Norwegian Forest

The Norwegian Forest Cat is a large cat with long hair and a noble bearing. They have an angular face, with large, piercing eyes and pointed ears. The gorgeous coat of the Norwegian Forest Cat gives it a mane like appearance, accentuated by it's long and fluffy tail. The Norwegian has a muscular and athletic build with broad feet and hair peeping out from between the toes. One thing to note about the Norwegian Forest is the fact they luurve companionship and don't like to be left alone for long periods of time.

Country of Origin

Can be any colour except Chocolate, Lilac or a Siamese pattern and may have white markings on their paws, chest, belly or face

No specific health problems
Life Span

10-12 years

The Norwegian Forest Cat is an intelligent cat who needs fun and stimulation each day.
Suitability (Children)

The Norwegian is a big cat with a big appetite to support their activity levels. Make sure to keep an eye on what they're eating and cut down if they're becoming overweight as your Norwegian can get a little greedy sometimes!

Feeding Cost
Hair Shed
No specific health problems
Grooming Requirements
Weekly grooming apart from shedding season when daily brushing is required.
The Norwegian Forest Cat is a breed steeped in myth and fairy tale. They are an old breed, unsurprisingly with their origins in Scandinavia. It is thought the Norwegian Forest Cat arose from a mix of the short haired cats that arrived with the vikings and the local, long haired cats suited to the harsh, cold climate! It took some time for these felines to spread across the world, but they are now loved across the globe.

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