Some cats can refuse to socialise with other pets, particularly other kitties.
Cats are naturally solitary animals, meaning you should consider social, even-tempered, non-territorial and adaptable breeds for multiple kitty homes.
But what are the breeds that get on best with other cats?
Below, Vicki Jo Harrison, the president of the International Cat Association (TICA), guides us through the best cat breeds for multi-cat households.
Fiercely loyal and highly people-oriented, Abyssinians are referred to as the cat of the dog world.
“They are generally great with children, dogs, and other cats,” Harrison told Newsweek.
“They show a lively interest in their surroundings and are famous for their playful and curious disposition.”