We know from studies that children who grow up with pets are greatly benefitted. They tend to be more caring and empathetic towards people and animals, and more outgoing, with better communication and social skills. The following are five cat breeds that are known to interact well with children, especially quiet kids who are less likely to need an active playmate.
Top 5 Calm Cats for Kids
There is a very simple explanation for how the Ragdoll got its name: When picked up, this breed goes limp, like a ragdoll. Soft voiced and gentle, the Ragdoll enjoys attention but will not demand it. All that is needed is a little “mouse fishing” before dinner, or a family walk around the neighborhood.