Pets have always been a very good companion for kids. One of the most playful and affectionate pet is a cat. It teaches your children basic manners like patience and respect. How much does a cat cost? In 2019, the average price for a cat is 263 euros in Belgium and it costs about 35.7 euros/month which includes food, vet, toys, and litter. Such a little price is giving your child a companion and a friend. It’s a good deal. Right? Owning a cat lowers your stress level and cats don’t need as much effort as dogs and other pets. I am going to tell you the best cat breeds.
BEST CAT BREEDS:
3. Main Coon
5. Rag doll
Abyssinians are known as ‘abys’. These cats are very active and playful. These cats love to play with kids and will provide your kids with a very good company. Such cats need little protection against bacterial and viral infections like panleukopenia, calicivirus, rhinotracheitis, and rabies, which are preventable through vaccination. These cats have an average age of 9-15 years. So it means that such cats offer 10-15 years of friendship to your children. The average cost of these cats lies between $500 to $1200. These cats love to play with toys. This cat breed is perfect for your younger
Burmese are very loyal cats and will keep you busy with their secret activities. These cats have some dog-like characteristics like they love to play fetch. These cats are very active and playful and entertaining. Burmese are people-oriented, and they will follow their owners from room to room. One characteristic that makes these cats unique from other cats is that they are very affectionate and love positive attention. Such cats cost between $500 and $1500. The price varies from place to place depending upon different factors. CFA analyzed its registration statistics and ranked the feline as its 34th most popular breed. So Burmese will be a very good friend of your children.
Main coons are one of the largest cat breeds among domestic cats. For this reason, they are known as ‘Gentle giants’. These cats easily adapt to busy family lifestyles and also they love to play with kids. It is an all-rounder cat breed. An interesting characteristic is that their bodies are covered with shaggy coats which drapes longer on the stomach and behind the legs (britches) but is shorter over the shoulders. The average price for the main coon is $1,000. They will be a good friend of your kids.
Manx is a bit special because it does not have a tail. Manxness” is a colloquial name given to the condition that results when the tailless gene shortens the spine too much. It can seriously damage the spinal cord and the nerves of a cat, causing a form of spina bifida. Surgical treatment can be beneficial, although this can have its welfare impacts. Manx cats with spina bifida are common. However, your kids can’t pull the tail or can do such other things. These cats love heights. So you should not be surprised when you see your Manx hanging on the door. Manx cats are so protective. They will not allow anyone to harm your kid.
Rag dolls are extremely relaxed cats. These cats are child-friendly and love to be picked up. They will just play with your kids for hours. These cats have some characteristics of dogs that’s why they are known as puppy cats. Developed by American breeder Ann Baker in the 1960s, they are best known for their obedient and equable temperament and affectionate nature. It is the best breed of cat for your young ones.
These cats show playful misbehavior, are very intelligent, and can be trained easily. These cats love to play with toys. They have a placid temperament which makes them perfect for kids. Siamese cats are great conversationalists and will talk to you, to each other, and other animals. Some also like to make noises (chirping) at their prey. They usually have blue eyes and have short hair. They are very beautiful and perfect for the kids.
The most common breed of domestic cats is Persian. These cats are very calm and relaxed. They love to play with toys and kids. They are known for being quiet and considering a Persian cat, you need to get it vaccinated these cats at eight weeks.