Table 1: Breed and blood type in 357 cats evaluated as potential blood donors at two Italian university blood banks.

Breed (%)Type A 
(%)
Type B 
(%)
Type AB 
(%)

European domestic shorthair 195 (54.6)180 (92.3)10 (5.1)5 (2.6)
Maine Coon 75 (21)75 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Ragdoll 25 (7)17 (68)2 (8)6 (24)
Persian 8 (2.2)4 (50)1 (12.5)3 (37.5)
Sphynx7 (2.0)5 (71.4)2 (28.6)0 (0)
Norwegian forest cat 7 (2.0)7 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Birman7 (2.0)7 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Devon Rex6 (1.7)3 (50)3 (50)0 (0)
British shorthair6 (1.7)6 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Abyssinian6 (1.7)4 (66.7)2 (33.3)0 (0)
Chartreux5 (1.4)5 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Siberian3 (0.8)3 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Siamese 3 (0.8)3 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Exotic shorthair3 (0.8)3 (100)0 (0)0 (0)
Russian blue1 (0.3)1 (100)0 (0)0 (0)