As a cat owner(or servant to cats), you do your best to take care of your furry feline sidekick… and we all hope that our cats have strong longevity genes. But how long do cats live on average? Most research has shown that on average, healthy, indoor/non-feral cats, live an average of eleven to sixteen years. And many live much longer. The American Shorthair– or your typical common house cat is among the longest living“breeds,” which makes your typical shelter cat a great choice when considering adding a new furry family member to your home. You’ll get a great cat and help reduce pet homelessness.
Himalayan Cats live over 15 years on average
EUROPEAN SHORTHAIR (CELTIC) CAT
European Shorthair (Celtic) Cats live 15-22 years on average
RUSSIAN BLUE CAT
Russian Blue Cats live 15-20 years on average
AMERICAN SHORTHAIR CAT
American Shorthair Cats live 15-20 years on average
Siamese Cats live 15-20 years on average
AMERICAN CURL CAT
American Curl Cats live over 15 years on average
Burmese cats live 16-18 years on average
Bombay cats live over 15-20 years on average
Persian cats live over 15 years on average
Balinese cats live 18-22 years on average
JAPANESE BOBTAIL CAT
Japanese Bobtail's live 15-18 years on average
Nebelung cats live on average 15-18 years
As always, consider adoption first. Amazing services like Petfinder.com can help you find the purrfect cat. When I was looking for a laid-back companion for my shy cat, I used Petfinder to find a ragdoll mix. He is absolutely stunning and has been a blessing to our family for the past fourteen years.
Balinese 18-22 years
European(Celtic) Shorthair 15-22 years
Siamese 15-20 years
Russian Blue– 15-20 years
Bombay 15-20 years
American Shorthair 15-20 years
Burmese 16-18 years
Nebelung 15-18 years
Japanese Bobtail 15-18 years
Himalayan 15+ years
Persian 15+ years
American Curl 15+ years
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