10 of the Best Cat Breeds for Dogs

Friendly Felines for Fido

Who says dogs and cats can’t get along?

If you’re thinking of creating a multi-pet household to please both the dog and cat lovers in the family, then at least take some preventive fur-flying measures and get a cat that’s well-suited for your canine family member.

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best dog-friendly cats for you (and Fido) to consider.

Abyssinian Cats
  • Abyssinian Cats
  • American Shorthair Cats
  • Birman Cats
  • Bombay Cats
  • Japanese Bobtail Cats
  • Maine Coon Cats
  • Norwegian Forest Cats
  • Ragdoll Cats
  • Siberian Cats
  • Tonkinese Cats

1. Abyssinian Cats

Abyssinians are lively and expressive cats, and although not lap cats, they are affectionate. Known for their curiosity, playfulness and need to explore their surroundings, Abyssinians like to participate in the activities taking place around them — even if that includes the family dog.