Affectionate cats 2023: The 10 most loving and cuddly breeds of cat - including Persian and Sphynx
These types of cats love a snuggle or a cuddle and will make you feel so loved as a cat owner
Pet ownership has been soaring in the UK since the pandemic and if you are a keen-to-be pet parent, there are many animals to pick from - including cats.
Many people believe that cats are not as affectionate as dogs, but that can’t be further from the truth. They like attention from their owners and carers just as much as any pooch.
There are 40 breeds of cat in the UK, according to cat registration organisation Governing Council of Cat Fancy, so you may want to take a look at the best breed for you ahead of choosing your furry friend to cuddle and snuggle.
If you are an active person, looking to spend time outdoors, there are some specific breeds that need lots of play time and stimulation who could prove to be the perfect pet. But if you are looking for an independent cat who does not need fussing over - then we’ve got some more recommendations for you. Extra care should be taken by those who have allergies to choose hypoallergenic felines
And remember, all cats demand respect and that is key to cat ownership. A Nottingham Trent University research found that cats respond better to those who pick up on their subtle hints about likes and dislikes.
So, if you are considering becoming a first-time cat owner, here are 10 breeds of cats that are ideal for you: