Not sure which cat breed is best for you?
Use OPTIMUM's cat breed selector to find the perfect cat breed to suit your lifestyle.

For how long would your cat be alone each day?

Why are we asking this?

Some cats are very social and really enjoy human companionship.

Would you like your cat to live mostly…

Why are we asking this?

Some cats are more suited to an indoor environment than others.

Will your cat need to share the house with other cats or dogs?

Why are we asking this?

Some cats respond better than others to sharing their home with other pets

How energetic should your cat be?

Why are we asking this?

Obviously it would be best to try and match the level of the cat's activity with your own. On the other hand, you might want a more energetic cat that will play.

Would you prefer your cats physique to be

Why are we asking this?

Some breeds are particularly noted for their physical size and weight.

What coat length would you prefer

Why are we asking this?

Some cats require more maintenance to keep them looking at their best. You may be after a hairless cat because of an allergy.

How much grooming would your cat receive each week?

Why are we asking this?

What type of cat would you prefer?

Why are we asking this?

Is coat colour important when choosing a cat. If so, what colour are you looking for?

Why are we asking this?

Many breeds come in a variety of coat colours

Do you want a ‘talkative’ cat?

Why are we asking this?

Some breeds are noted for being vocal, and can have very loud voices



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