Friday, December 14, 2007
If you're looking for a cat with class, the following are some of the pure breeds you can choose from. These are the twelve most popular breeds:
Thought to have descended from the cats of ancient Egypt. Looks like a miniature cougar. Gentle, affectionate and playful. Very intelligent. Soft, resilient coat that's easy to care for.
AMERICAN DOMESTIC SHORT HAIR:
Basic, domestic, mixed breed cat. Loyal family pet for hundreds of years. Medium to large cat with short, thick coat. Very hardy.
Long-haired version of the Siamese. Long, silky coat. Gentle, curious and intelligent. Not as vocal as the Siamese.
Descended from Burmese/Siamese mix and developed through inter-breeding. Medium breed but heavy on the size. Short, glossy coat. Affectionate, very active.
Descended from a curly-coated English cat. Closed-fitting curled coat. Affectionate. Hardy. Very intelligent. Sheds little. Needs little grooming. Good for allergic people.
Persian-type long-haired cat with Siamese coloring. Affectionate, gentle but not good with small children. Requires daily grooming.
Traditional AMerican breed dating back to the early 1800s. Shaggy coat. Quiet. Intelligent. Good with children.
The famous cat without a tail. Originated on an island on the Irish Sea. Double coat. Lively. Curious. Intelligent. Affectionate. Very healthy.
Glamorous long-haired cat. Distinctive pushed-in "Peke" face. Result of over a hundred years of careful breeding. Gentle. Intelligent. Does not like to be held. Not good with small children. Requires daily grooming.
Attractive long-haired cat. Rabbit-textured coat. Intelligent. Placid. Affectionate.
Short, plushy coat with silver-tipped hairs. Originated in Scandinavia and North Russia. Very quiet cat. Affectionate. Loyal.
Exotic, streamlined cat. Blue eyes. Distinctive cream-colored body and darker "points" on face, ears, tail, legs and feet. Standard colors are seal point, blue point, lilac point and chocolate point. Temperamental. Very social. Loves human companionship.
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