Welcome to the Purina Cat Breed Selector

Whether you know the cat breeds you like or need a bit of guidance, we’re here to help pair you with your ideal four-legged friend.

If you already know the breed you want, find it in our Breed Library

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Finding the right breed for you

At Purina, we believe the bond between people and pets help create a better society. Owning a cat can mean a happy and fulfilling life together, but it’s your responsibility – for the sake of both you and your cat, to find the right one.

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Less questions, more accuracy

At Purina, we’ve brought together experts in every aspect of pet nutrition, health and behavior, ensuring we ask the right questions, to help you find the right cat for you.

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Pure-breeds and moggies

The vast majority of cats are ‘moggies’; a mix of pure-bred pedigree cats – often over many generations. This unknown lineage means moggies’ personalities are more defined by nurture than nature. Our Breed Selector specialises in pure-bred cat breeds for this reason.

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More choice and flexibility

We understand how the bond between people and pets differs for each owner; that’s why we'll show you which breeds are most suited to your answers, as well as those who might not be. Hopefully this tool can steer you in the right direction.

If you already know the breed you want, find it in our Breed Library

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Is this the right cat breed for you?

All cats have their own, unique personality, but some instincts and behaviours they’re born with. Try our breed selector and find out which cat breeds better match your preferences and lifestyle. If you and your cat enjoy similar things, you will be more likely to live a happy, fulfilling life together

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What to Consider next

Adoption

It can be incredibly fulfilling to adopt a cat from an animal shelter and offer them a second chance in life. There are many cats waiting for a loving forever home. Each cat has its own story and many have lost their first home through no fault of their own, and would love to become a part of yours. Reputable centres will be very careful about matching the right people with the right cats Staff will be also be happy to give you advice and answer any questions you might have.

Finding a good breeder

If your heart’s set on a pedigree cat, then your best bet is to find a reputable breeder. The main advantage of buying a pedigree kitten or cat is that you know fairly well what they will look like and how their personality is likely to develop.Contact your veterinarian for more information about infectious diseases, genetic predisposition or care needs of a cats, so you are fully prepared to welcome him into your home.

Welcoming your cat home

With your new cat or kitten due to arrive home any day, you’re bound to be very excited. In these last few days before their arrival, there are plenty of things to keep you busy until the day your new cat comes home. Click here for more information