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Are you a genuine cat lover longing for a furry friend? Or perhaps someone who is planning on adding a cat to their life but are unsure what breed will work with your lifestyle? 

If you find yourself in one of these circumstances, you’re probably interested in learning more about these charming creatures.

The personality of a cat is more than one stereotype, but specific breeds do share common characteristics. If you want to find the perfect cat breed that fits your style, here are a few suggestions that will get you started on your search for the perfect feline roommate.  


The Affectionate Cats

The Siamese

There are dozens adorable cat breeds that you might be inclined to buy or adopt, but Siamese cats will make you fall in love with them instantly. They are a very warm companion and perfect for people who love to spend a lot of time in the comfort of their home. A Siamese will be the first member of your family who will welcome you as you come back from work or school. 

Siamese cats love to talk and will spend a lot of time chirping, meowing and telling you about your day. You know that college roommate who wouldn't stop talking no matter how much you made it plain you weren't listening? This is the cat that will win you over with their daily conversations! 

They are very friendly and enjoy spending time with people, so a large family with children can be a perfect environment for this breed. They enjoy playing, but also lying comfortably by your side or better, on your lap or lounging in sunbeams.

These cats are very caring and loyal. If you also possess these traits and you’re looking for a strong commitment, the Siamese are your perfect match. 

Determined Felines

The Bengal Cats

There are several reasons why your cat is behaving badly, but when it comes to Bengal cats, don’t rush to judge. Their strong personality is this breeds excuse for everything. It’s something you will love if you’re also a determined person.

These cats will be your fierce friends and faithful companions, but don’t try to push them to do something they don’t want to because they won’t be shy in turning you down. 

A Bengal cat is a good pet for an independent person who is always on the run. Of course, they love their master, but their personality makes them enjoy their privacy.

The good thing about Bengal cats is that they accept your freedom needs as long as you accept theirs.  

The Trustful Relative

The Maine Coon

This royal cat breed is a perfect match for extroverts who love to stand out and are slightly prone to showing off.  These giant cats should not scare you off if you have small children. They won’t harm them. In fact, the Maine Coon is one of the most caring and protective cats you could get.

Maine coons feel a natural need to watch over the others. These cats are likely to follow you around the house just because they think it’s part of their duties. 

They possess a strong intuition and above the average intelligence. The Maine Coon can be the life and soul of the party because they love to perform tricks and play games in front of everybody. In most cases, they are very treat-oriented and they love people.

They are the perfect breed for family-oriented homes and would be a great choice for people who live with their family or those who need someone by their side. 

Your Shy Friend

The Persian 

This cat breed will suit your personality if you are an introvert who often feels at ease in the peace of your home. The Persian is a great companion that will always curl by your side as soon as you lie down on the couch. These cats are very gentle and peaceful. They would walk so quietly around the house that sometimes it will make you wonder if they’re still indoors. 

They are less sociable than other cats and prefer the selective company of close family members and friends, and this is not something that will bother you if you also love small, intimate groups. They also like to have fun and play with their owners, but even then, they will approach you with shyness.

They’re simply sweet, with a soft temperament.  

The Energetic Cats[

The Turkish Van

If you love outdoors activities and have a large backyard, these cats will be your most loyal play companions. The Turkish Van is a highly active cat. This breed loves to run around all day long, play games and learn new tricks. 

They are one of the most energetic cat breeds, and you will never get bored in their company. They are also very intelligent, so you can successfully train them to participate in various types of activities. All in all, a perfect match for active people who are always busy doing something around the house. 

The Flexible Type

The Chartreux

If you are an open-minded personality who loves change, the Chartreux can support you in your new endeavors. These are not the type of cats you leave at home to go on a several month’s business trip because they have no problem coming along. 

They adapt easily to any new environment without missing home. They love to explore and face challenges and don’t mind the company of strangers or transport means. If you’re a restless soul, this cat will be your anchor.

Now that you have hints about the different personalities of these cat breeds, start searching your perfect match. Your ideal pet is already out there waiting for you. 

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