Is your favorite feline people friendly? Does he relate well to other cats? Is he aloof or is he gregarious? Does he pay attention to every word you speak or does he just ignore you? Is he leader of the pack or is he laid back? Maybe your cat's purrsonality was determined by the sign he was born under...
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
Dominant Traits: Adventure, Ambition, Assertion
The Aries cat is full of energy and often greets you with enthusiasm. The Aries cat is a loving creature with a sweet disposition and is seldom aloof. The assertive nature of an Aries cat requires that you be gentle, compassionate and fun loving. In the wild, the Aries cat would either be the leader of the pride or second in charge to a Leo cat. Always treat your Aries cat as an equal and never raise your voice or speak down to him --his ego will definitely be bruised.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Dominant Traits: Stubborness, Intelligence, Reliability
The Taurus cat tends to be calm and predictable in his behavior. Being around a Taurus cat can lower your blood pressure, cure you of migraine headaches and add years to your life. Taurus cats radiate peace and contentment and make the perfect companions for seniors and for persons troubled by illness or bouts of depression. The Taurus cat loves to curl up in your lap while you're reading and loves to snuggle under the covers at bedtime. Taurus cats thrive in an atmosphere that is familiar and built on routine.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
Dominant Traits: Alertness, Intelligence, People Friendliness
The Gemini cat is a born explorer --if there is a way out of your house, he will find it. Gemini cats never outgrow kittenhood. They can be friends with dogs and love the companionship of other cats. The Gemini cat is a natural show stopper who performs for the reaction he gets from you. The Gemini's need to be free can put him at odds with domesticity, and he hates to be restrained. Thus, basic tasks like baths and nail clipping may result in a showdown. His intelligent nature will allow you to prevail provided you supplement the experience with his favorite treat and loving praise.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
Dominant Traits: Sensitivity, Moodiness, Maternal/Paternal Instincts
Cancer cats are instinctively gentle with children and the elderly. They are sensitive cats and respond to gentle stroking and tender loving care --they love being pampered. But don't roughhouse with your Cancer cat or you might find yourself being hissed at or worse. A Cancer cat is shy and can be moody. Sometimes he'll act like a loner, and sometimes he'll want to be one of the gang. Cancer cats have excellent memories and, if treated badly, will not soon forgive or forget.
Leo (July 23 - August 22)
Dominant Traits: Pride, Confidence, Affection
Leo cats are born entertainers. They will charm company, wrappng themselves around a favorite person's leg before leaping into their arms without warning. Leos are jealous by nature, and they do not like to be in a household full of other animals competing for your attention. Although confident, a Leo cat is proud and easily embarassed --don't let him catch you laughing out loud if he amuses you with his antics. You must always be mindful of your Leo's fragile feelings.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
Dominant Traits: Sensuousness, Shyness, Empathy
Virgo cats love to serve others and realize that through giving they receive their highest reward. Virgo cats make wonderful companions for the blind and hearing impaired --they intuitively understand what is needed and are happy to oblige. Virgo cats ares very finicky about their food and will react negatively to any sudden changes in their diet. Harsh smells such as air fresheners, cleaning chemicals, etc. often bother them. Virgo cats love to relax. Their favorite spot is often a sunny windowsill where they can watch the birds.
Libra (September 23 - October 22)
Dominant Traits: Pushiness, Charm, Intelligence
A Libra cat cherishes his family so intensely that he may pace and cry at the door while you are out. He will adjust himself to your schedule and expect you to arrive home at the same time each evening. You should be aware of your Libra cat's sensitive nature and not cause him unnecessary worry. Libra cats have a heart of gold and will turn even a non-cat person into an instant ally although they can be a little pushy with guests at times. Libra cats have a good appetite and will eat anything.
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
Dominant Traits: Strength, Intuition, Passion
The Scorpio cat is resourceful and intelligent and has the ability to "see right through you." Scorpio cats have the gift of empathy and can read your emotions. They will sense when you want their companionship and know when you'd prefer to be left alone. Sometimes a Scorpio cat will take on the weight of the world, and he will often adopt your moods. Scorpio cats like to crawl around inside of objects such as boxes, cabinets, etc. They are born hunters and love to be outdoors.
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Dominant Traits: Cheerfulness, Playfulness, Adventure
The Sagittarius cat will hold his tail high in the face of evil and find good in every aspect of life. Though cats are born hunters, Sagittarius cats will innocently watch a bird or mouse go about its business without ever attempting to pounce. The Sagittarius cat loves to chew and often on things that are dangerous such as plastic bags, electrical wires, yarn, plants, etc. --so make sure his environment is safe. The Sagittarius cat hates to be alone and is unhappy being the only kitty in the house --he'll be thrilled if you adopt a companion kitty for him.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
Dominant Traits: Ambition, Intelligence, Loyalty
The Capricorn cat is unpredictable --shy one minute and aggressive the next. Capricorn cats have a strong maternal/paternal side, viewing all the world's inhabitants as their "children." They enjoy doing things out of the ordinary such as sleeping in the bathtub on hot days or drinking water straight from the faucet. Capricorn cats are often frightened by things that most cats are not afraid of such as shadows on the wall, the dark, or high places. They feel secure sleeping under the bed or tucked behind shoes in the closet.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
Dominant Traits: Aloofness, Integrity, Adaptability
Aquarius cats are easily bored and love change. If permitted, they will spend hours exploring nature. Deep down inside, Aquarius cats are tomboys --regardless of gender-- and love anything that requires them to run around. They love to climb. Aquarius cats are smart, reliable and good natured. They do not usually display their emotions and will not sulk or complain unless truly bothered by something. While the Aquarius cat dearly loves his family, at heart he is a loner.
Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
Dominant Traits: Compassion, Psychic Ability, Creativity
The Pisces cat is sensitive and has the ability to see inside the souls of others. Pisces cats are kind, gentle, understanding and aware and can adjust themselves to almost any situation. Your Pisces cat can often be seen sitting at your feet, wrapping around your legs, gazing into your eyes and "speaking" to you with an understanding cat sigh. He will often mirror your emotions. The Pisces cat enjoys soft music. He also enjoys being near flowing water and can often be found sleeping in the bathtub on hot days.