Cats

Silhouette of a cat walking in side profile

Cats (Felis catus), often referring to as domestic or house cats, are small carnivorous mammals that are typically domesticated as pets by humans. First kept for the task of hunting mice, cats today remain popular pets because of their friendly and playful companionship. Cat breeds vary by origins, sizes, and coat types that range from shorthair to longhair and hairless breeds. Young cats are called kittens. The word cat also refers to other feline species that includes large wild cats such as lions, cheetahs, leopards, jaguars, tigers, pumas, and lynx.

Common Questions

What is the largest cat species?
The Liger is the largest cat species in the world. Hercules, a male liger, is the largest living cat in the world weighing 922 lb | 418 kg and having a length of 10’11” | 3.33 m.
What are the benefits of having a cat?
Being a cat owner is often identified with reduced stress, anxiety, and blood pressure, boosted immunity, reduced risk of stroke, and greater sociability.
What are the traits of a cat person?
The stereotypical traits of a ‘cat person’ include being graceful, subtle, independent, mysterious, neurotic, and thoughtful.

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Abyssinian Cat
Dimensioned drawing of an Abyssinian cat measuring height and length
Abyssinian Cats are a medium-sized short-haired cat breed with a slender and alert bodies. Known for being curious and talkative extroverts, Abyssinian Cats have heights between 8”-10" | 20-25 cm, body lengths of 12”-16” | 30-41 cm, and typically weigh around 8-12 lb | 4-5 kg.
Drawings of Abyssinian cats in multiple postures from sitting to laying down
Abyssinian Cats are a medium-sized short-haired cat breed with a slender and alert bodies. Known for being curious and talkative extroverts, Abyssinian Cats have heights between 8”-10" | 20-25 cm, body lengths of 12”-16” | 30-41 cm, and typically weigh around 8-12 lb | 4-5 kg.
Abyssinian Cat

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Size: Medium
Height: 8”-10" | 20-25 cm
Length: 12”-16” | 30-41 cm
Weight: 8-12 lb | 4-5 kg
Body: Muscular, slender, alert ears, almond eyes
Color: Warm reddish-brown base (Usual/Ruddy), Sorrell, Blue, Fawn, Silver
Temperament: Playful, willful, active, intelligent
Life Span: 9-13 years

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Bengal Cat
Drawing of a Bengal cat in side profile with dimensions for height and length
Bengal Cats are an average to large-sized hybrid cat breed that was bred to look wild but be docile. Bengal cats often make for playful, energetic, and confident companions. Bengal cats have heights between 8”-10" | 20-25 cm, lengths of 14”-18” | 36-46 cm, and typically weigh around 15 lb | 7 kg.
Illustrations of Bengal cats drawn in multiple postures from sitting to laying down
Bengal Cats are an average to large-sized hybrid cat breed that was bred to look wild but be docile. Bengal cats often make for playful, energetic, and confident companions. Bengal cats have heights between 8”-10" | 20-25 cm, lengths of 14”-18” | 36-46 cm, and typically weigh around 15 lb | 7 kg.
Bengal Cat

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Size: Average to Large
Height: 8”-10" | 20-25 cm
Length: 14”-18” | 36-46 cm
Weight: 15 lb | 7 kg
Body: Muscular, long, lean
Color: Complex variety of colors and patterns, soft and short hair
Temperament: Intelligent, friendly, active, playful
Life Span: 9-15 years

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Maine Coon Cat
Drawing of a Maine Coon cat with dimensions measuring height and length
Maine Coon Cats are the largest breed of domestic cat and are distinguished by their long silky coats. One of the first natively American cat breeds, Maine Coon cats have heights between 10”-16" | 25-40 cm, body lengths of 19”-32” | 48-81 cm, and typically weigh around 10-25 lb | 5-11 kg.

