Donskoy are affectionate, intelligent, and easy-going. They demand lots of attention and interaction. The Donskoy also gets along well with other pets. It is now thought the same gene that causes degrees of hairlessness in the Donskoy also causes alterations in cat personality, making them calmer the less hair they have.

Breed Overview

  • Temperament: Playful, affectionate, loyal, social
  • Origin: Russia
  • Life Span: 12 - 15 years
  • Adaptability: Moderate
  • Affection Level: Moderate
  • Energylevel: Moderate
  • Child Friendliness: Moderate
  • Dog Friendliness: Moderate
  • Shedding Level: Low
  • Social Needs: High
  • Stranger Friendliness: High
  • Tendency To Vocalize: Low
  • Hypoallergenic: false
  • Weight: undefined lbs
  • Intelligence: Moderate

Disclaimer: While the characteristics mentioned here may frequently represent this breed, cats are individuals whose personalities and appearances will vary. Please consult the adoption organization for details on a specific pet.

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