Last month saw people across the world celebrating International Cat Day. A day dedicated to embracing everything feline and also raising awareness of the many animals that are living their lives in animal shelters and foster families across the globe. On this day each year people flood the internet and social media platforms in particular with images, memes and videos of their pet cats, famous cats, funny cats and even cartoon cats from their favourite television programs or films. It is a day to pamper your cat and some people turn to create momentums of their pet or perhaps buy a present for a loved one who has a soft spot for these furry creatures like Cat Lap trays that you can find on
If you are looking into having a cat as a family pet it is worth contacting some of your local animal charities in the first instance to see if they have any that need a loving home. Here are some of the most popular cat breeds being searched for her in the UK over the last few years.
British Shorthair – These cats are one of our native breeds here in the UK and are often used as show cats due to their luscious fur. They are a very strong breed with a muscular physique that lends itself well to this breeds appearance. British Shorthairs tend to have great temperaments and enjoy the company of anyone human or animal alike making them a great choice for a family pet.
Ragdoll – As the name would suggest this variety of cat is top of cute list. They are a breed of cat that is larger than some other breeds and have long fluffy fur. Ragdolls are particular good for people with young children as they have an incredible sweet temperament. They love being cuddled and carried around and they are named Ragdoll as they have a tendency to flop in your arms once you pick them up.
Sphynx – if having an animal that quite freely sheds its fur if putting you off from having a cat in your home then you could take a look at the Sphynx breed. These cats are virtually hairless. As they do not have any of the natural protection that a fur coat would bring these cats are best kept as indoor pets and you need to make sure that you provide them with the opportunity to warm themselves fur if putting you off from having a cat in your home then you could take a look at the Sphynx breed. These cats are virtually hairless. As they do not have any of the natural protection that a fur coat would bring these cats are best kept as indoor pets and you need to make sure that you provide them with the opportunity to warm themselves during the colder weather such as blankets, warming pads, beds located nearer to heat sources such as radiators. They also need to have regular baths to help keep their skin in good condition.