Cat Breeds For Dog Lovers

cat breeds
If you’re looking for a cat to take with you on outdoor adventures, a Bombay cat might be the breed for you

So…you have been a dog lover/dog owner most of your life. You love everything about dogs, but now you find yourself in the process of becoming a cat owner because of certain life changes.

Have you moved and your new place does not allow dogs?  Are you working long hours and find the independence of cats to be more conducive to your schedule than the more constant needs of a dog?

If your dog-loving heart is feeling a bit of guilt for changing allegiances, and you are not even sure if you are a cat person. here’s some great news.

There are actually many cat breeds for dog lovers to enjoy. In fact, we think that some of these cats actually think they are dogs! But, you be the judge.

Cat Breeds For Dog Lovers


This is a loyal and loving cat that loves kids and also craves your attention.  You will never be at a loss for adoring companionship with this one!


Looking for a cat that rocks a great attitude?  The Chartreux is playful and fun loving. He likes to play; can learn to fetch; and will also learn to know his name.


A cool mix of adventure and affection, this cat can be leash trained and will easily learn to play fetch. When it is time to unwind, he loves to cuddle.


Abyssinian cats are star athletes of the feline kind. His high energy level translates to plenty of playtime fun. In exchange for your attention, he will repay you with love and kindness.


The Birman is as laid back and easy going as he is out going and fun loving.  He is even-tempered and willing to just go with the flow as needed. A gorgeous coat means less grooming for you than other long haired cats.

American Bobtail

This cat is all heart, smart and sweet, too!  He loves to play with toys and is always ready for a game or two. At the end of the day, however, he is ready to cuddle and snuggle.  He is very loyal to his owner and adapts easily to new surroundings and situations.

Check out the Cat Breeds section of our site for more information on which might be the right choice for you.

Give cats a chance, you’ll be glad you did!








Written by Karen


Karen is Publisher of Fully Feline. She also owns a pet care business in Overland Park, KS called Joy of Living.