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8 Best Cat Breeds To Keep As Pets

After dogs, the most preferred pets are cats. They are usually referred to as furry friends. There are so many breeds of cats, that you may get confused on which one to get as your pet. Don’t worry, for we have come up with a list of the 8 best cat breeds that you can keep as your pet.

Ragdoll

Ragdoll

1. Ragdoll

The first thing that you notice about ragdolls is their innocent blue eyes. They are known to love their owners and are extremely devoted to them. Ragdolls also love the sound of water. So don't be surprised if they are in your bathroom with you most of the time! They also love to walk alongside anyone in the house.


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Manx

Manx

2. Manx

Manx have an easygoing nature and are great companions. They are known for their short tails and are always ready to play fetch with you. They also tend to follow their favorite people around the house. Manx come with both short haired and long haired coats. If you get a Manx, make sure you give it ample of attention as they love it!


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Turkish Angora

Turkish Angora

3. Turkish Angora

They derive their name from the place they originate, that is the Ankara region of Turkey. This breed is popularly known for its shiny white coat, although you can get almost 20 other color variations! They are intelligent, very adaptable, loving and playful. Thus, they are great pets for young children.


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Toyger

Toyger

4. Toyger

This breed was developed by breeding domestic short haired tabby cats. They almost resemble a tiger as this breed was primarily experimented with in order to make people aware of saving wild tigers. They are intelligent and very outgoing. They will play around with people and dogs too.


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Birman

Birman

5. Birman

Birmans love to play tricks as they can master them really well and have a gentle and sweet character. Birman kittens are born totally white. It is in the first 2 years that they develop markings or spots on their fur. They don't have an undercoat. Birmans love to be with people and are a friendly breed.


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American Shorthair

American Shorthair

6. American Shorthair

This breed loves to play, both with people as well as other animals. If you like a gentle cat, then you can get an American Shorthair as they are quiet and calm. They also live a long life, almost up to 20 years! They are great companions for kids too.


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Persian Cat

Persian Cat

7. Persian Cat

If you get a Persian cat, you must take good care of them. This is because they have a long fur and thus need grooming regularly, or else they can develop hairballs and mats. You can also fall in love with their sweet expression and round eyes. They don't like to be left alone and prefer to sleep curled on someone's lap.


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Scottish Fold

Scottish Fold

8. Scottish Fold

Scottish Fold cats looks very lovely and cute with their round faces and eyes. A unique feature in them is that their ears have a fold and thus fall down towards the front. They love to play around, are affectionate towards those who care for them and are faithful too.


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These are the top cat breeds that are great to keep as pets. Do you know of some more such breeds? Do share it with us.

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