ARIES (Mar21 - Apr 20)
Aries cats are always on the prowl. They are exceptional mousers because they are conquering tigers at heart. They are focused on protecting their territory and their possessions (you included...) so make sure that they feel comfortable with overnight guests.
Aries Pet Archetype: Rin Tin Tin
Apt Names for Aries Cats: General, Rambo, Patton, Tiger
TAURUS (Apr 21 - May 21)
Taurean cats risk becoming overweight because they really enjoy a good meal (and even a not so good one) and generally hate exercising. They are purring pals to the end. Simple pleasures are the best, especially lazing around a warm fireplace.
Taurus Pet Archetype: Murray from Mad About You
Apt Names for Taurus Cats: A simple name like Fred or Stella
GEMINI (May 22 - Jun 21)
They don’t stop meowing. Gemini cats are chatterboxes, just like their human counterparts. They may be slightly more nervous than most other cats but that’s because they are a bit smarter too. They love to watch tv or video games, but they are not especially good with the controls.
Gemini Pet Archetype: The Tazmanian Devil
Apt Names for Gemini Cats: Meowser, Purrly, Mr. Jitters
CANCER (Jun 22 - Jul 23)
Cancer cats may look like they are resting but they will always have one protecting eye focused on you. They are very mothering. They need their own special spot in the bedroom and in the family room and can usually be found in one of those two places. Give them lots of love and attention or they will pout.
Cancer Pet Archetype: Nurse from Peter Pan
Apt Names for Cancer Cats: Fluffy, Cuddles
LEO (Jul 24 - Aug 23)
Leo cats are the king of beasts and with good reason; They love to be admired and stroked. They can be seen strutting their stuff around the house looking for a compliment or a hug. Don’t ignore them - they’ll become sulky and will wander off to seek admiration elsewhere.
Leo Pet Archetype: Morris the Cat
Apt Names for Leo Dogs: Rex, King, Queenie
VIRGO (Aug 24 - Sep 23)
Virgo cats are very very clean. Their litter boxes look like a Japanese meditation garden. They never spill their food and actually love to be bathed. Where are all their hairballs?? Neatly arranged, out of sight, under the bed. They are one of the most loyal cats around.
Virgo Pet Archetype: Tidy Cat
Apt Names for Virgo Cats: Doc, Trusty, Felix Unger
LIBRA (Sep 24 - Oct 23)
Libra cats are real charmers and have winning personalities. They love to fool around and have loads of friends from all around town. These are the cats who like to travel and wrestle around. They tend to get into mischief.
Libra Pet Archetype: Mickey Mouse
Apt Names for Libra Cats: Charmer, Dapper, Pal
SCORPIO (Oct 24 - Nov 22)
Scorpio cats quietly bury their catnip or string in secretive places (like in the back of your closet...) and will hide there to keep an eye on things. They are pragmatists who will be nicest to the ones who feed them. They are not especially good around children but will protect them in a pinch.
Scorpio Pet Archetype: Wile E. Coyote
Apt Names for Scorpio Cats: Mephisto, Gekko, Sleuth
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 - Dec 22)
Sag cats love to roam around the house and explore. If you happen to leave the door open, they will happily explore the neighborhood. Expect them to miss the litter box on occasion; hey, they don’t mind the mess, why should you?
Sagittarius Pet Archetype: Bugs Bunny
Apt Names for Sagittarius Cats: Lucky, Hairball, Hairy
CAPRICORN (Dec 23 - Jan 20)
Capricorn cats are quiet and a little shy. That’s because they really don’t have that much self confidence and need loads of love and attention to bring them out of their shells. They are intensely loyal and long time companions as long as you treat them nicely.
Capricorn Pet Archetype: Lassie
Apt Names for Capricorn Cats: Buster, Mr. T.
AQUARIUS (Jan 21 - Feb 19)
Aquarian cats are curious and just plain eccentric and they like it that way. They may be unusual looking or behave strangely for a cat (like loving to play 'fetch'). They are interested in anything and everything which means that they can get into all sorts of trouble if left unsupervised.
Aquarius Pet Archetype: ALF
Apt Names for Aquarius Cats: Astro, Spacey
PISCES (Feb 20 - Mar 20)
Piscean cats are dreamers who like nothing better than to chase after shadows and insects. They are truly happy cubs and are expert lickers. They adore children and will gravitate to anyone who feeds them treats. Keep them well groomed and they will thrive.
Pisces Pet Archetype: Felix the Cat
Apt Names for Pisces Cats: Dreamer, Paws