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Behaviour of Maine Coon cats

If you are having difficulties in deciding whether to get a cat or a dog, then this breed may well solve your problem. Maine Coon cats have a temperament and behave much more like dogs than cats. They are often…

History of Maine Coon Cats

The history of this breed of large felines has many interesting facets, including a possible link to the Royal cats of Marie Antoinette. There are some myths, which are genetically impossible, but add to the aura of mystery around this…

Maine Coon cats

Maine Coon female

As the name indicates, this breed of cat originates in the United State of America, in the Northeastern state of Maine. Given the enormous size of this cat, people may think they see the hand of humans in breeding the…

Norwegian Forest Cats

Norwegian Forest Cat Portrait

If you are looking for a breed of cat or kitten that has not been engineered by man, then the Norwegian Forest Cat may be the one for you. If you enjoy a large furry fluffy armful of fun that…

Scottish Fold Cats

Scottish Fold

The rare and unusual Scottish Fold Cats are extremely popular, and demand usually far exceeds supply. This is because not all kittens will go on to develop the classic folds in the ears, which are the main identifying characteristic of this charming and rare breed. With this breed, the ears are folded down and forward on the head giving the impression of a barn owl, or a much loved and very huggable ‘teddy bear’.

Cornish Rex cats

Cornish Rex kitten

A Cornish Rex is a spectacular breed. The coat of a Cornish Rex is extremely fine and wavy, and it almost does not shed. These are particularly affectionate cats with an angelic disposition. History A Cornish Rex is an English…

Breed summary – British Shorthair

The British Shorthair breed is one of the few breeds that seem to have everything going for it. It is an intelligent breed, easily capable of learning a variety of tricks, and is able to communicate skilfully with its owner,…

British Shorthair Show Standards

The category of British Shorthair cats is a hugely popular section in most cat shows. There are such a vast number of coat colours and pattern combinations possible, it is always one of the biggest sections at all major cat…