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Russian Blue

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: 10-12lbsFemale: 7-10lbsGreenShortStraight, double-coat, plushColorsPattternLongevityDark gray tipped with silverSolid15-20 YearsHistoryContrary to the name, the Russian blues development occurs mostly in Britain and Scandinavia during the 19th century. Little is know about the Blue’s origins. It’s possible that this thicker coat would be something […]

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Ragdoll

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: >12lbsFemale: >12lbsBlueLongSilkyColorsPattternLongevityFrost, Blue, Chocolate, Seal, Red, Lilac, Bluecream, CreamBicolor, Points, Mitted7-12 YearsHistoryRagdolls are some of the youngest breeds in the domestic cat lineup. They were originally started by a breeder named Ann Baker in the 1960’s who lived in California. The ideal […]

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Persian

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: >12lbsFemale: 8-12lbsBlue, Copper, Green, Hazel, Odd-eyedLongSilkyColorsPattternLongevityWhite, Red, Cream, Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac, Silver, Golden, Cameo, Tortoiseshell, Blue-cream, Brown, Calico, SealSolid Color, Tortoiseshell, Bicolor, Tricolor/Calico, Tabby, Smoke, Shaded, Points8-11 YearsHistoryIt is believed that the Persian originated from ancient Mesopotamia which is now modern […]

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Oriental

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: 8-12lbsFemale: <8lbsBlue, Green, Odd-eyedMediumSmooth, StraightColorsPattternLongevityWhite, Blue, Ebony, Cream, Red, Brown, Frost, Platinum, Fawn, Chocolate, Chestnut, Cinnamon, Lavender, Champagne, SealvSolid Color, Tortoiseshell, Bicolor, Tricolor/Calico, Tabby, Ticking, Smoke, Shaded, Points8-12 YearsHistoryAfter WWII the breeding gene pool of many cats were devastated. The Oriental was […]

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Ocicat

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: 8-15lbsFemale: 6-12lbsGreenShortSilky, SmoothColorsPattternLongevitySilver, Bronze, SmokeSpots, Smoke9-13 YearsHistoryThis small spotted cat may look wild, but he is anything but. The Ocicat is a Siamese and Abyssinian cross. The name comes from the wild Ocelot, but the Ocicat is 100% domestic. The spotted coat […]

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Norwegian Forest Cat

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: >12lbsFemale: >12lbsBlue, Green, Gold, Odd-eyedLongStraightColorsPattternLongevityWhite, Black, Blue, Red, Cream, Silver, Golden, Red, Cameo, Tortoiseshell, Bluecream, BrownSolid Color, Tortoiseshell, Bicolor, Tricolor/Calico, Tabby, Ticking, Smoke, Shaded14-16 YearsHistoryThis native Norwegian has a history that goes back hundreds if not thousands of years. From Norse folklore, […]

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Manx

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: 8-12lbsFemale: 8-12lbsAmber, Copper, Green, Gold, Hazel, Orange, YellowShort, LongStraightColorsPattternLongevityWhite, Blue, Black, Red, Cream, Silver, Tortoiseshell, Bluecream, BrownSolid color, Tortoiseshell, Bicolor, Tricolor/Calico, Tabby, Ticking, Smoke, Shaded9-13 YearsHistoryThe cat without a tail. While the list of breeds with tiny tails or no tails at […]

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Maine Coon

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: 12+lbsFemale: 8-12lbsCopper, Green, Gold, Odd-eyedLongStraightColorsPattternLongevityWhite, Black, Blue, Red, Cream, Brown, Silver, Tortoiseshell, Bluecream, GoldenSolid Color, Tortoiseshell, Bicolor, Tricolor/Calico, Tabby, Smoke, Shaded9-13 YearsOverviewThe Maine Coon is a native of Maine. Shocking, I know. This New Englander was primarily used as a farm cat […]

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Korat

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: 5-11lbsFemale: 5-8lbsGreenShortGlossy, SmoothColorsPattternLongevityBlueSolid10-15 YearsHistoryThe Korat (ko-raht)  is known as the symbol of lucky and good fortune in his native home of Thailand. They originated from the Ampur Pimai region of Korat. Ironically, cats of this dark color are typically considered bad luck […]

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Javanese

Energy & PlayfulnessAffection & HandlingLikes To Be AloneVocalIntelligenceHealthGrooming & SheddingKid FriendlyOther PetsSizeEye ColorFur Male: 8-12lbsFemale: <8lbsBlue, GreenShortSmoothColorsPattternLongevityRed, Cream, Seal, Chocolate, Blue, Lilac, Blue-cream, Lilac CreamTabby, Shaded8-12 YearsHistoryThe Javanese was created by breeding Siamese, Colorpoint and Balinese cats. Oddly enough, the Javanese cat doesn’t originate from the island of Java, a sister island to Bali. They name […]

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