We often have a stereotype that dogs are active and friendly, cats are cold and detached, well it can be true to some cats, but it is absolutely unfair to hold this prejudice to all cats, there are many cats have great personality — loving, caring and loyal, and they will be the best friends you ever dream of.
1. SphynxA recent study of different cat breeds found that Sphynx cats tend to be the sweetest kitties towards strangers. The hairless felines are quick to cuddle with anyone for warmth, but also for attention. This breed does not enjoy too much alone time, so they can often be found “helping” with whatever others in the household are doing. Hungry for love at all times, Sphynx cats are known for doing silly things to keep their owners engaged and attentive.
2. The American shorthairThis athletic cat is descended from the British shorthair, but is larger, leaner and more powerful than its across-the-pond counterpart. It comes in a wide range of colors and patterns and is also a very long-lived kitty, with a lifespan of 15 to 20 years not being out of the ordinary. The American shorthair is great with kids and even gets along well with dogs, too. The American shorthair is healthy, gentle, easy going and low maintenance — grooming is not an issue with this breed, which weighs in at an average of 8 to 15 pounds, with males being significantly larger.
3. PersianLike their squished-faced relatives the Exotic Shorthairs, the Persian is a gentle breed that lives for a good petting session. These cats are quick to return affection if you offer it, as long as you are not too rough with them. While the Persian isn’t extremely active, this breed does enjoy being surrounded by others, sitting close and taking in the scene.
4. BurmeseThe Burmese is a people pussycat. These kitties thrive on attention and quickly gets it with their charming demeanor. Burmese cats love to “talk” about their day while parked in your lap. They are happy to accept attention from any person or pet willing to dish it out. In fact, Burmese cats thrive on affection so much that experts recommend adopting another animals to keep them company if you are often out of the home.
5. Exotic Shorthair
If you are looking for a constant lap warmer, exotic shorthair cats are happy to take on the job. These cats are known for their loyalty and affection, following their owners around the house and cuddling with them whenever they are offered the chance. Exotic shorthairs tend to be cautious around too much activity, so it may take them some time to warm up to children and strangers. But once you are in an exotic shorthair’s heart, it’s a dedicated companion.