These kid-friendly cat breeds are offered as a guide to help
very important decision of what cat is right for you. These are
suggestions and opinions from
professional experience but
please remember that all
cats are individuals and may excel or fall
short of expectations, and sometimes the best cat for the job
patiently for you at your local animal shelter. Among the selection you
may find that the Burmese and the Devon Rex, because of their small
size, may become shy with clumsy handling, where as the American
Bobtail, the Birman and the Ragdoll are probably the most forgiving.
These particular cat
breeds have been the most consistently superb, not only with children,
but also with other pets, and
busy households, so check
them out! Enjoy
the journey and always
Cats have been selectively bred for appearance and temperament
thousands of years no doubt starting with the first good mousers who
themselves useful in the first farmhouses. Recently all sorts of
exciting varieties have been developed including several hairless
breeds and some fabulous felines like the Singapura which is one of the
smallest. Along with different domestic cats
there are an assortment of wild cat/domestic cat crosses that add lots
of spice to the mix. Exotic cats are in vogue too. Many of the
varieties of cats listed here are pedigreed and recognized by the Cat
Association(CFA), the world's largest cat organization. Check them all
out in our exclusive -CatStats-
Inside Cat or Outside Cat?
Wondering if you should allow your cat to go outside
unsupervised? Well there are definitely some pure breeds
never be outside cats. Hairless
breeds like the Sphynx
are extremely vulnerable and should always be supervised outdoors.
Docile breeds like the Burmese
may not be able to defend themselves. All cats allowed
outdoors are exposed to diseases and parasites that they would not
otherwise encounter. Fred Flintstone put his saber-tooth out every
night, but the cat jumped right back in the window - and he was a
saber-tooth! Still, most of us feel a little envy when we see our
domestic companion out on some high perch, sniffing the breeze of
liberty, and there is no doubt that cats love their freedom.
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