These muscular, large cats can weigh up to 16 lbs. Males are substantially bigger.
Thick, water-resistant double coat with full ruff around the neck.
Curious, playful, energetic. Enjoy learning tricks and playing fetch.
Despite their size, Norwegian Forest cats are gentle, affectionate pets.
Do well as indoor only pets provided they get adequate exercise.
Heavy shedding in spring and fall. Need regular grooming.
Bred from cats brought to Norway by Vikings in ancient times.