For the third year in a row, the Exotic cat has been named as America's most popular registered cat, knocking the Persian off the podium again after 31 years as the reigning No. 1 breed.
Easygoing and loving, ragdoll cats get their name from their tendency to relax and go limp in one’s arms when picked up.
It is believed that the Romans brought the British shorthair to England during the first century, at which time the breed co-existed and bred with wild cats native to England.
Persian cats are not only the most popular breed of cats, they’ve also been around the longest.
One of the oldest natural breeds in North America, Maine Coon cats are known for their intelligence and playfulness, as well as their size.