Contrary to their appearance, the Ocicat is a gentle, loving breed. They are loyal pets, doting on their owner, though not demanding constant attention. Around strangers they retain their same bubbly personality, even engaging them in play. They are easily adaptable, great at socializing, and do not require much grooming at all, making for an all around easy cat to care for. They are quite smart, very curious, and are nimble, making them great at exploring, and mischievous. .