Many felines get along purr-fectly fine with their favorite humans, but not all of them play nice with other household pets, especially other cats. If you’re already living in a multi-cat household and thinking of adding another kitty to the mix, here are the top 14 cat breeds that are bound to get along with your bunch.
Here are 14 Cat Breeds that Get Along with Other Cats
1. The Exotic Shorthair
Basically, the cat version of a Pug, this feline adores lazing around on laps and doesn’t mind other cats. This placid yet playful cat loves just about anyone, from cats to people, to even the family dog.
A big ball of fluffy friendliness, the Persian is a sociable, loving, and just all-around friendly cat. With a relaxed and laid-back demeanor, this huge love-bug will tolerate all other felines you bring home. Even if it’s an adorable yet annoyingly curious kitten, the patient Persian will tolerate almost every antic.
A truly exotic looking breed, the social and active Bengal isn’t as fearful as other breeds and will try to make friends with her housemates right away. However, they have an innate need to hunt and pounce on prey, so be sure to keep them away from the family hamster!
The Ragdoll is probably the chilliest cat in the feline kingdom. He gets his name from the way he just flops over when you pick him up, much like a ragdoll. Loving and laid back, the Ragdoll cat will bond with any other kitty you introduce him to. Some have even been known to play fetch!
A truly sociable cat, the Abyssinian doesn’t shy away from people or other pets, including cats. Vocal and colorfully coated, this exotic looking breed will even cuddle up with birds and ferrets!
This chill kitty is great with small children and other cats. They are patient and tolerant of just about anyone. A soft-voiced cat, the Birman has a beautiful, silky coat and dark points, much like a Siamese. Her gentle demeanor allows her to be a great companion for people and pets alike.
7. Russian Blue
If you’re seeking an emotive, dog-like cat, the Russian Blue is for you. This big baby has a heart of gold and loves cuddle time just as much as playtime!
8. Maine Coon
One of the biggest cat breeds available on the market, the Maine Coon can grow to be three feet long and tip the scale at over 20 pounds. One of the oldest American breeds, she is a gentle giant that loves to spend a lazy day on the couch with her other feline friends.
9. Cornish Rex
A type of hairless cat, the Cornish Rex is a playful pet that will dote on you, as well as his kitty companions. Tending to be playful and kittenish throughout their entire lives, this breed will do best in a house with other curious and friendly cats.
10. Japanese Bobtail
Fearless and amiable, the Japanese Bobtail has no problem making fast friends with other felines. Despite having a high energy level, they can lay around and relax with the best of ‘em.
This mix between a Siamese and a Burmese, Tonkinese cats are convinced that other cats were put on earth to love them. Affectionate, deeply devoted, and super social, this mink-patterned cat is always the life of the party.
12. Scottish Fold
Relaxed and easy-going, the Scottish Fold is one to let things slide. This makes them the ideal companion for other energetic cats, young kids, and playful puppies.
Nothing seems to ever ruffle this cat’s feathers. Even-tempered and bold, the Siberian is a big cat with an even larger heart. Super sweet, this love-bug has a thick, triple-layered coat that needs daily brushing.
An absolute diva, the Siamese rounds off our list. These critters love to play, cuddle, and explore with other felines. Being an extremely sociable cat, the Siamese will do better in a multi-cat house where he can have a lot of companionships.
If you’re considering adding another cat to your household, think about bringing home one of the kitties on this list!
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