Small Cat Breeds

American Shorthair kittens

Small cat breeds have always been very popular companions. When neatness or space is a priority, a tiny cat can make things just a little easier. Naturally, handling and transporting little cats is usually easier too, but if you have a very busy household with multiple larger pets and young children, a tiny cat may become timid. Some of these petite pussycats are the result of centuries of domestication and thus make excellent indoor companions. Because most small cat breeds were bred specifically with lap cat potential in mind the ideal companionship qualities of personality and a desire for close human contact seem to be built right in. Cats of these breeds should range from 4 pounds to 10 pounds but there will always be exceptions. Of course the only way guarantee adult size is to adopt a deserving adult cat who is already the perfect size for you! So check these little cats out! Enjoy the journey and always remember.......Cats Rule!King Cat


O.K. so while you check out all the fancy felines in the -Cat Breeds Encyclopedia- please keep in mind that
all breed descriptions are generalizations
and don't apply to all individuals. Learn about your potential new best friend, research breeds and breeders thoroughly, and always remember...Cats Rule!

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