Many argue that cats live "on their own", they say they are not social, and that they do not like outsiders. This article will destroy these stereotypes and talk about the most affectionate cat breeds.
You will find out which breeds are good, which love company and games, and which breeds communicate with people more than others.
Cats, as a rule, are associated with a lulling purr and a constant desire to attach themselves to household members. Attachment to the owner and a calm disposition even become breed-forming signs when breeding new varieties of cats.
Therefore, it is not surprising that those who want to get a pet are looking for these qualities.
This is especially important for those who have small children in the house. After all, it can sometimes be difficult for the parents to explain that the cat should not be pulled by the whiskers or the tail. The patient nature of the animal will already be of great importance to the parents of pranksters.
Other positive qualities of affectionate cat breeds that felinologist and experienced cat lovers include are:
Good natured and affectionate cats become attached to the owner and love him so much that they are always ready follow him everywhere.
Among the modern purebred cats, there are several varieties that differ in their affection and attitude towards people.
One of the main qualities that future owners should consider when choosing a cat of one breed or another, is its common nature.
The evaluation criterion looked at the relationship of the pet with the people around him, the attitude towards children, and coping with other animals.
So here are the top 10 breeds in our ranking.
A Burmese cat likes to sit on his owners lap, but at the same time he will never interfere with the owner if he sees that he is busy.
Burmese cats are very socialized. They quickly become attached to the owner and love to spend time with them.
These cats react sharply to screams. If her owners quarrel among themselves, she will try her best to fix the situation with a calm and balanced character. And thanks to their developed intellect, they easily pick up the smallest intonations in their owners voice and correctly understand when they are being praised and when they are being scolded. They never lose their temper and they are very patient. If the cat doesn’t like something, she will prefer to quietly retire or hide somewhere.
American Curls are friendly, affectionate, and docile cats that love to bond with their owners.
He is likely to follow you around to see what you’re doing, but he’s not talkative or bossy like some breeds. If need be, he will quietly petition you for attention, food or whatever else he wants. When you come home from work, he will gladly greet you with a head bump and may even extend the affectionate gesture to guests in the home.
It's important to note, however, that American Curls don't like to be left alone for too long—so you might have to consider whether or not your schedule can accommodate several hours of attention and playtime each day.
This is a very domestic cat and she requires attention. She does not like being left alone. These cats are sociable like no other.
They thrive on attention and affection and are often found beside their humans. Siamese like to be “helpful” and follow family members around throughout the day. They love warm places and can be typically found sitting on their humans laps during the day and snuggling under the covers with family members at night.
The Siamese cat shows love and devotion to the owner - no doubt. They love to "talk" and do it quite loudly. They love to receive affection and give the same.
Siamese are very social and do not like to be left alone for long periods.
It is difficult to find a cat more devoted to its owner.
They thrive on attention and affection and are often found beside their humans. Orientals like to be “helpful” and follow family members around throughout the day. They love warm places and can be typically found sitting on their humans laps during the day and snuggling under the covers with family members at night.
Siamese need to communicate. If the owner is forced to leave the cat alone for the whole day, in the evening she will be very persistent in demanding attention. These are talkative cats with a distinctive voice. Be prepared that they certainly will not be silent.
This breed is more suitable for people looking for a companion rather than just a pet.
Birman cat is very attached to its owner and loves to be caressed by him.
Birman combines the beauty and mystery of ancient Asia and the grace of a wild animal. These amazing cats can rightfully be considered home psychologists: they love to talk with the owner, adapting to any mood.
If you talk to a Birman they will respond in a soft, pretty voice. More than anything they love being held and relaxing in the arms of their caregiver.
These amazing cats are named after fairy-tale characters from the Lyme Frank Baum novel “The Wizard of Oz”: little men - Munchkin, who were distinguished by dwarf growth and a cheerful disposition.
In addition to their cute appearance, the Munchkins have a pleasant and friendly character.
Munchkins are very loyal to their master. They obey him in everything. Rough, aggressive behavior and the use of force against them can cause serious stress in these animals.
They love to wallow on the lap of the owner, purring a quiet song, and if you stay at work, they will not smash the whole apartment or be offended.
The Persian cat is very calm, friendly, with an extremely balanced character. These cats are very affectionate to their owner.
The favorite occupation of an adult Persian is to lie down next to her owner on the sofa or on the head of the bed while he is sleeping.
Persian cats rightfully claim the title of having one of the most tender and calming purrs among their tailed relatives. They are best suited for single people or small families.
Ragdolls are cats that know how to turn into “rag dolls”. They are imposing animals because of their size, but very gentle.
The Ragdoll completely refutes the claim that cats are attached to the house, not to the owner.
The Ragdoll is loving, patient and unobtrusive. She feels good with the owners in private and in a noisy company.
Ragdolls are able to sit in the arms of their master for days on end or wander relentlessly around the household following him everywhere.
The character of the Russian Blue cat is almost perfect. They are a devoted and loving friend, and an attentive, polite, affectionate and gentle companion for people. They are attentive to others, but not obsessive.
They may well spend all day alone at home, and find something for themselves to enjoy while the owner is not at home. And they will not bother their owner for his attention if they see that the owner is busy with important matters.
But as soon as the time for cuddling comes, they will be happy to sit on your lap and sing their purring songs. They will faithfully look into your eyes and expose their soft belly to a warm hand. Communication with cats of this breed brings great pleasure.
Russian Blues are gentle with their master, follow them around, and always sits next to them.
But by virtue of their high intelligence, the Russian Blue will never be too imposing, and, at the slightest sign of disapproval from their owner, they will retire to a secluded place.
At home, they are very calm, unobtrusive animals, devoid of the characteristic cat smell. Owners note the calming effect of "communicating" with these cats.
The excellent character, cleanliness and plush fur, make them excellent companions and aesthetically perfect creations of nature.
Canadian Sphynx are so fond of constantly being in physical contact with the owners that they are sometimes called "Velcro cats." Canadian sphinxes are cute, lively, smart cats that love to be picked up.
They feel the mood of their owner, and if they see that he is not in good spirits or doesn't feel well, they will not leave him and, and with caresses and purrs, try to cheer him up.
When the owner comes home, the Sphynx follows him on his heels.
Sphynx do not like to be alone, they are very homesick for their family. If you leave the Canadian alone for a long time, they will show you other aspects of their character ...