5 Best Cats for Homebodies

Monday, 21 Mar 2011 11:57 AM

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Cats, member of the feline family, are popular as a bundle of joy for the family. Their association with the human race dates back to thousands of years. This ball of fur is found in almost every region throughout the world. In US families, cats have outraced dogs as pets. They are lovable companions and are known to amass your love with their playful and extrovert nature. Cats are also known to choose their owners. It is said that if a cat does not like the home it is brought into, it often wanders off to another one that meets its liking.
 
With proper training it can acquire a mannerism that makes it adorable. Owning a cat does not mean you can go along and pick the first cat that meets the eye. A certain amount of know-how about their temperament, family history, and health care should be at your disposal before you decide to own one. Here’s a list of the five best breeds of cats for homebodies:
  1. Alley Cat: This breed of cat is known for its best temperament and is a universal favorite  for homebodies. They have a thick, silky coat and do not require much grooming, making them the best option for people seeking healthy cats for homebodies. They have a wide life span and are ideal house cats given their great resistance to disease compared with pure breds.
  2. Himalayan: With a short and bulbous appearance, a bushy tail, bright blue eyes, and long hair, this breed is among the best cats for homebodies. It has a stout body and is muscular. Himalayans are playful pets and  are warm towards people.
  3. Ragdoll: This breed of cat has long silky hair and a strong body. Ragdolls come in many colors. Its effusive nature makes it an adorable pet. Ragdolls are famous for their love of food and also get along well with other pets in the family. Cat training for homebodies is a joy with this breed as Ragdolls learn very easily and are well mannered.
  4. Abyssinian: This breed of cat is another great breed of cats for homebodies, and is believed to be the oldest cat breed domesticated by man. It has a soft and shiny coat, almond-shaped eyes, and a muscular body. This cat exudes elegance. It is graced with large ears, a variety of colors, and an intelligent look. Its convivial attitude towards people makes it a much sought cat for homebodies.
  5. Sphynx: This cat is conspicuous by being hairless. Some have eye brows and hair in their ear and a bit of fuzz on the body. This breed is easy to train and is very playful. A great cuddler, it is marked for its devotion to its owner.

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