How to choose a kid friendly cat

How to choose a kid friendly cat

One of the key things any family needs to take into account when considering getting a pet is whether or not the animal is kid friendly. According to the CatTime.com Cat Breed Center, the following cats have the highest — five-star — rating in the Kid friendly category under Breed Characteristics. How friendly is your cat with kids?

1. Abyssinian Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The active and social Abyssinian is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. He’s smart enough to get out of the way of toddlers but loves school-age children because they are a match for his energy level and curiosity. Read more about Abyssinian Cats.

2. Bengal Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The active and social Bengal is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. This kitty is top of the list for kid friendly breeds. Read more about Bengals.

3. Birman Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The friendly, laidback Birman is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. He loves the attention he receives from children who treat him politely and with respect, and he doesn’t mind playing dress-up or going for a ride in a baby buggy. Read more about Birmans.

4. Burmese Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The active and social Burmese is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. He will play fetch as well as any retriever, learns tricks easily and loves the attention he receives from children who treat him politely and with respect. Read more about Burmese Cats.

5. Cornish Rex Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

He will play fetch as well as any retriever, learns tricks easily and loves the attention he receives from children who treat him politely and with respect. Read more about Cornish Rex Cats.

6. Devon Rex Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The active and social Devon Rex is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. Read more about Devon Rex Cats.

7. European Burmese

How to choose a kid friendly cat

He will play fetch as well as any retriever, learns tricks easily and loves the attention he receives from children who treat him politely and with respect. Read more about European Burmese Cats.

8. Japanese Bobtail Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

Japanese Bobtail Cats are a top kid friendly cat choice. Read more about Japanese Bobtail Cats.

9. Maine Coon Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

He loves the attention he receives from children who treat him politely and with respect, and he doesn’t mind playing dress-up or going for a ride in a baby buggy. Read more about Maine Coon Cats.

10. Ragamuffin Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

This is a great choice for kid friendly cat breeds. Read more about Ragamuffins.

11. Ragdoll Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The laidback Ragdoll is perfectly suited to family life. He rarely extends his claws when playing, and he usually doesn’t mind playing dress-up, riding in a baby buggy or being a guest at a tea party. Read more about Ragdolls.

12. Scottish Fold Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The friendly, laidback Scottish Fold is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. He loves the attention he receives from children who treat him politely and with respect, and he likes to play and is capable of learning tricks. Read more about Scottish Folds.

13. Selkirk Rex Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The gentle but social Selkirk Rex is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. Read more about Selkirks.

14. Siamese Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The active and social Siamese is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. Read more about Siamese Cats.

15. Siberian Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The Siberian has a bold temperament, and nothing much ruffles his composure. These characteristics make him an excellent choice for a family with kids. Read more about Siberian Cats.

16. Sphynx Cats

How to choose a kid friendly cat

The active and social Sphynx is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. Read more about Sphynx Cats.

If you are thinking about getting a cat don’t forget to check your local shelters and breed specific rescues. You can get complete information on the above cats and several others in the CatTime Cat Breed Center.