We have all heard the expression “They are fighting like cats and dogs”, right? We often assume as pet owners far and wide that cats and dogs just generally do not get along when in the same setting, that they are mortal enemies, and this is true to some extent. We have seen throughout the media and just through tall tales that dogs and cats just don’t get along, and we’ve held that same stance on the matter up until recent years. However, there are actually many breeds of cats, and dogs, that get along with each other quite swimmingly, even becoming the best of friends in their own homes. This is why we are here. In this article, we are going to count down the top twenty of the best breeds of cats that can get along exceptionally well with dogs during their lifetime. With that said, let’s get down to our list and decipher which pets will become life long friends in your home.
The Japanese Bobtail, which is most well known for its unique look and shortened tail, is also a very energetic and active cat to have in the home. First originating in Japan (as per their name), this is a breed of cat that tends to have more dog like mannerisms (as will many of the other cats in this list); In fact, the Japanese Bobtail will even go splashing in water and will also play a game of fetch from time to time. With such a fun loving and eager temperament, they make wonderful playmates for families with children as well as families or owners who have a dog in the home.