The Tonkinese is sort of like the Travelling Wilburys of cats, being the amalgamation of two of everyone’s favorite breeds. As such, this breed retains only the best characteristics of their parts, being an intelligent, thoughtful, loving, and playful breed. Loving more to ride around atop your shoulder than by your side, this cat is one for close encounters. Also a friend to all, this breed will be sure to make an appearance any time you have company. Great with kids, pets, and strangers alike, this breed is known for being a complete mush. .