Meet 11 Dumbest Cat Breeds

The American Shorthair will not usually show interest in her owners’ attempt to train her. Also, she has a hard time keeping her attention on one thing. This breed is laid-back and simply likes to relax!

American Shorthair

The British Shorthair is a couch potato cat, who will spend most of her time lying and doing nothing.   These cats are quite clumsy, and it takes forever to teach them a simple trick.

British Shorthair

A Birman cat doesn’t have a good memory, so, even if you teach this breed some commands, she is likely to forget them soon!  Another funny fact about this cat is that she might get stuck in weird places in your home.


It is not impossible to teach an Exotic Shorthair something, but you will have to be very patient, since she is so lazy and not interested in learning.

Exotic Shorthair

The Himalayan cat is hard to train, stubborn, and you will need to spend a fair amount of time teaching this cat some basic stuff,  such as the place of her litter box, food, what things not to climb on, what things not to scratch, etc.


Cat owners will have a hard time teaching Persian cat some tricks. This cat will like to observe you doing all sorts of activities, but will not bother to join you.

Persian Cat

Ragdoll is not a cat that will  listen to your commands. This cat is laid-back; so much  that it will not be able to detect  danger in many situations.


This cat will not show interest in your attempts to train her. The only exception might be if  the food reward is included!

Serengeti Cat

This is a type of cat perfect for  cuddling and companionship,  but is less successful in tricks  learning and in obedience training.

Scottish Fold

This cat is stubborn and will not be  so thrilled about her owner trying  to teach her how to do something. Somali is an independent cat that  likes to do things in her own way.


A Snowshoe is quite a clumsy  cat – if you are expecting a  professional climber and jumper,  you should skip this breed