Cat Breeds

  1. bicolor Cornish Rex cat

    Cornish Rex Colors: What Colors Can Cornish Rex Cats Be?

    The Cornish Rex cat comes in a wide variety of color and pattern combinations. Learn more about their colors and...
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  2. Bengal cat licking paw

    Are Bengal Cats Hypoallergenic?

    Bengals are lovable, loyal short-haired cats that are famous for their exotic coats. But are they hypoallergenic...
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  3. calico Sphynx cat

    Sphynx Cat Colors: What Colors Can Sphynx Cats Be?

    The Sphynx cat is unique for many reasons, one being that they come in all sorts of colors and patterns, with no...
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  4. side profile of Somali cat looking up

    Somali Cat Personality: How Do Somali Cats Act?

    The Somali cat is an intelligent and playful feline that requires active involvement from their humans. Learn more...
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  5. two Ocicat kittens

    Ocicat Colors: What Coats Can Ocicats Have?

    Ocicats are recognized in 12 different color variations, all equally beautiful. Find out how your Ocicat classifies...
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  6. Burmese cat sitting

    Burmese Cat Personality: How Do Burmese Cats Act?

    The Burmese cat is outgoing, personable, and extremely curious. Discover more about this family-friendly cat that...
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  7. Ragamuffin cat

    How To Tell If Your Cat Is a Ragamuffin

    Ragamuffins can come with any eye color, coat pattern, or coat color, which is different from Ragdoll cats. Find...
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  8. white Turkish Angora cat with blue eyes

    Turkish Angora Cat Personality: How Do Turkish Angoras Act?

    The Turkish Angora cat is an ancient natural breed that is playful, affectionate, and people-oriented. Learn more...
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  9. calico Devon Rex cat

    Devon Rex Colors: What Coat Colors Can Devon Rex Cats Have?

    The Devon Rex cat stands out with their physical appearance, including their wavy coat. While you might be drawn...
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  10. black cat sitting next to pumpkin

    Why Are Black Cats Associated with Halloween?

    How did black cats become such prevalent Halloween symbols? Unfortunately, the answer involves a lot of dark history...
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  11. cream Cornish Rex cat

    Are Cornish Rex Cats Hypoallergenic?

    While no cat is truly hypoallergenic, the Cornish Rex sheds less with their unique curly coat. Learn more about these...
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  12. Birman cat

    Birman Cat Colors: What Colors Can Birmans Be?

    Birman cats come in 4 main colors but also have a variety of unique point colors that set them apart from other breeds...
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  13. Himalayan cat with blue eyes

    Himalayan Cat Colors: What Colors Can Himalayan Cats Be?

    Himalayan cats can display 20 different colors, and each one is just as adorable as the next. Learn more about these...
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Whisker’s guide to cat breeds 

Looking to learn more about your cat’s breed, or just curious to explore cat breeds in general? Discover dozens of articles about breeds of cats on the Litter-Robot blog. You’ll learn more about their physical traits, behaviors, personalities, energy levels, lifespans, and history, as well as how big different cat breeds grow to be. If you’re looking to start or add to your pet family, these guides can help you make a decision about which cat breed to adopt.

Perhaps you’re fascinated by the most popular cat breeds (who isn’t?)—read all about them on our Litter-Robot cat breed guide! Or if you’d like to delve deeper into specific breeds, we’ve got you covered. Check out profiles on the mighty Maine Coon and exotic Bengal, the fluffy Ragdoll and ancient Siamese. The list goes on!

Not sure what you’re looking for? We’ve rounded up our fair share of breeds in similar categories. (Can you tell we love felines?) Prepare to be impressed by large cat breeds, including the Savannah cat, Maine Coon, and more. Get the facts on hypoallergenic cat breeds like the Siberian and the Balinese cat. Ooh and aah over beautiful long-haired cat breeds, from the Persian to the Norwegian Forest cat. And gawk at hairless cat breeds like the Sphynx (you don’t need fur to be fabulous!). 

Obsessed with just how many colors and patterns cats can display? So are we. Delve into the wild with exotic cat breeds, from the Bengal to the Egyptian Mau. Feast your eyes on the sheer spectrum of coat markings with tabby cat breeds, including the American Shorthair and the Abyssinian cat. Embrace the timeless sheen of grey cat breeds like the Russian Blue. Marvel over orange cat breeds, which appear in pop culture more than most kitty colors! And don't forget about black and white cat breeds, otherwise known as tuxedo cats. 

While some cat breeds are very adaptable, others thrive in specific environments. Understanding more about the cats you are considering adopting can help you decide what cats will work best with your lifestyle.