Cat Breeds

  1. Persian cat sleeping

    Lazy Cat Breeds To Lie Around With

    Cats know how to embrace laziness – they sleep 15 hours a day on average. Check out 5 lazy cat breeds...
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  2. Bengal cat with feather toy

    Cats That Act Like Dogs: 15+ Breeds

    Looking for cats that play fetch, learn tricks, and swim? AKA, cats that act like dogs? Here are 15+ breeds...
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  3. Scottish Fold calm cat breed

    Calm Cat Breeds for a More Serene Home

    If you’re looking for a kitty with a mellow demeanor, you may want to consider one of these calm cat breeds...
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  4. calico cat being pet next to person's legs

    15 Friendliest Cat Breeds To Add To Your Family

    These friendliest cat breeds will greet you at the door, rub against the legs of strangers, and befriend just about...
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  5. two kids with tabby cat

    Best Cats for Kids & Tips to Get Along

    Let's look at the best cat breeds for kids, as well as tips to ensure your child and cat get along...
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  6. brown tabby cat playing with cat wand toy

    Playful Cat Breeds with High Energy

    Looking to adopt an active and energetic cat? We’ve rounded up a list of the most playful cat breeds to bring into y...
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  7. Sphynx cat curled up on armchair

    12 Cats That Don’t Shed or Shed Very Little

    Are there cats that don’t shed? Yes, actually! Check out these 12 breeds, from hairless to rex and more...
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  8. orange tabby American Bobtail cat

    American Bobtail Cat Breed Profile

    American Bobtail cats are known for their short tails, lovable personalities, and mild manners. Learn more about...
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  9. Nebelung cat lying on cat bed

    Nebelung Cat Breed Profile

    The Nebelung cat is a gorgeous blue-silver, long-haired breed with a sweet and loyal personality. Discover more here...
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  10. toybob cat playing - small cat breeds

    15 Small Cat Breeds That Are Kittens for Life

    Many small cat breeds are naturally tiny, while some are derived from the Munchkin. These breeds stay kitten-like...
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  11. white Japanese Bobtail cat

    Japanese Bobtail Cat Breed Profile

    Japanese Bobtails have a unique look with their short “pom” tails and slender yet muscular frames. Read more abo...
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  12. long-haired lap cat

    Most Affectionate Cat Breeds & Lap Cats

    Find out why cats like to cuddle, how to make your cat a lap cat, and what the most affectionate cat breeds are...
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  13. tabby cat with green eyes

    Cat Eye Colors: Facts, Details, and Breed Guide

    Get the facts about cat eye colors and associated breeds, including cats with blue eyes, green eyes, yellow eyes...
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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.