"Keep cats indoors for longer lives. Outdoor cats face risks from infections, fights, predators, vehicles, and harm to wildlife."
"Persian cats: iconic smushed-face breed with long fur. Popular but require grooming. Prone to diseases like renal and cardiac issues."
Maine coon: iconic, large, gentle cat from Maine. Popular, skilled hunters with polydactylism. Adaptable coloration.
Ragdoll cats: gentle, limp when held. Resemble long-haired Siamese. Blue eyes, dog-like personalities, loyal to owners.
Bengals: wild-looking domestic cats. Talkative, need exercise. Jungle-like markings. Named after Asian leopard cat. Patterns from wildcat ancestry.
Abyssinian: Ethiopian origin, ruddy coat with banded look. Pointy ears, wedge-shaped head, slender body. Active, curious, playful with dog-like traits.
Birmans: color-pointed cats, blue eyes, medium-long coat. No undercoat like Persians. Similar to ragdolls but with unique markings. Social, one-person cats.
Oriental shorthair: slender, Siamese-like. Green eyes, diverse colors. Can have long hair. Prone to skin cancer, wear sweaters for warmth.
Sphynx: hairless, non-shedding cats. Unique appearance. Social, active, dog-like. Playful and goofy, despite regal appearance.
Devon Rex: wavy, soft hair, slender body, big ears. Playful, active—like a monkey. Lively, sweet, trainable.
Himalayan cat: Persian-Siamese cross. Color points. Affectionate, sweet, playful. Considered sub-breed or separate breed.
American Shorthair: intelligent, round-faced, short-eared. Purebred, not mixed breed. Gentle nature, great for families. Popular in North America.