10 Adorable Cat Breeds You Could Adopt
Being a cat owner is something you definitely do not want to miss. It is important while choosing your feline pet to understand which breed suits you and your home. Every breed has a different lifestyle and characteristics. So it is important to identify one that is best suited for your taste. Here’s a list of some cat breeds you can adopt.
1. The Persian
This one impresses you with its fluffy long hair. It has an adorable face and a large body. It has good muscles and comes in various colors due to its selective breeding.
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2. The Maine Coon
This one is the American domestic breed. It comes in an array of colors and even patterns. Its body is either medium, large or heavy. It has a shaggy coat on the stomach and also is characterized by a large bone structure.
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3. The Exotic
Very commonly known as ‘short haired Persians’, this cat is more a match for those who aspire to be ‘Persian’ owners but don’t really have the time for their regular grooming. They look very similar to the Persian with a big head and a flat face. The difference is in their coats as Persians have a long haired coat.
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4. The Siamese
These cats are reputed for their colored pointed areas such as the ears, tail, face and feet. This color varies from chocolate to blue to apricot to cream and many more. These cats generally have a small shape. They are characterized by their intelligent, entertaining and attention seeking attributes.
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5. The Abyssinian
This cat is famous for its similarity to the ancient Egyptian cats. They are of a medium size and have a fully developed muscular strength. They are people oriented and love to be involved in almost all your activities whether it is switching on the television or making a call.
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6. The Ragdolls
This extremely cute breed is very gentle and loving and will mostly follow you wherever you go. This cat is characterized by its muscular body and bright blue eyes and loving fur coat that is soft and gentle. They come in different patterns such as a bi-color and pointer feature patterns on its ears and tail.
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7. The Birman
This too is one with pointed feature coloring that emphasizes its face, legs, ears and tail. They come in a variety of colors such as chocolate, red, lilac, etc. These cats are very soft and loyal to their owners.
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8. The American Shorthair
This one is perfect for those who can handle a cat that is low maintenance. They are medium to large sized cats with a muscular body and a thick coat of fur. These cats are gentle and playful and love to be a part of the family.
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9. The Oriental
They are very sleek and graceful in their persona. They also come in 300 color varieties and two varied hair lengths. Their physical appearance is characterized by a good muscle tone, slender legs, flaring ears and almond shaped eyes. They are very loyal and playful and will give you warmth when you need it most.
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10. The Sphynx
They are hairless and are perfect for active households and need extra attention from their human family. These cats have a very soft coat which gives them warmth, however they need extra heating. They are the rarest and most unusual breed of cats.
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