Norwegian Forest Cat

  • Size

    Large, with males weighing 10 to 16 pounds and females weighing 8 to 12 pounds
  • Coat

    Long, dense, glossy, smooth
  • Sheds

    Yes
  • Color

    White, black, blue, red, cream and silver, plus various patterns and shadings
  • Vocalization

    Moderate
  • Temperament

    Sweet, curious, intelligent

The Norwegian Forest Cat is gorgeous, having bright emerald green eyes, a long flowing, silky coat, full mane, and magnificent 12-inch tail. This people-oriented breed is gentle and loving, including to other animals. A hardy, healthy feline that is naturally curious and athletic, the Norwegian Forest Cat is patient and not stressed easily. This breed is slow maturing, reaching full growth in about five years.

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