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Household cats

Household cats

Cat is a mammal animal that follows the feline family. It was domesticated by humans about seven thousand years ago. It is believed that the origin of wild cats (the ancestors of cats) originated in a desert atmosphere, and this appears from the tendency of cats to heat and exposure to sunlight, and often sleeps in places exposed to light. The sun during the day, and there are dozens of breeds of cats, some of which are hairless and others are tailed as a result of birth deformity. Cats are very skilled in hunting and predation, which are close to large felines, such as a tiger, but they do not pose a real danger to humans due to their small size. The cat weighs between 4 and 7 kg, and as little as 10 kg.

Domestic or household cats are descended from wild cats. Domestic cats are very cute animals. They love to play and have fun. They also can understand a person with time of training.  Cats are one of the animals that are closes to humans, which makes many people go to raise them, those cats have a pleasant nature, and the distinction is also that they can be cared for and cleaned, as they are one of the inexpensive animals when they are raised, and they are also animals that do not cause health damage On humans, except in rare cases. Cats are among the pets that it  is rare to find a house without a cat raised in, as many people love to raise cats, despite what many studies have indicated that there are health damages for raising cats in homes. One example of people’s love for cats is that, in America, according to studies, it has been shown that there are more than 90 million cats adopted, and its population is about 200 million, which proves the human love for pets.

There are various types of cats that one could raise. And here are some of cats’ best types that you can breed indoor.

Burmese cats

(weigh up to 5.5 kg and live beyond age 15)
The Burmese is a strong, sporty cat that holds a surprising amount of weight considering its size. Burmese coats are short, silky, and very low maintenance. They’re sleek and graceful cats with solid muscles and decent bone structure, despite their relative heaviness. These come in many different colors including sand, champagne, platinum and silver. They have broad set, dark eyes that range from yellow to amber.

The Burmese Cat originated in Burma (now known as Myanmar) although its exact origins are not surely known Dr Joseph Thompson founded the modern cat in 1939, which imported a small, brown female cat to San Francisco. This cat, named Wong Mau, was born with a Siamese Seal Point and their descendants were the ancestors of the modern Burmese breed.

Scottish Folds

(Male Scottish Folds weigh 4 to 6 kg, and females weigh 2.7 to 4 kg)

Scottish Folds are a rare cat breed whose ears and fold back and forth. They have a really good disposition, quick to go and a great personality. They are a medium sized, rounded body animal.

Their folded hands, their round face and eyes give the Scottish Fold the look of an owl. When they are born their ears look small but their ears fold over as the kitten starts to develop. Not every Scottish Folds have ears flipping over
The Scottish Fold is a relatively new cat breed formed during the 1960s. The first Scottish Fold was reportedly a cat named Susie who came from a farm near Coupar Angus in Scotland’s Tayside Area.

The Scottish fold has average lifetime of 12 to 14 years.

Siamese

The oldest and most common breeds of cat in the world.

The Siamese cat’s coat is very distinctive, with a darker face, paws, ears and tail on a light-colored body. Its thin, fluffy, silky fur, Seal, blue, chocolate and lilac are the most common colours, although some associations recognize other colours, such as purple, cream, fawn, sugar, apricot and cinnamon. Siamese Cats are very intelligent, sociable and talkative. They have a loud, deep voice and they enjoy “chatting” with their owners. In their fondness for playing fetch and their capacity for affection, they are often characterized as “dog like”.

While the Siamese are great indoor cats, they are so playful and energetic they require a lot of human interaction to stay happy. They do not suit the professional who wants to leave them alone as they are prone to trouble if left to their own devices for long periods of time.

Devon Rex cat

(with males weighing 3-4 kg and females weighing 2-3 kg.)

The Devon Rex is a cat breed that is highly intelligent and unique in look, known for its wavy coat and large ears. They’ve got big eyes, prominent cheekbones and a short muzzle. It is a relatively small animal.

The Devon Rex first appeared in Devon in 1960, resulting from a curly-coated stray tomcat mating with a straight-coated calico cat (although this cat is likely to carry the curly coat gene).

Their silky, wavy coat comes in varieties of colour, including colourpoint, strong, shaded, tortoiseshell, calico, bi-color, harlequin, smoke, and tabby, but all colors are approved. Their eyes also come in various colors and variations.

Their service life is 9-13 years.

British short hair

(usually about 7 kg, although some may weigh as little as 4 kg and some may weigh as much as 9 kg.)

The British Shorthair is a cat breed of medium / large size with a wide chest, short, muscular legs, small paws and a thick tail. With large eyes and a short but broad nose, its head is round.

Single coat of the British Shorthair is short and thick and textureally fluffy. Blue tends to be the most common and well known coat color, but British Shorthairs may also come in black, white, red, cream, silver, golden, tortoiseshell, cinnamon, and fawn (and some associations support chocolate and lilac); these colors may come in solid, colourpoint, tabby, shaded, or bicolour. They may have their eyes in dark gold, orange or copper.

During the 19th century, the British Shorthair emerged during town streets across Britain. A man named Harrison Weir deserves credit for developing the breed we see today. He liked the cat very much and selected the strongest ones he could find and began breeding them.
British Shorthairs tend to be rather large cats. They are 30 to 35.5 cm tall. The British Shorthair has a lifespan of 14 to 20 years.

Ragdoll

(weigh about 8 to 20 k.g.)

Owing to their propensity to relax and go limp in a person’s arms, Ragdoll cats got their name. These cats will worship their humans and follow them from room to room. With kids and other pets they are often very tolerant and they can be quite playful. They have a moderate level of energy and many are even willing to practice walking on a leash.

They have a Blue eyes; semi-long haired coat.

Maine coon

(weigh about 1o to 25 kg)

The Maine coon, unlike folklore, isn’t the result of a cat breeding with a raccoon. Most likely it is a cross between a domestic American cat and a longhaired foreign cat. Maine coons have a reputation for being “a gentle giant” and are generally comfortable around kids and other pets. They are very affectionate and engaged with their favorite humans, but they do not usually demand care. They have a Muscular build; thick, heavy coat.

The exotic

(weigh about 10 to 12 kg)

The exotic has been called “the Persian of the lazy guy” because in its cute looks it is similar to the Persian cat but has a coat that needs much less upkeep. Brushing or combing once a week is normally all that’s required to keep the coat free of tangles. Exotics tend to be laid-back and love lap cats, but they also have a playful side.
They have a Short legs; rounded body and short nose.

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