Thursday, May 5, 2016


The Nebelung as you can see from the picture is a beyond gorgeous cat. Its coat is so think and luscious. This cat also has such pretty eyes. With the coat this cat has it is obvious that it is going to shed quite a bit, so if you don't want more cat hair than usual then this cat is not for you.
Although this cat looks quite large, it is actually very gentle. They are also somewhat shy, but they still like to play. These cats like to retrieve things. But he can also entertain himself while you are at work. You must be sure to laugh with him and not at him though.
This cat needs attention. You need to make sure that his meals are always on time. He does not like change.  

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Blue Point Himalayan Cat

The blue point Himalayan cat has a life span of about 9 to 15 years. It is a mix between a Persian cat and a Siamese cat and it is a man-made breed. It is usually 7 to 12 pounds. This cat is sweet and quiet, like the Persian cat. This cat is a family cat. It is great to play with children. It enjoys to sit in laps and to be petted. It is a very affectionate cat. Although it is a family cat, it does not like loud homes, it likes a more quiet scene.
This cat needs to be groomed at least once a day because of its long and beautiful coat. If it is not taken care of then it will become tangled and gross. The litter box is also an issue with this cat. If the litter is not changed then it can get stuck in the cats fur or paws. If this tends to happen then the cat would just stop using the litter box.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Burmilla Cat

This cat was an accidental breed. It was from a Burmese and a chinchilla Persian in England in 1981. The kittens were born with short thick coats of black fur. In 2011 this cat entered the Britain’s Governing Council of the Cat Fancy and Europe’s Federation Internationale Feline. 
The life span for a Burmilla is 10 to 15 years. The Burmilla has qualities from the Burmese and Chinchilla Persian's personality. It is sweet, friendly and affectionate. This cat is adventurous, but it is also a bit of a klutz. The Burmilla is a lap cat, they enjoy to sit on your lap rather then beside you. This cat is also good with dogs. 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Norwegian Forest Cat

Norwegian Forest Cat CatThe Norwegian Forest cat are very adventurous. They like to investigate bookcases, counters and they like to investigate some trees. These cats are fun loving all through their life. These cats are family-friendly, sweet and love their human companions. Despite the "forest" part in their name, they still love to cuddle. From their years in the forest in this cats first years, nothing really fazes this cat. They meet strangers with confidence. They are strong and silent cats. When they are next to their favorite humans they are great purrers. They try to bond with all the people in the families. 

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Savannah Cat

The Savannah cat is a hybrid of a domestic feline. It is a medium sized African wild cat. The Savannah cats life span is 17 to 20 years and it can weigh from 8 to 20 pounds. The Savannah cat is a very active and adventurous cat. This cat is also alert, confident, and friendly. It will do well on a leash for a walk and its athletic body allows it to jump to high places. If you want a Savannah cat, you need to spend a lot of time with it. It is a very interactive cat and needs someone to play with. It will do well with kids and will do well with strangers. Also, it takes a highly intelligent person to outwit a Savannah cat. They like to play jokes on you. Also, one last thing you might want to do if you want a Savannah cat is get a new faucet so they cannot turn it on themselves and have their own water, and maybe consider childproof locks on cabinets so they cannot get into them.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

American Bobtail

The American Bobtail is a very easygoing, affectionate and adaptable cat. That means, it does not matter if you live in a house full of noisy kids or a quiet house, this cat is perfect because they will adapt well. Some truck drivers even take these cats with them on the road. Also, psychotherapists use these cats during treatment programs because they are sensitive to human emotions. This cat enjoys playing fetch and going on long walks. He will even do well on a leash. 
This cat is a medium sized cat. It can weigh up to 16 pounds. But someone only get up to seven. His fur is generally long or medium, never really short. He can come in any color. Overall, this cat is very intelligent and a great family cat. 

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Munchkin Cat

The Munchkin Cat is a medium sized cat. It comes in short and long haired varieties. It has a longer body and shorter legs than a normal cat. It had walnut shaped eyes with triangular ears. This cat is very outgoing. It is not self-conscious about its unusual look. This cat loves to play and wrestle with other cats. It also likes to stash shiny objects to play with later. The munchkin cat also likes to chase mice. But at the end of the day, this cat will like to cuddle with you. 

