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Norwegian Forest Cat

The Norwegian Forest Cat is an aboriginal Scandinavian cat breed. Its origin is not known for certain, but according to legend, it was such big fluffy cats that were harnessed to the chariot of the Norse goddess of love and fertility. The ancient sagas contain references to huge fluffy troll cats that could climb a sheer cliff.

Experimental breed Norwegian Forest was registered in the thirties of the last century. Norwegian felinologists have achieved official recognition of the breed in the eighties, and now this breed is one of the most popular in Scandinavia, gradually the Norwegian cat is winning new fans in Europe and America.

The Norwegian cat looks like a lynx, on the tips of large ears there may even be lynx tassels. This is a large, strong animal with a slightly extended body and a very long tail. Their eyes are wide open and almond-shaped, the outer corners slightly raised. The color of the eyes is in harmony with the coat color, usually greenish yellow.

For cats of this breed there is no standard describing coat color, but strict quality requirements are strict. The coat should be of medium length, water-repellent, with a thick, soft undercoat. Muzzle of a cat is decorated with a fluffy triangular beard. The Norwegian Forest Cat can weigh up to 8 kilograms, the cats are somewhat smaller, but thanks to the fluffy hair, the animals of this breed seem huge. Cats of this breed usually give birth without problems and give healthy strong offspring. Norwegian forest kittens grow long, up to four years.

The Norwegian Forest Cat is very freedom-loving and inquisitive, she hunts with pleasure and loves climbing trees very much. It descends from a tree like a squirrel – moving in a spiral upside down. Her wild beauty conquers and reminds us that this proud creature will not tolerate familiarity. At the same time, it is quite a pet, sincerely attached to the owners and loving human society.

The nature of these cats is calm and noble, they are absolutely not vindictive. The Norwegian cat is sociable, walking with pleasure along the street with the owner, watching his classes. Lives well with children and other animals. The ability to adapt to different conditions of existence allows you to adapt to life in a city apartment, but the owners must provide for a place where the cat can climb and climb.

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