Top 9 Best Cats for Kids!

So, are you thinking of getting a pet cat for your children? If your answer is yes, then you need to read this article before you decide on which cat breed you are going to get.

Catster has gathered a list of cat breeds that will get along great with children. The temperament and personalities of each of these cats will definitely be loved by your kids.

Pay close attention to number 9. This is one we here at The Best Cat Page came up with!


1. Abyssinian

Abyssinian cats are known to be friendly and sociable. They are also have a history of playing with kids.


2. American Shorthair

These cats are ideal for kids because they are energetic just like kids are. They can also be very cheerful and sociable cats.


3. Birman

If you want a more relaxed cat breed, Birman cats are the way to go. They also adjust well to the people around them as well as their environment.


4. Burmese

Burmese cats love hanging around with people in general. They are also very gentle when in the company of kids.


5. Maine Coon

Maine Coon cats are popular for their natural social skills and patience levels with children. However, it should be stated that their fur needs to be brushed every day.


6. Manx

Manx cats are also ideal for kids because they are very friendly and love being the center of attention.


7. Persian

Persian cats are some of the most famous pets in the world. Although these cats require daily grooming, they are very social and lovable.


8. Ragdoll

Ragdolls got their names because they go limp when they get picked up by their owners. They are known as some of the most gentle, patient and laid back cats ever!



Enough about breeds. Most rescue cats know they have been rescued and in return, are willing to show their love and gratitude to the humans who saved or rescued them for the rest of their lives. This means they are lovable, patient, humble and loyal.

Of course, the only real way to see how a cat will behave with your human child is to be able to watch them interacting with each other before you adopt, (or buy, whatever the case may be.) We here at The Best Cat Page sincerely hope you will first consider the latter of the two options!