The Best Cat Breeds For First Time Owners

Scottish Fold

The Scottish Fold is an unusual looking breed of cat that is cute with an outgoing personality. The breed has recently become more popular because singer Taylor Swift owns one. The cats’ ears fold down giving them an owl-like appearance. They are cute and cuddly cats. The first Scottish Fold cat discovered was a white barn cat named Susie. The cat was discovered living on a farm in Scotland in 1961 and was soon bred. The breed’s temperament is naturally gentle, laid back, loving and cuddly which helped it gain popularity. The cats come in a variety of colors and their coat can either be short or long haired. The Scottish Fold cat loves the outdoors but also will become very attached to its owner. Its temperament is perfect for the new cat owner looking to bond with their new pet. The cats are intelligent, loyal and sweet. The cats can be playful and laid back. They get along well with people and other pets, making them good family pets.


The Ragdoll cat is a result of an unknown Persian type cat breeding with a Burmese type cat. The result is a fluffy, cute cat breed with a sweet, laid back personality. The Ragdoll is easy to get along with and works well with a combination of independence and social living. Because of its great temperament, the Ragdoll makes a great cat for a first time owner. Like the Maine Coon and Siamese, the intelligent, love-seeking Ragdoll cat can be taught tricks like playing fetch. The Ragdoll is often compared to a dog because of its attachment to its owner. The breed is large with a strong body. Its fluffy coat is not very difficult to groom. The gentle cat is good with other pets and with children. The Ragdoll will love to cuddle. The cats have relatively good health and can be expected to live more than fifteen years, making the Ragdoll a good addition to the family.

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