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Abyssinian Cat

Abyssinian Cat Breed Information

Affectionately known as the Aby, the Abyssinian is one of the oldest domesticated cat breeds. Although they resemble the cats depicted in artwork that dates back to ancient Egypt, Abyssinians that we know today were developed in England during the late 1800s. The original cat that was bred came from Abyssinia, the country now called [...]

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Burmese Cat Breed Information

The Burmese cat breed is renowned for its beauty, intelligence and mannerisms. Burmese have a rich and complex history that began in Asia several hundred years ago. It is believed that modern Burmese are the descendants of a type of cat found in Siam, which is now called Thailand. In the 1930′s, a doctor named [...]

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Ragdoll Kitten

Ragdoll Cat Breed Information

The Ragdoll cat is a large and muscular breed.  Distinguished by it’s blue eyes and soft, silky long coat, this breed often has docile and soft temperament and is particularly affectionate in it’s nature.   The breed name is thought to come from it’s tendency to go limp and relaxed when picked up. The breed [...]

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Scottish Fold Cat Breed Information

History The Scottish Fold cat has ears that are folded forward and downward. This is the distinctive characteristic and what makes these cats so endearing to owners and breeders. Some say they look like owls and some think they look impish, but with their broadly spaced round eyes they have an innocent, sweet expression. The [...]

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Ragdoll Cat Breed

The Origin of the Domestic Cat

So now that we have a better understanding of where the domestic dog originated from, it seems only right to find out a little bit more about one of our other beloved pets, the cat.  Many people believe the domestication of cats began about 4000 years ago. At the time, Ancient Egyptians would keep cats [...]

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Turkish Van

Turkish Van Breed Information

Often called the swimming cat because of it’s love of water, the Turkish Van is a rare cat breed, originating from the Lake Van region of Turkey. Designed to cope in extreme temperatures this cat has semi longhaired, with tufts on it’s feet and ears to protect it from the cold.  The main distinguishable characteristic [...]

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