International Cat Day takes place annually on 8 August, with people around the globe celebrating everything they love about their feline friends
But have you ever wondered if certain breeds of cat are friendlier than others? These are the 10 friendliest cat breeds, according to pet food company Purina.
Abyssinian cats are joyful, intelligent and friendly and will always stay within petting distance of their owner (Photo: Shutterstock)
Ragdolls love plenty of cuddles and are recognised as one of the friendliest cat breeds. They love to spend time with their owner and will even follow them around (Photo: Shutterstock)
Persian cats love to sit on your lap and have a cuddle, and are a very relaxed and friendly cat breed (Photo: Shutterstock)
Burmese cats love attention and like to be around their owner. They are one of the most affectionate cat breeds and love to have cuddles. They’re also great around kids (Photo: Shutterstock)