Best Cat Breeds for Families

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Looking to adopt a cat? There are some many breeds to choose from that could match anyone’s personality or lifestyle. Here are some of ours.

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Turkish Angora

Graceful and refined, the Turkish Angora’s intelligence matches its appearance. When properly raised, these kitties are devoted and loving to their owners.
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Scottish Fold

Warm and affectionate, the Scottish Fold is one of the most popular cats to own. They are adaptable to most enivornments and get along with children, dogs and other cats.
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Russian Blue Cat

Since 1875, the Russian Blue has own over everyone with its playfulness and intelligence. If you want a relationship with them, train them to play interactive games like fetch and other tricks!
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Ragamuffin

Long-haired and friendly, Ragamuffins are a calm breed. They come in different colors and are noted for their strong bonds with their owners.
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Norweigan Forest Cat

It may say forest in their name, but “wegies” are known for being low-key and quite smart. They love puzzle toys and tricks. But just don’t forget to feed them. It is one of the few times they will get vocal.
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Korat

The Korat is one of the most inquistive breeds. They love to be handled and can sense when something isn’t quite right. They are gentle and love children.
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Maine Coon

One of the most popular breeds, the main coons are goofy, loving and affectionate. FYI, they are a vocal cat. They love to greet you when you get home from a long day of work so get ready to say hi!
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Japanese Bobtail

Known for its short tail, the Japanese Bobtail is athletic yet elegant looking. They are lively and mischievious. (They are known for opening cabinet doors among other things). They make great family pets. When grooming, be gentle with the tail as it is sensitive.
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Burmese

These stocky kitties descend from Asia. They are known for their delightful personality and low maintenance so they are a win for families.
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American Curl Cat

Well-muscled and lovely, the American Curl loves exercise and gets along well with people. They love to climb and perch when given enough room.
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Bombay

The Bombat is a tolerant and easy going cat that gets along well with children, dogs and other cats. It also loves attention so make sure that if you get one, set aside time to interact with them frequently.
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American Bobtail

The American Bobtail comes in many colors and patterns. It’s a rugged cat that has a low-key personality. They love people, but be patient as some of them take a bit to warm up to their owners.
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American Shorthair

Low maintenance and smart, the American Shorthair has a middle of the road temperament. It’s a moderately active breed but is socialable and doesn’t seek attention.
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