Siamese: Striking, social cat from Thailand. Lanky, vocal, distinct markings. Prone to dental, respiratory issues. Lifespan: 12-20 years.
Burmese cats: playful, social, adventurous. Predisposed to cranial deformities and glaucoma. Average lifespan 16-18 years.
Savannah cat: part serval & domestic mix. Needs exp. owners. Friendly yet bold. Unpredictable. Avg. lifespan 12-20 years.
Egyptian Mau: Elegant spotted cat, bonds with family, 12-15 year lifespan, prone to heart issues.
Ragdoll: Affectionate, follows humans, relaxes when held ("ragdoll"), prone to bladder stones, heart issues. Avg. lifespan 15+ years.
Balinese, derived from Siamese mutation, shares traits: friendly, energetic, chatty. Longhaired, engaged in home, 12-20 year lifespan.
Russian Blue: Quiet, affectionate but independent cat. Enjoys sun and heights. Prone to bladder stones, eye issues. Lives 15-20 years.
Bombay: Mini panther look, affectionate, playful, lap lovers. Prone to resp. issues, heart disease. Avg. lifespan 12-16 yrs.
Am. Shorthair: Kid-friendly, playful, low-maintenance. Enjoy solo play, socialize well. Healthy, prone to heart issues. 15-20 yr lifespan.
Sphynx cats are high-maintenance: need warmth, regular baths; prone to health issues; live 10-15 years on average.