The Toyger Cat is a medium sized, short coated cat breed that is said to have been originally bred in United States. Toyger Cat owners have really enjoyed their time with this feline companion and noted that they are affectionate, agile, and playful. Their personality and demeanor is what makes most owners incredibly happy to have them in their homes for their entire lifespan of 14 years! If you think this cat breed could be what you are looking for, please read on to learn more about them!

Body Characteristics

The Toyger Cat has been known for its medium size and this has been a deciding factor for many owners of this breed. Its build is best described as well-proportioned, sturdy, and hearty. Because the Toyger Cat breed is a medium sized cat breed it often weighs between 7 lbs to 15 lbs. This cat would fit well in a medium sized home! The Toyger Cat has a heritage with depth. The breeding of its pedigree has led to a fur coat (or lack-there-of) that is commonly described as well-kept, fuzzy, and soft. Their fur (or skin) may come in colors such as orange/tan background with dark stripes; which can make them very unique among their peers. The long length tail found in most of the Toyger Cat breed is believed to help the cat with balance, grace, and agility. Their medium sized eyes, that are common among the Toyger Cat breed, create a unique look that their owners find adorable.


When it comes to entering a new home, the Toyger Cat does not need much time to adjust. It should begin to act normal within a few days after a move, or when you first bring it to your home. The Toyger Cat really loves to make new human friends! It has no problem showing love and affection to everyone it meets! The Toyger Cat can not get enough interaction. Owners of this cat should expect to see it along their side most of the day! Bringing the Toyger Cat to a home with children will bring the animal great joy. This cat loves children and their playful actions! The Toyger Cat is perfect for owners who already have a dog or two. This cat gets along very well with canines! This cat breed lives to love. Owners can expect their Toyger Cat to show a lot of affection towards them. Toyger Cats are extremely playful. Owners can expect this cat to be ready to play at almost any moment in the day. The high energy level of the Toyger Cat breed makes them a very fun playmate for owners that love to play with their pets. Not many cats are as smart as this one. The Toyger Cat is one of the most intelligent cats in the world.


The Toyger Cat breed requires very little grooming. It may need assistance if it gets especially dirty, but on average the owner only needs to get involved in the grooming once a year to help maintain. The Toyger Cat breed sheds lightly. Extra cleaning will not be required, as the shedding will not be noticed if the owner already cleans their home regularly. Health issues do not occur very often in this cat breed. Owners are very pleased with how healthy, their Toyger Cat is. While many cat breeds do have some mild health issues, common ones for the Toyger Cat breed are Heart Murmer, Flat Chest, Feline Infectious Peritonitis, and Rolled Rib. The Toyger Cat breed may cause a reaction in those who have cat allergies. After the initial purchase price that ranges between $600 and $1800, owners should expect to pay around $1200 annually for the Toyger Cat’s needs.