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Persian Cat

Persian Cat Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Persian cat breed information and photos. These long haired beauties are an old breed, originating in the middle east.

 

Exotic Shorthair Kitten

Exotic Shorthair - Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about the Exotic Shorthair - breed information and photos. This cat was breed to be a short haired version of the Persian.

 

Calico Cat

Calico Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Calico breed information and photos. Calico refers to the coloration of these sweet, loving, and loyal cats rather than defining an actual breed. Calico cats are generally accepted into many breeds except, for example, pointed breeds, ie. Siamese.

 

Orange Tabby

Orange Tabby PhotosTabby is the name for distinctive fur pattern that is found across different breeds of cats. A tabby cat typically has striped fur with an "M" marking on their forehead. This page has orange tabby photos.

 

tabby colored Scottish Fold kitten

Scottish Fold Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Scottish Fold breed information and photos . These medium sized cats are muscular with a fairly heavy bone structure, and famous for having rounded ears that fold forward and downward.

 

Gray and white domestic shorthaired cat.

Domestic Shorthair Cat Information and PhotosThis is a page about domestic shorthair cat information and photos. The domestic shorthair is not an actual breed, but rather a mixed breed cat with short sleek hair. Due to its mixed ancestry their behavioral characteristics are difficult to predict.

 

British Shorthair

British Shorthair - Breed Information and PhotosThis very popular, compact cat is known for it's dignified and easy going behavior. This page contains British shorthair - breed information and photos.

 

European Shorthair Cat

European Shorthair Cat Information and PhotosThis page contains European shorthair cat information and photos. These recently recognized cats originated in Sweden, and were developed from ordinary domestic cats.

 

Flame Point Siamese cat.

Flame Point Siamese PhotosColorpoint Shorthairs are a variety of domestic cat bred by crossing Siamese with the American Shorthair. The intent was to expand the point colors to 16 well beyond the 4 traditional Siamese ones. This page contains flame point Siamese photos.

 

Korat breed cat.

Korat Breed Information and PhotosA beautiful, ancient domestic cat breed from Thailand. They are very affectionate and love to be treated as the favorite. This page contains korat breed information and photos.

 

Two Birman kittens on a cat tower.

Finding a Birman Kitten?Birman cats are also called the "Sacred Cat of Burma" and are well known for their beautiful coats and deep blue eyes. This is a page about finding a Birman kitten.

 

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Highland Lynx Cat laying in a mossy forrest.

Highland Lynx PhotosThis page contains Highland Lynx photos. The Timberline Cattery developed the Highland Lynx by breeding the Desert Lynx and the Jungle Curls. The first litter was born in 1995. Highland Lynx are typically polydactyl. Their small, curled ears are set wide apart and usually have feathering and tufts at the tip. Here are some photos of this exotic and rare cat!

 

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Russian Blue Mix PhotosThis page contains Russian blue mixed breed photos. Cats mixed with this breed can have silvery blue/gray coat and be an intelligent, playful companion.

 

Chartreux lying down

Chartreux Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Chartreux breed information and photos. The Chartreux is an old French breed with a warm and friendly temperament. It has a beautiful medium-short blue-gray coat.

 

Mixed Breed Cat

Mixed Breed Cat PhotosThis page contains mixed breed cat photos. Most of our feline family members come from many cats in all colors, shapes and sizes with their own unique personalities.

 

White Cat in Grass

White Cat PhotosThis page contains white cat photos. Cats come in many different colors and sizes. White cats can have blue, gold, green, copper or even odd colored eyes.

 

Norwegian Forest Cat

Norwegian Forest Cat Breed Information and...This is a page about Norwegian Forest Cat breed information and photos. These gentle and friendly cats make great pets.

 

Ragdoll Cat

Ragdoll Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains ragdoll breed information and photos. A large, impressive-looking cat breed with a luxurious medium-long coat that looks like a large plush toy with a plumed tail.

 

Manx Cat

Manx Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains Manx breed information and photos. These cats are striking in appearance because of their lack of tails, and are known to be good mousers.

 

Himalayan Cat

Himalayan Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains Himalayan breed information and photos. These beautiful, long haired cats are a popular breed.

 

Devon Rex

Devon Rex Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains Devon Rex breed information and photos. An elegant, fragile cat with a distinctive coat who thrives as a human companion.

 

Closeup of Cornish Rex cat.

Cornish Rex Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains Cornish Rex breed information and photos. A striking, large eared cat that seem curious about everything around them.

 

American Shorthair

American Shorthair Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about American Shorthair breed information and photos. The American Shorthair breed can be traced back to its arrival on the Mayflower. This old breed makes a good pet, but can also be fine living more independently.

 

Tabby Cat

Tabby Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains tabby breed information and photos. These common domestic cats are full of personality and can help control rodents around the house.

 

Bombay Cat

Bombay Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Bombay breed information and photos. These beautiful black cats, with their distinctive copper eyes, are intelligent, affectionate cats who are a good choice for most families, including those with children.