Multiple illustrations of a Maine Coon cat from the front, back and side profiles
Maine Coon Cats are the largest breed of domestic cat and are distinguished by their long silky coats. One of the first natively American cat breeds, Maine Coon cats have heights between 10”-16" | 25-40 cm, body lengths of 19”-32” | 48-81 cm, and typically weigh around 10-25 lb | 5-11 kg.

Maine Coon Cat

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Size: Large
Height: 10”-16" | 25-40 cm
Length: 19”-32” | 48-81 cm
Weight: 10-25 lb | 5-11 kg
Body: Robust, heavy coat, bushy tail
Color: Brown tabby (Traditional), colors vary widely
Temperament: Sociable, friendly, independent
Life Span: 9-15 years

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Persian Cat
Dimensioned drawing of a Persian cat with measurements for height and length
Persian Cats are a medium size breed of long-haired cat with distinct round faces, short muzzles, and stocky legs. Persian cats are the most popular of all cat breeds and have heights between 8”-10” | 20-25 cm, body lengths of 14.5”-17.5” | 37-44 cm, and typically weigh around 7-12 lb | 3-5 kg.
Multiple drawings of a Persian cat illustrated in the front, back and laying down postures
Persian Cats are a medium size breed of long-haired cat with distinct round faces, short muzzles, and stocky legs. Persian cats are the most popular of all cat breeds and have heights between 8”-10” | 20-25 cm, body lengths of 14.5”-17.5” | 37-44 cm, and typically weigh around 7-12 lb | 3-5 kg.
Persian Cat

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Size: Medium
Height: 8”-10" | 20-25 cm
Length: 14.5”-17.5” | 37-44 cm
Weight: 7-12 lb | 3-5 kg
Body: Round face, short muzzle, stocky, short legs, long hair
Color: White (classic), variety of colors and patterns
Temperament: Placid, relaxed, shy
Life Span: 10-18 years

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Siamese Cat
Dimensioned illustration of a Siamese cat with measurements for height and length
Siamese Cats are a small to medium sized breed of cat with well-defined slender aristocratic features. Identified by their beautiful contrasting coats and deep blue almond shaped eyes, Siamese Cats have heights between 8”-10" | 20-25 cm, lengths of 11.5”-14” | 29-36 cm, and weigh 8-10 lb | 4-5 kg.

Drawings of a Siamese cat from the side, front, back, and laying down postures
Siamese Cats are a small to medium sized breed of cat with well-defined slender aristocratic features. Identified by their beautiful contrasting coats and deep blue almond shaped eyes, Siamese Cats have heights between 8”-10" | 20-25 cm, lengths of 11.5”-14” | 29-36 cm, and weigh 8-10 lb | 4-5 kg.

Siamese Cat

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Size: Small to Medium
Height: 8”-10" | 20-25 cm
Length: 11.5”-14” | 29-36 cm
Weight: 8-10 lb | 4-5 kg
Body: Linear profile, slender, muscular, well-defined features
Color: Pale fawn body and black extremities
Temperament: Talkative, extroverted, playful, intelligent
Life Span: 11-15 years

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Ragdoll Cat
Dimensioned drawing of a Ragdoll Cat with measurements for height and length
Ragdoll Cats are a large semi-longhair cat breed with soft silky coats and bright blue eyes. Earning the name ‘Ragdoll’ because of their habit of going limp when picked up, Ragdoll Cats have heights between 9”-11" | 23-28 cm, lengths of 17”-21” | 43-53 cm, and weigh around 8-20 lb | 4-9 kg.
Drawings of a Ragdoll cat in multiple postures from sitting to laying down
Ragdoll Cats are a large semi-longhair cat breed with soft silky coats and bright blue eyes. Earning the name ‘Ragdoll’ because of their habit of going limp when picked up, Ragdoll Cats have heights between 9”-11" | 23-28 cm, lengths of 17”-21” | 43-53 cm, and weigh around 8-20 lb | 4-9 kg.
Ragdoll Cat

