Cats that thrive on attention are often eager to please in return for your affection. They may show their friendliness orally by purring and meowing or physically by curling up in your lap. Regardless, friendly cat breeds thrive on human companionship. They are genuinely happy, sweet beings.
Not ones to be shy, attention-seeking cats generally are playful, confident and spirited. They are good-natured, easygoing and devoted to their family. Sometimes talkative or clownlike, these cats thrive in active households and can readily adapt to different environments or situations.
Sometimes confused with high maintenance cats, notable breeds that crave your attention and affection include the Balinese-Javanese, Cornish Rex, Oriental, Siamese, and Singapura. However, because these breeds thrive on human interaction, they should not be left alone for long periods of time. Just like people, cats can develop separation anxiety, so consider getting your affectionate cat a playmate while you’re gone during the day.
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