In today's video, we are going to talk about the Best Cat Breeds for Cuddling.
Cats have a reputation for withholding affection or being a bit aloof, especially as compared to dogs. But plenty of kitties love to cuddle with their favorite people. Whether you’re looking for a cat to sit on your lap while you watch TV or one to snuggle up after a rousing game of chase, there’s an affectionate cat out there waiting for you.
While breed certainly isn’t the only factor, it can play a role in a cat’s natural temperament.
This list covers the shorthaired snugglers, the longhaired lap cats, and all the purring, headbutting, anklewinding cats in between.
Here are the lists of the Best Cat Breeds for Cuddling.
1. Abyssinian Cat.
The Abyssinian is the cat friend you wish you also had in human form. Their penchant for living every minute to the fullest means you’ve got to get your energy levels up to match their alwayson personality, but what a joy it is to have such an intelligent and friendly cat breed by your side, literally.
The Abyssinian will stick within petting distance of their owner no matter what. You’ll find them joining you in the kitchen when you’re doing the cooking, perched on your shoulder when you’re working from home, and trying to snuggle next to you on a movie night. There is no doubt in these kittens’ minds that you two will be besties forever and that’s what makes the Abyssinian one of the loveliest cat breeds you can wish for.
2. Ragdoll Cat.
When such a cute name is chosen for a whole breed of cats, you know there are plenty of cuddles to be had once you welcome a Ragdoll cat into your life. Recognized as one of the friendliest cat breeds, Ragdolls love nothing more than to spend time with their owner even if that means following you around when you’re too busy for hugs.
Spend a few days in their company and you’ll start wondering whether you’ve actually adopted a puppy instead of a kitten. Some owners take their puppylike docile nature seriously and teach them to play fetch or even to come when called. You’ll have little doubt that you’re in the company of the most affectionate cat breed ever when the ball of fur can’t resist flopping into your arms every time you hold them.
3. Persian Cat.
Fluffy equals cuddly in the feline world and when it comes to fuzzy kittens, the Persian is one of the most popular cats. You’ll often find them patiently waiting for you to sit down so they can find their comfortable spot right on your lap as often as possible. It’s not always clear that they’re still interested in their human owners once the petting session is over, but they’re such a relaxed and friendly cat breed, they’ll be able to steal your heart just by sitting quietly and looking pretty, which, according to their owners, they’ll be doing plenty of.
These affectionate kitties have a friendly demeanor that makes them perfect companions, and they’re a good choice if you’re searching for a family pet that likes to snuggle.
4. Tonkinese Cat.
Tonkinese kitties make wonderful, loyal, loving companions. These social cats are known for their talkative personality, and they might even gladly hold a conversation while enjoying a snuggle fest with you.
He demands attention and affection and won’t rest until he gets it. This is a cat who will follow you around, ride on your shoulder, and be involved in all family activities.
5. Siamese Cat.
If you are looking for a social feline that loves a good chat, you will look forward to spending time with a Siamese. These kittens know how to make their presence felt with their boisterous personality.
Siamese is known for being vocal, but they are also very affectionate and extremely playful.
These cats are extremely affectionate and smart and tend to be quite social. They are known for enjoying play and do well in pairs or with other animals.
6. Birman Cat.
The Birman is best known for its piecing blue eyes and long, silken coat, which you'll love running your hands through. According to Vet Street, the elegant Birman isn't as active as other breeds, making it far better suited to cuddling than playing.
The Birman is a breed that is known for being a true companion. These kitties prefer being near you, so they will opt to sit in your lap or cuddle with you as often as possible.