Top Cat Breeds That Do Well With Children 

Mixed breed cats often have great temperaments for families. Look for an outgoing, active personality.

Mixed Breed

Known for being docile, gentle, and loving. Ragdolls are larger cats that enjoy being held.


Maine Coons are adaptable, family-oriented cats that are playful, loyal, and patient with children.

Maine Coo

Abyssinians are energetic, intelligent cats that love interactive play and form strong bonds.


Bombay cats love being around people. They tend to be calm, friendly cats that enjoy attention.


Turkish Vans are highly social, playful, and active. They love the company of considerate kids.

Turkish Van

Tonkinese are outgoing, affectionate, and gentle. They get along well with respectful children.


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