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FEATURED CAT: Norwegian Forest Cat   Cats

Started 2/5/18 by PennyCC; 1013 views.
PennyCC

From: PennyCC

2/5/18

FEATURED CAT: Norwegian Forest Cat

5 Feb 2018

Cats 101 Animal Planet - Norweigan Forest Cat ** High Quality **

Cats 101 Norweigan Forest Cat, High Quality from Animal planet (can also be found at Animalplanet.com)

The Norwegian Forest cat is a breed of domestic cat originating in Northern Europe. This natural breed is adapted to a very cold climate, with top coat of glossy, long, water-shedding hairs and a woolly undercoat for insulation. [Wikipedia]

Lifespan:  14-16 years
Size:     Females, 8-10 lbs; Males 12-17 lbs
Origin:  Europe

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PennyCC

From: PennyCC

2/5/18

10 Furry Facts About Norwegian Forest Cats

Norwegian Forest cats are known for their fluffy coats, large builds, and social dispositions. Here are a few other furry facts about the Scandinavian feline. 

1. THEY’RE WARRIOR CATS.

The breed's origins are a source of mystery. Norwegian Forest cats could be related to black-and-white short-haired cats from Great Britain, which the Vikings used as mousers on their ships. But they might also be descendants of long-haired cats brought to Scandinavia by the Crusaders.

These early relatives roamed Norway’s forests, breeding with feral felines and barn cats. Over the years, they evolved into the large, dense-coated animal we know and love today. 

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PennyCC

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2/5/18

Maine Coon vs Norwegian Forest Cat - What Are the Differences?

What Are the Differences Between Maine Coons and Norwegian Forest Cats? Maine Coon cats and Norwegian Forest cats look very similar, and some experts that be...

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PennyCC

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2/5/18

Difference between Maine Coon, Norwegian Forest Cat, and Siberian 

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2/5/18

James the Black Smoke Norwegian Forest Cat

James the Black Smoke Norwegian Forest Cat

Gaelspirit

From: Gaelspirit

2/6/18

Gorgeous cats!! Never saw one in person yet...hope to eventually. 

 

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