Top 8 Cat Breeds That Get Along With Dogs

1. Birman

Birman cats: Temple cats from Burma. Distinctive coat and blue eyes. Outgoing and playful. Great with dogs. Quiet yet involved. Inquisitive and may walk with dogs.

2. Abyssinian

Abyssinian: Originated in Southeast Asia. Excellent mousers on ships. Playful, engaging personality. Adventurous climbers. Dog-friendly, enjoy games and learning tricks.

3. Bombay

Bombay: Cross of black American Shorthairs and sable Burmese. Energetic, affectionate, adaptable. Ideal for busy, multi-pet homes. Bossy with other animals. Enjoys tricks and quality time with owners.

4. American Shorthair

American Shorthair: Traced to Pilgrim ships of 1620. Excellent mousers on farms. Laidback, playful, and sociable. Enjoy snoozing. Compatible with dogs and other animals.

5. Norwegian Forest Cat

Norwegian Forest Cat: Winter-surviving, gentle, and friendly. Wary of strangers, love high spots. Dog-friendly. Enjoys water, even backyard ponds.

6. Maine Coon

Maine Coon: Prized for rodent control since 1800s. Slow-maturing, large cats. Affectionate, low maintenance. Good with other pets. Playful with dogs. Snuggles on couch, not lap cats.

7. Ragdoll

Ragdoll: Chilled-out cats, dog-friendly. Longhaired, blue-eyed. Accepted by CFA in 2000. Relaxed and floppy like a ragdoll. Enjoy play with dogs.

8. Siberian

Siberian: Hardy subarctic cats. Thick, waterproof coat. People and pet-friendly. Ideal with dogs. Playful and outgoing. Adapts well to multi-pet homes.

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