Norwegian Forest Cat


Norwegian cat is very intelligent. It attaches to the owner and his house. He can live with other pets. However, the long years spent in the wild taught him wariness of strangers. Young likes to have fun, provided that no one not forced to do anything. Similarly, the caresses, which should not take too long. The cat has maintained strong predatory instincts, it is a great hunter, and often hunts. Norwegian Forest cat occurs in almost all known color varieties. There are no colors in the markings characteristic syjamów, chocolate and lilac. Eye color compatible with the color of the fur. Norwegian cat fur has barely pill. Just brush them once a week, only during molting often. The best is for him the meat diet varied from time to time fish. The cat Norwegian forest cat is a big, strong construction, belongs to the longhaired cats. His hind legs are longer than the front, which allows for great agility and facilitates jumps. It has two types of hair - long hair bony surfaces and shorter, fluffy undercoat. It covers the almost impossible soaking fur. A characteristic feature of the Norwegian cats is ruff around the neck and "trousers" on the hind legs. Complementing the "wild" appearance are "tufki" at the top of the ears (like lynx) - the same ears are hidden by hair. The head has the shape of an equilateral triangle with a straight profile. Adult males reach 6-9 kg, females about 5-6 kg. The origin of the breed in areas of Scandinavia is not exactly defined. One theory is that the ancestors of these cats were brought by the crusaders; another, that by the Vikings from the British Isles. In the 70s of the twentieth century, the breed has received a model and has been recognized by the FIFe.