Breed Characteristics

three types of cats

Each cat breed has certain characteristics. Although every cat is unique, certain breeds tend to be more inquisitive, lively, placid, vocal, or gentle than others. Veterinarians, cat-fancy clubs, pet stores, and cat shows are good sources of information about the personalities of various breeds. When selecting a kitten, use similar criteria as selecting a dog. The kitten should be neither too shy nor too aggressive. A healthy kitten actively seeks affection from people. Cats are easily housebroken and fastidious, and they don't have to be walked. For these reasons, many apartment owners and condominium associations allow their residents to keep cats.

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Please note we are not a 24-hr staffed facility.

Missouri Valley Vet - Commerce Mixed Animal

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Missouri Valley Vet - Pinehurst Small Animal, including exotics

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Missouri Valley Vet - Mandan Small Animal

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed