Most Popular Cat Breeds In The US (Infographic)

Thinking about adding a cat to your family and want to learn more about various cat breeds?  This infographic from entirelypets.com does a nice job of describing the most popular cat breeds in the US.  As an added bonus, they’ve also…
Picking The Right Cat Breed For You

When considering a cat as a pet, picking the right cat breed for you is very important. There are many breeds to choose from, with many purebreds available from shelters or rescue groups. Cat breeds vary in appearance and temperament,…
Cat Breeds:  Five Kid-Friendly Breeds

Has your child been begging you to add a kitty to the family? Research has shown that children who grow up with pets develop enhanced communication and social skills and are usually more out going than their pet-less counterparts.  They…
Cat Breeds:  The Turkish Angora

The Turkish Angora is an ancient cat breed, with its origin dating back to the 1400’s.  The breed comes from the Ankara, Turkey area and made it’s way to Europe via exporting during the Renaissance.  In the 1940’s the Turkish…
Cat Breeds:  The Ragdoll Cat

The Ragdoll cat may well be considered the gentle giant of domestic cats.  They take up to four years to mature, with adult males weighing in at 15-20 pounds and females 10-15 pounds. This breed originated in the 1960’s, and…
Cat Breeds:  Russian Blue

The Russian Blue is a beautiful cat breed that’s well-mannered with a quiet voice and demeanor to match. Russian Blues originated in northern Russia and came to the U.S. via breeder imports from Scandinavia and England. This cat breed has a…
Cat Breeds: Bombay Cat

When one thinks of the Bombay cat, a sleek all black cat comes to mind.  This cat breed got its name because of the resemblance to the Indian black leopard, and is named after the city of Bombay, India. The…
Cat Breeds:  The Manx Cat

The Manx Cat is a native of Isle of Man, an island located between England and Ireland.  Many tales exist about how the Manx tailless appearance originated:  the Manx was the last creature to board Noah’s Ark and Noah slammed…
Cat Breeds:  Maine Coon

One of the most popular cat breeds is the Maine Coon.  Their name comes from the fact they originated in Maine, with the second part of the name comes from comparisons of their fluffy, ringed tail to that of a…