Even though all breeds have the same ancestry, there are countless colours, shapes and characters. To give you a brief overview, we present some popular cat breeds in our breed table.
If you want to offer a cat a home, you should include relevant factors in your considerations: Useful information on the typical character traits, special requirements of the different breeds and the average weight.
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Bengal cats love their owners and follow them wherever they go. They are incredibly playful and just as cuddly. Nevertheless, their size and temperament, for example, can lead to problems. Due to their urge to move and their enormous jumping power, damage to furniture can be expected. It can also happen that something gets broken during romping and playing. Bengals love water.
Birmans have the people-orientated and moderately active nature of the Siamese cat and the calm-loving, gentle nature of the Persian cat. They are gentle, affectionate and playful, fond of children and often willing to learn.
British Shorthairs are calm and friendly cats. They are considered balanced and people-friendly. As a rule, they are not acrobats and their character is rather calm. They also need to be close to their humans and love to cuddle. The British Shorthair can also clearly recognize when it does not feel like being petted and can then behave quite stubbornly.
The British Longhair cat stands especially for its cozy and gentle nature. The cat breed is basically considered friendly, curious, approachable and open-hearted. It usually shows us humans a lot of love and affection. As a rule, the British Longhair quickly builds up a close bond with its people. At the same time the British Longhair is intelligent, playful and curious.
Europäisch Kurzhaar Katzen sind sehr intelligent, verspielt und sanft. In der Regel sind sie menschenfreundlich und meistens auch geduldig mit Kindern. Sie ist auch nicht behäbig, denn aufgrund ihrer Vergangenheit besitzt die Europäisch Kurzhaar einen stark ausgeprägten Jagdtrieb und ist oftmals auf der Suche nach Abenteuern.
The "dog cat", also affectionately known as the "Gentle Giant", is generally said to have an extremely friendly and open nature, even towards other animals. In addition to a pronounced hunting instinct, the Maine Coon is characterised by its very loyal and affectionate nature, which really wants to be involved in everything. The breed is very intelligent, playful and curious and loves the company of other cats.
The Norwegian Forest Cat is a very affectionate and cuddly cat breed. They are very playful and need to be kept busy. They build a strong bond with people and are the perfect family cat. They have an incredibly strong character and are very independent.
Neva Masquarade cats tend to be calm, even-tempered and friendly. They are also self-confident and courageous and can, especially in the evening, romp around the flat with a lot of vigour. Due to their closeness to humans, Nevas are real family cats, playful and also very cuddly.
They are initially considered rather shy and do not cope well with hustle and bustle. However, once you have built up a bond with the animal, it is very intimate. However, they choose their people very carefully. Russian Blues are very cautious and careful when they explore their environment. In addition, they are incredibly intelligent.
It is not for nothing that the Siamese cat is also known as the "dog cat". Affectionate and talkative, they need a lot of attention and have a pronounced play and hunting instinct.