was created in the late nineteenth century. Despite its early popularity,…

The Burmese Cat Breed

If you are a fan of the Oriental cat breeds, but want a quieter cat, you may want to consider the Burmese. These cats are not as talkative as the chatty Siamese, although they are actually closely related. While the foundation cat for the Burmese breed was imported from Burma, this breed was actually created…