Monday, February 22, 2016

Scottish Fold

A Scottish Fold cat is a very intelligent cat. They are loyal, but tend to bond with only one person in the household. These cats thrive on attention. But only on their own terms. And, instead of sitting on your lap, they prefer to be near you or next to you.
These cats got their name from their ears and how they fold. The folded ears are produced by a dominant gene that affects the cartilage in the ears. This causes the ear to fold forward and downward. If this cat is bred with a straight eared cat then half the kittens will have the fold in their ears. If a fold is bred with a fold the kittens may have deformities.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Bengal Cat

The Bengal Cats life span is about 10 to 16 years. They can weigh up to 15 pounds or more. The Bengal Cat is a highly active cat. They are also very intelligent. This cat being so active, it makes it a fun cat to live with, but also challenging. This cat likes to learn tricks and play games, including fetch. If you do not play with a Bengal Cat they can get bored and adopt habits, such as; turning light switches on and off and trying to get CDs out of a DVD player. This cat is also a good climber and can also be found at the highest point he can reach in the house.
Also, combing weekly will help to keep the cat healthy, although a bath is rarely necessary. You also need to brush this cats teeth to prevent periodontal disease. Brushing the teeth daily is the best.

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Abyssinian Cat in appearance resemble the cats in the Egyptian paintings and sculptures. That is an elegant feline with a muscular body, with an arched neck, almond shaped eyes and large ears. This cat usually only gets up to six to ten pounds. This cat can also live up to 15 years or older if kept healthy.
If you are looking for a gentle lap cat, then the Abyssinian cat is not for you. This cat is not good for you if you are not home a lot either because he loves human interaction. Even though he likes human interaction they are just a very intelligent breed. This cat is so intelligent they excel at learning tricks, they are also better at training people to do what he wants. The best types of toys for this cat are puzzle toys, like a clicker to teach him tricks. These types of toys keep this cat out of trouble and keep him entertained. 

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

British Shorthair

The British Short hair body is more round than most cats. It has a large round head, round eyes and it also has rounded paws. The tail even has a rounded tip.
This cat used to be known as a British Blue because it only came in the blueish color. Nowadays his coat comes in many different colors. There is also a British Longhair that is the same just with longer hair.
This cat is very intelligent. They are also very affectionate with humans. They are laid back and they get along with dogs very well. You need to brush or comb this cuts fur at least two or three times a week to keep their loose hair at a minimum.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Maine Coon

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The Maine Coon is another breed of cats. It can weigh up to 9 to 18 pounds but the males are larger. Some can even get up to 20 or more pounds, but they do not reach full size until they are three to five years old. 
The first published reference to a Maine Coon was in 1861. It was a black and white cat names Captain Jenks of the Horse Marines. A female Maine Coon was names Best Cat in 1895 at a cat show held in Madison Square Garden. When the Cat Fanciers Association formed in 1908, the fifth cat registered was a Maine Coon named Molly Bond. But then the invasion of Persian and exotic Siamese cats from England around the turn of the century ended the Maine Coon's popularity for half a century.
The Maine Coon is a perfect choice for families. They are good for children and they are cat-friendly dogs. 

Persian Cats

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The first records of Persian cats' existence date to the times when Mesopotamia was the world's most advanced civilization. That region was later incorporated in the empire of Persia, where the breed gets its name from. Persian cats were smuggled along with jewels and spices out of Persia and considered contraband. 
For a very long time, Persian cats were categorized as "Asiatic" along with other breeds from Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan and other exotic places. Then they were crossbred with them. But in the 19th century this stopped because they were popular to breed and showcase. Queen Victoria was known to own two blue Persian cats. Her fondness for Persian cats was a huge factor in establishing this breed. Cat Fanciers Association officially recognized them as a breed in 1914. They are now the world's most popular and loved variety of domestic cats. 
Persian cats has round heads, flat faces, chubby cheeks, snub noses, big round eyes, small and rounded ears and sturdy bodies. This is their present day physical appearance. In older times they has silky, shiny gray fur. Now they can be found in golden and silver colors, solid colors, tabby colors, smoke and shaded colors. 
A Persian cat that has good health can live up to 15 and maybe even 20 years. But Persian cats can have many health issues like: excessive tearing, heat sensitivity, improper teeth growth and alignment, breathing difficulties, eye conditions, ringworm and kidney disease. 

Friday, January 8, 2016

One famous breeds of cats are Siamese cats. This cat originally came from Thailand. Its appearance and demeanor caused the cat to be adored by royalty. Siamese cats typically have larger ears and soft baby blue eyes. Their body is typically pale besides the tail, feet, ears and the face. The Siamese cat is an outgoing and social cat which relies heavily on human companionship. This is not the type of cat you want if you are not home very often, it will get lonely and sad. Also, when a member of the royal family died, it was thought that a Siamese cat would receive the person's soul. Therefore, the cat would be moved to a temple spending the rest of its life in luxury with monks and priests as servants. 
Also, the first Siamese cat in America was reportedly given to Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878 by the U.S. Consul, David Stickles, living the rest of its days in the White House. Starting in the 1900s Siamese cats participated in various cat shows and today occupies the top place among short haired cat breeds.