Top 8 Cat Breeds Great for Families

Affectionate, docile, loves to be held. Gentle temperament great with kids.


Smart, playful, patient. One of the best cats for families and gentle with children.  

Maine Coo

Sweet, calm, loves humans. Thrives in a home with gentle kids.


Lively, social, bonds strongly with family. Light shedder, hypoallergenic.

Devon Rex

Cuddly, loyal, smart. Affectionate and kid-friendly. Hypoallergenic.  


Calm, easygoing, relaxed. Tolerant and good fit for families with kids.  

British Shorthair

Playful, super affectionate and loves kids. Bonds closely with families.


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