Cats are one of the most loved pets in the animal world. There are tons of different types of cats but in this article I will be focusing on domesticated cats. Domesticated cats are known to be small, furry felines that are loved and valued by people for their companionship and much more.
Cats are considered to be the oldest form of a pet for humans. Evidence has shown that cats have been loyal companions for humans for roughly around almost ten thousand years. Surprisingly, you will find that cats are the most popular pet in the entire world, and yes, they are even more popular then dogs. You will find that there are tons of different types of cats that are found in almost every continent in the world.
The facts about domestic cats
Cats are known for being extremely independent creatures. Wildcats are especially known for their solitary behaviors. They will find their own food, live on their own and stay away from other wildcats or people generally. Domesticated cats on the other hand, show a wide range of behaviors that are different then wildcats.
Domesticated cats enjoy living in a home and being around their owners or not. A cats personality can be considered finicky at times. Sometimes cat will be playful and other times, you may not even be able to find them because they like seeking solace away from people. It is a popular belief among some people that cats can be considered snobby and extremely anti-social, but this has been rebuffed by a large majority of cat lovers.
Domesticated cats are known for using many different types of vocalizations for communicating. You will find that most domesticated cats will use different types of communication such as purring, trilling, hissing, growling as well as snarling and other types of meowing to communicate with one another and people.
Cats are also known for their body language. You will notice how a cat walks, sways its tail, the position of a cats ears, if their backs are arched or their hair is standing on end , will typically be a sign of how a cat is feeling.
In this article I will discuss different types of cats and what about them makes them some of the most popular forms of pets. I will be singling out some of the following cats for this article:
- The Russian Blue
- The Tabby
- The BiColor
- Domestic Short Hair
The Siamese cat is known for being extremely affectionate and loyal. The Siamese cat is one of the most recognized cats in the breed of Oriental cats and I would dare say, in the world. The origins of the Siamese cat are still unknown, but many people believe that Siamese cats more then likely originated from Southeast Asia. Siamese cats are know to be affectionate and extremely intelligent. They are also known to have a very social nature.
Siamese cats have a great need to be close to people and some refer to the Siamese cat as being the feline extrovert. These cats are often very vocal and are known for having higher pitched vocals. They thrive in homes where their owners are home more often then not and it is also important that if they do not have their owners around as much that there is another cat for them to have a companionship with.
The Russian Blue
The Russian Blue cat is known for its amazing silver-blue coat and playful personality.The Russian Blue cat is a type of breed of cat that is known for its silver-blue coat. These cats are also known for their highly intelligent as well as playful personalities. They are known for being timid around strangers and they can develop extremely close bonds with their human companions.
These are one of the most popular cats due to their fun loving personalities as well as their thick silver-blue coats. These cats are also quite popular because they seem to be known as a hypoallergenic cat. Apparently The Russian Blue produces less glycoprotein then other felines, making their presence much more bearable to individuals with cat allergies.
The tabby cat is known for it’s distinctive coat that will feature stripes, dots, swirling patterns and typically will have an “M” that will form on its forehead. The tabby cat is known for it’s unique coat and many people do not realize that apparently this coat has been passed down from it’s direct ancestor, the African Wildcat.
Recently, people have found that the tabby cat is actually not a breed in and of itself due to the fact that you will see their particular coat on many other types of cats. Tabby cats are known for being cute, cuddly and intelligent. These cats are sweet and gentle natured cats. They love attention and giving affection to their owners.
The bi-color cat can be found with white fur with a mix of some other color of fur. These cats can have many different combinations of colors from black and white, tabby, tri-colored, tuxedo patterns and much more. These cats are known for their extroverted personality, they are intuitive, energetic and enthusiastic.
They actually go against the norm with cats and you will find that these bi-color cats love water. These are some of the most popular cats, especially for those with children, due to their fun loving personalities.
Domestic Short Hair
The domestic short hair cat is a cat that does not have a pedigree and/or does not belong to a particular breed of feline. The domestic short hair cat is known for its wide range of coloring. These cats can sometimes be confused for a tabby cat and you will find that their coats are often expressed in many different color combinations.
This is actually considered one of the most popular types of cats throughout all of America as well as England. These cats typically have a thicker build as well as a thicker coat.
The Persians are the oldest breed of cat you will find. These cats are known for their uniquely long and fluffy hair. They are quiet cats and make great companions. You will find that these cats are more introverted but they have moments where they may come out to play. These Persians cats are known for being easy to have, docile, affectionate and they easily adapt to change.