Lately, a lot of people have been having trouble with their mental health, and many believe that one of the solutions to aid anxiety or depression is having a cat. They are known to have healing properties, with the unconditional love they show to their owner results to relaxation all human beings need to get ease from all the stress the environment gives. (image source)
Additionally, a cat can help to lower blood pressure, prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, and can make you live longer as you release Oxycontin chemicals which usually referred to as the “love hormone,” associated with relationship-building and trust.
However, cats have various breeds and each, like humans have their own personalities, some can be aloof, affectionate or friendly and here are the top cat breeds that you might love.
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Abyssinian breed cats are an active cat, who loves to play around the people. They enjoy a home that is full of playful and interactive people, gets along well with children. They are not the type of cat who would love to sit on your lap, but to play with you the whole time. They are also intelligent, they can easily learn tricks and be trained.
If there’s a PR Person, there would probably be a PR Cat and it is no other than the Burmese breed cat. That kind of breed is good at building relationships with people, as they continuously seek attention. Whether you are the owner or a visitor, Burmese breed cats would show great affection, by sitting on your lap and conversing with you. They love hugs, rubbing and scratching, and if you will stop doing it, they would keep meowing, a signal for you to continue.
Not like the Abyssian breed, Persian breed cats love a peaceful and cozy place. They prefer to sit on your lap or be hugged tight, they warm up with people and prefers to be shown affection first. They love to be around people, but when the group starts to be rowdy they will look for a quiet place to stay at.
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Ragdoll breed cats are low-key owner-pleaser as they get into the business of their owner, following where they are, checking what they are doing. They can easily create a bond with their owners and loves to explore the world with them.
The thinker cats are the Russian Blue breed. They start to assess the kind of the environment they are in before they get comfortable, a lot of cat lovers say that you must give them the space they need and when they get at peace, they will start to show constant compassion. They love playing with their owner and sleeping with them. But then, when they start to see a batch of new faces, Russian Blue cats will start to asses the area once again.
Just like the Burmese breed, Siamese cats love to be in the center of attention. They are a people person, love to be around a group and do not mind how noisy human beings get. They love to sit on your lap and be cuddled, most of the time you’ll see them following you from place to place. They don’t mind if you put a leash on them when you go for a walk, they are somewhat similar to a dog’s temperament.
A combination of Burmese and Siamese cats are what you called Tonkinese, they show great affection and are very clingy. They love to get the attention of everyone, sitting on your lap (if there’s no room, expect your cat resting on your shoulder) and being pet. They are playful and prefer to be with a family that is active.
Want more feline content? Check out these spooky cats in their Halloween costumes.