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Match Your Cat To Your Personality

You have decided to get a cat. And so the hunt begins to find the perfect kitten. Cat owners and cat lovers come in all shapes, sizes and personalities… but which breed will suit you best? Well, let’s take a look at which breeds appeal most to certain personalities.

The Persian:

Most Persian owners are laid back, easy-going and affectionate people. They are generally considered sweet by their friends and very loyal.

The Exotic Shorthair:

Most Exotic Shorthair owners are “interesting”. They like traditional “things” in life but are willing to explore the road less traveled. They are curious and interested in other people as well as life in general.

The Maine Coon:

Maine Coon owners are generally cool cucumbers. They are nice, laid back and generally good people. They are strong and generally provide a good support system for their families.

The Ragdolls:

Ragdoll owners may be considered mysterious by some friends or neighbors. They are interesting people with a passion for life.

The Abyssinian:

Abyssinian owners are often busy active people who enjoy being entertained by a good movie or television show (or the antics of a very interesting cat)! They are generally inquisitive people that strive to understand “why” things may work they way they do.

The American Shorthair:

American Shorthair owners are often very good and kind people who enjoy tradition such as the wonderful tradition of family dinners or family celebrations.

The Tonkinese:

Owners of the Tonk are often popular people full of joy and a zest for life. They are gregarious and fun loving and a pleasure to be around.


Siamese owners can come in all kinds of personalities. They are generally social and have a great sense of humor. They are often quite polished individuals that have a good eye for design and art. They are gregarious and often have good and loyal friends.

The Oriental Shorthair:

Oriental owners have enthusiastic personalities and are well liked by friends and neighbors. They would prefer to eat good quality food rather than fast food and like to take time to stop and “smell the roses”.

The Birman:

Owners of the Birman are often interested in art and sculpture. They like design elements in their homes and lives and strive to keep a tidy household.

The Domestic Shorthair:

Most domestic shorthair owners found or were given a “stray” somewhere along the way. They are often generous and kind with a predominant quiet side to their personalities that allows them to enjoy curling up and reading a book or enjoy the quiet times of watching television with their cats.

The Domestic Longhair:

Most domestic shorthaired cat owners also rescued their cat in one manner or another. These cat owners are often generous and kind with a both a quiet and slightly “wild” side to their personalities. They can fluctuate between a quiet night and a wild party if given the chance.

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