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Size: Large
Height: 9”-11" | 23-28 cm
Length: 17”-21” | 43-53 cm
Weight: 8-20 lb | 4-9 kg
Body: Large, muscular, semi-longhair, soft and silky coat, blue eyes
Color: Seal, chocolate, flame, blue, lilac, cream
Temperament: Lovable, docile, calm
Life Span: 12-15 years

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Sphynx Cat
Dimensioned drawing of a Sphynx cat walking with measurements for length and height
Sphynx Cats are a breed of medium size hairless cat with lean narrow bodies and oversized ears. Distinguished from other breeds due to their distinct lack of fur, Sphynx Cats have heights between 8”-10" | 20-25 cm, body lengths of 13”-15” | 33-38 cm, and typically weigh around 10-12 lb | 5 kg.
Multiple drawings of a Sphynx cat in postures from walking to sitting and laying down
Sphynx Cats are a breed of medium size hairless cat with lean narrow bodies and oversized ears. Distinguished from other breeds due to their distinct lack of fur, Sphynx Cats have heights between 8”-10" | 20-25 cm, body lengths of 13”-15” | 33-38 cm, and typically weigh around 10-12 lb | 5 kg.
Sphynx Cat

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Size: Medium
Height: 8”-10” | 20-25 cm
Length: 13”-15” | 33-38 cm
Weight: 10-12 lb | 5 kg
Body: Lean, oversized ears, hairless
Color: Skin colored and patterned like fur
Temperament: Curious, intelligent, mischievous, energetic
Life Span: 10-15 years

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American Shorthair Cat
Dimensioned illustration of an American Shorthair Cat showing standard heights and lengths
American Shorthair Cats are a popular large size breed of domestic cat known for their strong bodies, easy-going attitudes, and long lifespans. American Shorthair cats have heights between 8”-10” | 20-25 cm, body lengths of 12”-15” | 30-38 cm, and typically weigh around 10-15 lb | 5-7 kg.
Drawings of an American Shorthair cat in the sitting and laying down positions
American Shorthair Cats are a popular large size breed of domestic cat known for their strong bodies, easy-going attitudes, and long lifespans. American Shorthair cats have heights between 8”-10” | 20-25 cm, body lengths of 12”-15” | 30-38 cm, and typically weigh around 10-15 lb | 5-7 kg.
American Shorthair Cat

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Size: Large
Height: 8”-10” | 20-25 cm
Length: 12”-15” | 30-38 cm
Weight: 10-15 lb | 5-7 kg
Body: Strong bodied, round faces, short ears
Color: Over 80 different colors and patterns
Temperament: Curious, playful, easy-going, affectionate
Life Span: 15-20 years

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British Shorthair Cat
Dimensioned side profile drawing of a British Shorthair cat measuring height and length
British Shorthair Cats are a large breed of pedigreed British domestic cats with broad and sturdy bodies, iconic blue-gray coats (British Blue), and copper eyes. British Shorthair cats have heights between 12”-14” | 30-46 cm, lengths of 22”-25” | 56-64 cm, and weigh around 7-17 lb | 3-8 kg.
Drawings of a British Shorthair cat in multiple positions that include sitting and laying down
British Shorthair Cats are a large breed of pedigreed British domestic cats with broad and sturdy bodies, iconic blue-gray coats (British Blue), and copper eyes. British Shorthair cats have heights between 12”-14” | 30-46 cm, lengths of 22”-25” | 56-64 cm, and weigh around 7-17 lb | 3-8 kg.
British Shorthair Cat

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Size: Large
Height: 12”-14” | 30-46 cm
Length: 22”-25” | 56-64 cm
Weight: 7-17 lb | 3-8 kg
Body: Big bodied, chunky, dense coat, medium tail, broad face
Color: Solid blue-gray with copper eyes (British Blue)
Temperament: Relaxed, affectionate, dignified, devoted
Life Span: 15-20 years

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