The list at the end of this article shows cats that are especially active. There are calmer cats, like Persians, but also real bundles of energy like the Abyssinian, Bengal and the Savannah. They tear around all day long, are very curious and love discovering everything, even high bookshelves. Of course, older cats are not as active as younger cats. But there are differences depending on breed. The following cat breeds are known for being very active.