Large Cat Breeds That Would Be the Purr-fect Addition to Your Home

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Maine Coon

Nicknamed "the dogs of the cat world," they're both family friendly and extremely intelligent and interactive, says Hodgson.

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Savannah

Perhaps the most photogenic cat on the list, the Savannah almost looks like a cross between a leopard and a tiger. Hodgson says that's one of their pros, along with being intelligent and energetic.

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Siberian

Siberians are very playful, they don't require much care, they're good with kids and other pets, affectionate, and love the outdoors," says Hodgson.

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Norwegian Forest Cat

Another family-friendly option is the Norwegian forest cat. This particular breed is known for being healthy, strong, and affectionate. Hodgson describes them as amiable, loyal, and outdoorsy.

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Ragdoll

There's so much more than meets the eye with Ragdoll cats. Hodgson says they're cuddly and playful, and kids just love them. Not to mention, they're also quiet and docile,

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Ragamuffin

If cats were humans, we'd select Ragamuffins as the social chairs. They're known for loving everyone in the family, but they can also make a mess. Prepare for some serious cleanup due to their shedding.

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Chausie

Outdoors lovers, we found the cat for you. Chausies will join you on the open road, and are both intelligent and athletic. Hodgson says these hybrid cats have plenty of energy,

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British Shorthair

If you don't want to run around with a Chausie, consider relaxing with a British shorthair. "This breed is calm and very easy going," says Hodgson. "They're suitable for a working individual because they don't require much attention.

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Turkish Van

"The Turkish Angora bonds very well with humans," says Hodgson. "They have a playful, strong personality and can be very playful."

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