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Norwegian forest

  • Between Children – 5/10
  • Intelligence – 6/10
  • Mobility – 7/10
  • Maintenance Need – 7/10
  • Acting – 6/10
  • Trainability – 6/10

Norwegian Forest cats with a gentle temperament do not demand special attention from you, even though they form solid bonds with people. An ideal companion for those who are not at home during the day.


Norwegian Forest cats are also known as “Norwegian Forest Cats”. The origin of this cat breed, which takes its name from Norway, its natural environment, dates back hundreds or even thousands of years. Norwegian Forest cats, known as the cats that pull the car of Freya, one of the Nordic gods, are likely to be the ancestor of the Ankara Cat.

Which is thought to spread around the world by the Vikings Norwegian Forest breed, first it came to Turkey during the Byzantine period. Norwegian forest cats, introduced to Europe and Russia in the same period, were given as gifts among the nobility for many years.

Norwegian Forest Cats, which are very popular among the public except for the nobility, were fed in the fields and warehouses thanks to their natural hunting skills. This breed has made its mark among the special cat breeds of Europe protected since 1977.

Weight – Dimensions

With a weight of up to 10 kilograms, Norwegian Forest Cats are a very large breed. In this race, which continues its development until the age of five, females remain smaller than males.


Norwegian Forest cats live on average between 12 and 16 years.


Norwegian Forest race, which has the ability to connect to the environment in which it lives in a short time and to establish a strong connection with its owners, does not demand special and continuous attention despite these features. Although he gets used to the people he lives with, he may not be so warm to the guests coming home.

In addition to not wanting a special commitment, it is an ideal cat especially for working people thanks to its self-amusement feature if there is no person to be with him at home.

Norwegian Forest breed is not too loud. Very rarely, it meows when the stomach is hungry. Apart from this, it can be seen that it rarely meows when it wants attention.

Keeping its athletic structure from its origins, the Norwegian Forest enjoys climbing in the house. Thanks to the fact that they also have a waterproof coat, they can do everything without fear.


You need to comb the Norwegian Forest Cat twice a week. In this breed, which has feathers very prone to being knotted, if you encounter knotted feathers, you have to open them gently, otherwise, you can hurt your cat.

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