Cats are domestic, purebred, or hybrid. Purebred cats have pedigrees, while domestic cats do not. Domestic cats and wild felines are hybrids.
The Exotic cat has become America's most popular registered cat for three years, dethroning the Persian after 31 years.
Ragdoll cats are laid-back and affectionate. Ragdolls, commonly known as "puppy-cats," are one of the most loving cat breeds.
The Romans imported the British shorthair to England in the first century, where it co-existed and mated with wild cats.
The cats were called after their "country of origin"—Persia (now Iran). The breed has changed in color and body form, but its thick, luxuriant fur has not.
Maine Coon cats, one of North America's oldest natural breeds, are recognized for their intelligence, playfulness, and size.
“America’s breed” is the American shorthair cat. Early European immigrants introduced these cats. Today, families love American shorthairs.
This lively breed bonds with one family member. Scottish fold cats have a gentle voice and may "speak" in a variety of purrs and meows.
According to the CFA, Canada had its first Sphynx in 1966. Mother Nature causes the genetic aberration of hairlessness once every 15 years.
Abyssinians have short, close-lying coats, wedge-shaped skulls, half-cupped ears, medium-length bodies, and well-developed muscles.
The breed's distinctive look has drawn cat enthusiasts worldwide, and its affectionate, quirky, and mischievous behavior has won over families.