Did you know, there are 83 recognised cat breeds in the world in 2023!
Explore different types of cats below and find out which one is your perfect match.
Find out more about each cat’s personality, appearance, history, care, temperament, and traits.
Types of Cats
The Abyssinian is affectionate, intelligent, and very people orientated cat. She is extremely active and thrives on interaction and play.
Australian Mists are an extremely affectionate breed and very people orientated. They prefer to spend time with their owners and are always involved in family
They are extremely affectionate and love to be in contact with their people. A Balinese is a cat that will be noticed. They will be
The Bengal Cat is a medium to large domestic cat that has descended from the crossing of the wild Asian Leopard Cat to the domestic
Affectionate, intelligent, playful cat. Males, in particular, are often very talkative. They are a placid cat and very loyal to their owners. Birmans are gentle
They are outgoing cats, friendly and playful. They are very agile and athletic, and their antics will keep you constantly amused. They are easily leash
Placid, non demanding, tolerant, docile and respectful. They are not vocal cats and in fact are very quiet and can cope with being alone without
Burmese is a very friendly inquisitive cat with an outgoing, loving nature. The Burmese is an upfront cat, not left out of where it is
It is an outgoing, friendly and sociable cat. Burmillas are great with children. Combined with their low maintenance and wonderful disposition they make an ideal
The Cheetoh Cat is intelligent, very curious and quite dog-like in their ways. Cheetoh’s are a sweet natured lap cat that look wild but have
Chinchillas are generally very placid, quiet cats, happy to lie around the home being decorative. They are affectionate, enjoy attention and can become quite attached
It is hard to find words to do justice to all Cornish Rex’s fine qualities, but no one could be immune to their magnificent coat
The character of the Devon Rex is remarkable! Devon Rex are alert and active, and shows a lively interest in their surroundings. They love to
The average Mau is quite clingy to his owners; some will take to only one family member, while others will take over the entire household.
The Exotic cat is one of the most popular breeds in the world. The secret of her success is in her kind, friendly nature and,
The Highlander cat will steal your heart with their fun loving nature and crazy antics. This breed is extremely affectionate, gentle and also very playful.
Along with their striking appearance, Himalayans have a wonderfully outgoing and engaging personality being extremely affectionate, playful and endearing. Many Himalayan fanciers would say
Maine Coon is a loyal gentle cat. They are often known as the Gentle Giant of the cat world. They are a vocal breed with
The Norwegian Forest Cat enjoys being with people and other pets and is excellent with children. They are very patient animals and are not stressed
The Ocicat personality and temperament are predictable and loving – they make a wonderful addition to any household – they generally adapt readily to most
Orientals eagerly greet you at the door and tell you all about their day. If you’re late, they will scold you and tell you how
Persian Cats are usually a quiet and gentle cat. They are calm and undemanding and can be very affectionate. They are very placid and unlikely
Ragdolls are extremely docile and love to be held and cuddled. They are usually relaxed in new surroundings and get on well with dogs and
The Russian Blue has a quiet sometimes shy although very affectionate personality. They are very soft spoken and you rarely hear them speak. They are
Scottish Folds are a very friendly and docile cat. Their large round eyes and folded ears, coupled with expressive looks, intelligence and inquisitive nature make
Selkirk Rexs are curious, tolerant, extremely sociable cats that enjoy spending time with their preferred persons. People-oriented without being clingy, Selkirks have a generous measure
Siamese cats are a very intelligent, lively, entertaining cat. They can be very demanding and become totally involved in their owner’s life. Siamese do not
The Siberian has a very dog like temperament and are very affectionate. They come out to greet the visitors in the house and are not
Singapura cats are mischievous and inquisitive, meaning that they will investigate anything thoroughly. They are very quick witted, able to adapt and learn, intelligent, lightning
The Snowshoe is a medium sized short hair cat with beautiful blue eyes. A very friendly breed, social and interactive, who love to spend time
Fun, bubbly, affectionate, clever, confident and very attractive. Sounds like the perfect party guest? Of course it does, and I am talking about the Somali
Sphynx are very intelligent and friendly. They are active and love to be the centre of attention, these cats are not suited to people
The longhair Burmilla (Tiffanie) is bright and funloving, but more laid back than its shorthair relative in most cases. It is an ideal cat for
The personality of the Tonkinese is unique. A cat that will retrieve things for you, run and meet you at the front door when you
The Toyger has a laid back easy going temperament and makes a good companion. They are athletic and love to be around people. They are
Tundra Cats are a large breed with inquisitive nature’s and love to be very much a part of the family. They are a hardy, healthy
The Turkish Van is extremely intelligent and imaginative. A Turkish cat is very lively, loving and demonstrative pet. They frequently chatter in answer to their