When the time to adopt a cat happened, many families are hesitant about the choice of breed of animal. Welcoming a docile cat who is not reluctant to be pampered is very appreciable, especially when you have young children. And in this area, not all cats are equal. It is therefore better to find out beforehand about the characteristics of the different breeds of cats. Here are the ten most cuddly and affectionate purebred cats.
This ball of fur bears very well its English name which means ” rag doll “. This cat is considered by many connoisseurs as the most cuddly of all. He could spend his life in the arms of his master where he lets himself be completely done. He loves hugs, kisses and papouilles of all kinds.
Absolutely beautiful, he has mid-length, very full, soft and silky fur. At the birth of the kitten, the hair is immaculate then takes color from the 3th months to become either two-tone or colourpoint or even mitted. He has large oval eyes, intensely blue, and his gaze is incredibly tender. He is very easy going, extremely sociable but does not like loneliness.
The Ragdoll costs between €800 and €1,000.
The Ragamuffin cat, straight from the United States, is a love ball. He is extremely attached to his master… and endearing. He loves to be pampered and can’t get enough hugs. He likes children with whom he gets along wonderfully, and the man in general whose company he seeks. He is also very playful, which is very pleasant for all the members of the family who can take advantage of this interactivity on a daily basis.
This splendid cat with long, silky fur that is easy to untangle is classified as a “cat-dog”. It takes around €1,000 to afford a Ragamuffin.
The Main Coon
Admirable with its mid-length fur, well furnished all over the body and even more so on its chest, the Main Coon is originally from Maine (United States). He is the representative of the oldest breed of cats (natural, of course) in the entire northern United States. Impressive with its 14 to 15kg in adulthood, the Main Coon is a real cream. Soft, affectionate he loves constant pampering and attention. Her temperance is astonishing and its great elegance does not go unnoticed. It’s a great companion for kids because of his endless patience. And consistency, he needs it because each disentangling session lasts a long time because of the ease with which his beautiful fur forms multiple knots.
A Main Coon costs at least €1,200.
The Persian Chinchilla
Coming from the cross between two Persian cats (Smoke and Sylver tabby), the Persian Chinchilla cat was created in 1880. It has white fur (it is called sylver because of its silver reflections) or sometimes golden (which means golden), long, thick and very soft. Her splendid eyes, very expressive, of a hallucinating green, are completely hemmed in black as if they were underlined with kohl. It is one of the few Persian cats that does not have a crushed nose.
The Chinchilla Persian cat retains its playful temperament throughout its life but is also very cuddly and great kindness with young and old. He knows how to stay alone and calm if his masters accustom him to parentheses of solitude while they are at work. On their return, the cat is generally very demonstrative, doubling signs of affection.
A Persian Chinchilla costs between $1,000 and $1,300.
Also called Isle of Man cat where it comes from, this cat without a tail – or which sometimes has the semblance of a tail – is very docile. He gets along with all humans, from the youngest to the oldest, shows himself sociable, sweet and affectionate. This “cat dog” is very protective of his master, whom he follows step by step and likes to spend hours being cuddled on an armchair. He hates loneliness, so it’s best to arrange for him to have a playmate if adopting a Manx and working from morning till night. He gets along well with his congeners but also with dogs that support cats.
The Manx costs between 600 and 800 €.
The Devon rex
This cat is rare. He has huge eyes, big ears, a flat and wide skull, prominent cheekbones and a very soft short curly coat. He deserves to be known because he is very loyal, loyal, intelligent, playful and affectionate. He loves cuddles and maintains deep relationships with his master. He likes to share with him all the daily activities, from gardening to cooking, from cleaning to DIY. It is a cat perfectly adapted to families with children.
The price of a Devon rex is between 900 and 2,500 €.
The Egyptian Mau
It is a cat whose coat with short hair is rare since spotted – punctuated with spots which can be brown or black – which gives it looks like a wild animal. Behind this appearance, he is on the contrary very cuddly and affectionate and likes to receive the attention of his masters. He lives well with the children of his foster family but remains quite distant with people he does not know. He is active and playful.
The average price of an Egyptian Mau is €1,400.
This cat from Canada is a naked cat since he has almost no hair. This particularity means that he does not have only followers. Either way, he’s so affectionate that he might seem a bit clingy to rather aloof people. If he does not like to bask on someone’s lap very much, he loves to hoist himself on the shoulders of his master where he is able to spend hours, waiting for a caress and being interested to everything he does.
The Sphynx is a cat whose price can reach 1,300 €.
The Sacred of Burma
also called Burmese, this cat is full of love for its masters. He is appreciated as much for his beauty as for his docility, his calme and his softness of character although he has a very rich personality, full of complexity. Its oval eyes are very large, piercing blue, and its semi-long fur is extremely silky. This cuddly cat and faithful adores children.
The Sacred of Burma costs around 900 €.
Also called Tonkinese, this cat comes from a cross between the Burmese and the Siamese. Faithful, playful, he is a “cat-dog” endowed with a great intelligence. That’s why he’s so curious. Very affectionate, the Tonkinese needs a lot of attention. He is as happy in a house as in an apartment but does not like loneliness. If its masters are at work all day, it is better that their cat can spend time with another Tonkinese.
The price of a Tonkinese is around €800.
Even if other cats do not have the reputation of being as affectionate as those mentioned above, they can be very cuddly towards their masters when they receive a lot of tenderness. Education, the environment in which he grows up, the attention given to him are all conditions that impact the character of a cat..