Siberian cat

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  • Country: Russia
  • Origin: Natural
  • Scientific name: Felis catus
  • Weight: 4 - 7 kg
  • Colors: All colors
  • Coat: Long
  • Temperament: curious, intelligent, likes water
  • Health: generally healthy
  • Litter size: 4 - 6 puppies
  • Lifespan: 11 - 15 years
  • Other names: Siberian cat Siberian forest cat Siberian, Siberian Forest Cat, Moscow semi-longhair, Neva Masquerade
  • Price: 300 - 1000 Euro
Siberian cat

It is not known exactly when these cats have appeared in Russia, but is said to have been made first by noble because they were considered exotic cats. They mated with domestic cats of this area but also wild cats (Felis Silvestris).

Only some of the cats have adapted to the cold winters of Siberia and led to the propagation of the race. Cats survived and adapted fur environmental condition. This became impremeabila, to prevent moisture and cold to reach the skin.

Despite Siberienele are a local breed, not to mention only rarely breed in Russian books. Although their past is not fully known, it is believed that the Siberian breed is old existence for over 1000 years.

Siberian breed was registered in 1987 at the club Kotofei St. Petersburg. Only in 2000 it was accepted as a breed by CFA (Cat Fanciers Association).

The cat was first mentioned in a book by author Harrison Wier, there is information that Siberian breed was exhibited in England in 1871.

In 1990 the cat was first brought to the US. Despite its popularity, the breed is quite rare in the area.

Aspect Siberian cat

Siberienele have a personality similar to that of dogs and are very affectionate. These cats love the lord talk with them and will listen with interest to what they say.

Come quickly if they are yelling, whining very short, as it chirped. A Siberian will not ever run away to hide when he sees a stranger.

Unlike many breeds, Siberian is very curious strangers, that will welcome the door to examine closely.

Cats are intelligent and learn quickly how to get what they want. Another strange behavior of these cats is that they love to stick their favorite toys in the bowl with water.

Also, cats are active and enjoy the world to play with.

Behavior Siberian cat

Siberian cats are fond of amusement ebergice and always ready to play with anyone. I am fascinated by water, often see them "counting" tap water droplets or wet paws coming out of any pool.

Most cats are intelligent and very curious. Besides the fact that these cats have huge energy reserves these cats can also be mild and this makes them ideal for children. To see that gets along well with other animals, including dogs.

Siberian cat is hypoallergenic. It was found that people who were allergic to cats 1-2 Siberian cats without any problem. Most are caused by FElD1 elergiilor a saliva Components cat that is 30% compared to other cats.

Studies have shown that Siberian cat dander contains a quantity of FelD1.

If you plan to take a Siberian cat to safety 100% can go to someone who has one or if you want to have going to take a chicken is better parents can visit to see if you are allergic or not.

Features Siberian cat

Siberian is a medium sized cat breed.

This cat breed is recognized by most organizations, being accepted by the Cat Fanciers Association in 2000. Any color Fur these cats is accepted in competitions.

Siberian originated in Russia and is highly prized for quiet and affectionate temperament.

Diseases Siberian cat

There were no reports of health problems specific breed.

Pictures Siberian cat


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