 

Domestic Longhair

Domestic Longhair Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about domestic long hair breed information and photos. The domestic longhair is technically not a breed recognized by many cat associations. These mixed breed cats, can be found in many colors and temperaments.

 

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Tortoiseshell Kitten

Diluted Tortoiseshell Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about diluted tortoiseshell breed information and photos. The dilute tortie is often patched with blue and cream areas that appear softened or diluted. Most tortoise shell cats are females, as the color pattern is linked to the X chromosome.

 

Ragamuffin

Ragamuffin Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Ragamuffin breed information and photos. These medium to long haired cats are amazing pets. They are easily groomed and have a loving, calm, sweet temperament that is perfect for individuals or families with children.

 

Bengal House Cat

Bengal Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Bengal breed information and photos. These beautiful, intelligent cats with their spotted fur and large size look like miniature wild cats. They also make great pets.

 

Tonkinese Cat

Tonkinese Breed - Information and PhotosThis page contains Tonkinese breed - information and photos. These beautiful, good natured cats are a cross between Siamese with Burmese.

 

Tortoiseshell Cats

Tortoiseshell Cat PhotosThis page contains tortoiseshell cats. These multicolored cats have beautiful and interesting markings.

 

Burmese

Burmese - Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about the Burmese - breed information and photos. These beautiful, sable colored cats are known for their excellent temperament, affection for people, and ease with which they can get along with other cats and dogs, as well as their tolerance for children.

 

Abyssinian

Abyssinian - Breed Information and PhotosThis page is about Abyssinian - breed information and photos. Knowing as much as you can about your cat helps to keep you both content.

 

Sphynx Breed Information

Sphynx Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains Sphynx breed information and photos. The Sphynx hairless cat is a newer striking breed.

 

Siamese Cat

Siamese Cat Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page containing Siamese cat breed information and photos. The beautiful, intelligent Siamese cat is one of the oldest recognized breeds.

 

Cat with distinctive ears.

Breed Information: Scottish FoldThe Scottish Fold is an unusual looking breed. They are medium-sized muscular cat with a fairly heavy bone structure and are famous for having ears that fold forward and downward. The tips of their ears are rounded and they are set on their head in cap-like fashion.

 

white Persian cat

Breed Information: PersianThe Persian is perhaps the best-known and most easily recognized of the cat breeds today. In appearance, it is a medium-sized cat with a short, compact body, deep chest, muscular shoulders, short, strong legs, and a short powerful neck.

 

White and gray cat.

Breed Information: RagamuffinFrom a distance this breed appears large and expressive. They have medium-long fur that is soft like a rabbits and begs to be stroked. This is a large breed with males weighing 15 to 20 pounds or more.

 

closeup of gray cat with yellow eyes

Breed Information: KoratThe Korat is an ancient domestic breed form Thailand. It has a trim, muscular build, large, high-set ears, and a heart-shaped head featuring round over-sized eyes. The Korat has a glossy, short blue coat that feels like satin to the touch.

 

Orange and white Manx.

Breed Information: ManxThe Manx is famous for its lack of tail. This medium-sized cat is sturdy and rounded with short front legs and long back legs. Its head is large and broad and the coat is either short, or semi-long and thick. They are striking in appearance, yet ordinary.

 

Burmese Cat - closeup of cat

Breed Information: BurmeseThe Burmese is a medium-sized cat with a straight back, deep chest and slender legs. They have small, rounded ears, a round-shaped head and rounded, slightly Oriental eyes. Their bodies are well-muscled and strong and their coats are very short and dense with virtually no undercoat.

 

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What Breed Is My Cat? - white short hair kitten with black tail and spot over left eye and forehead

What Breed Is My Cat?I adopted this kitten back in October from the SSPCA after he had been abandoned. He has been put down as a Domestic Short Hair, but I think he has the look of a Siamese and wonder if he could be a mix? What do you think?

 

What Breed Is My Kitten? - black, tan, gray, and white tabby colored kitten

What Breed Is My Kitten?I'm getting this kitten from my friend soon. She was born on April 7th. I was just wondering if anyone knew what kind of kitten she is? I am thinking a tabby of some sort.

 

A grey cat next to a fish tank.

What Kind of Kitten Is He?We found Greypaw abandoned in the highway. He is polydactyl, around 5 months old.

 

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What Breed Is My Cat? - medium coated tri-color cat

What Breed Is My Cat?Our cat's name is Skylar and she was a stray kitten that we took in. She's now 7-8 years old. We live in south Texas. I included various pictures, we would really like to know the closest breed she relates to.

 

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Differences Between British Shorthair and Russian Blue?I'd like to ask if there is any method to be sure that a cat is a Russian Blue or a British Shorthair. They look similar, both are lovely cats and I'd like to have a British Shorthair baby. My wife and I like this breed.

 

What Breed Is My Kitten? - cream and brown kitten

What Breed Is My Kitten?What type of kitten do I have here? His mom is all gray and his dad is white and black long hair. Is he Siamese somehow?

 

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