Top Kid-Friendly Cat Breeds For Families 


Affectionate, laid-back and tolerant of handling, Ragdoll cats make ideal companions for kids.

Maine Coon

Gentle giants that enjoy human interaction, Maine Coon cats often become best friends with children.

Persian Cat

Persians have sweet, gentle personalities and lush coats for petting. They thrive in families.


Smart, energetic and playful, Abyssinians enjoy learning tricks and playing interactive games.

Bengal Cat

Bengals love playing games and learning tricks with kids who can match their energy.

Burmese Cat

Outgoing and affectionate lap cats, Burmese thrive on human interaction and get along well with kids.

Siamese Cat

Vocal and social, Siamese cats crave companionship and enjoy engaging with kids when properly introduced.

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