What are the main physical features of Norwegian forest cats

       Norwegian Forest cat, origin: Norway, because the ancestors lived in the forest, so it was named Norwegian Forest cat. Norway Forest cat belongs to medium and large cats, suitable for raising in the family spacious yard, can better let Norway Forest Cat activity play.

       Norwegian forest hair floats like silk. Hair on the ear can be as long as 3-4 inches long. In the neck is also thick and slender mane, which makes it look more beautiful and dignified. The length of cat’s hair varies, but the effect of keeping warm is remarkable. Their hind legs are slightly longer than their forelimbs, and they are also richly hairy, which makes them look like they’re wearing giant “knickerbockers.”. The cat’s tail is very thick at the part connecting the body, and the tail is also covered with rich and elegant hair.

       The body of Norwegian Forest cat is fat and large, especially the chest muscles are hard and compact, the limbs and body are very strong and powerful. Their faces are inverted triangular and their eyes are almond shaped. They are usually green and golden. Their noses are straight, they feel cool and moist when they are touched by their hands.

       The top of the cat’s ear belongs to medium to large, the ear tip is round, the bottom is wide, and the position of the ear is relatively low, hearing sensitivity, high alertness. The body length is medium, the muscles are strong and strong, the buttocks are higher than the shoulders, the thighs are muscular and the legs are strong. The coat is thick and double-layer, and the hair color is mostly black, white, blue, red, brown tiger spot, double color, black smoke color, Silver Tiger spot and so on. And there are as many as 50 Hair Colors recognized by the CFA. Norwegian Forest cat is elegant and beautiful. You will be deeply attracted by its temperament at the first sight.

The characteristics of Norwegian Forest Cat

       Norwegian Forest cat has two layers of fur. The outer layer is bright, waterproof and easy to dry. The inner layer is soft, fine and warm. The inner coat will fall off in summer. It is similar to the Maine cat in appearance, but in particular, it is an inverted equilateral triangle on the front, which is easy to distinguish from other large fur cats. High IQ, easy to train, like to be close to human beings.

       The character of Norwegian Forest Cat

       Norwegian Forest cat is introverted, independent, intelligent, alert and cautious. It likes to take risks and activities, and is good at catching and climbing trees and climbing rocks. It has the reputation of “capable Hunter”. Therefore, it is not suitable for long-term rearing indoors, and it is better to raise them in families with spacious courtyard and environment.

       Norwegian Forest cat is active and brave. It is almost the only cat that plunges down from a high place facing the ground without fear. Norwegian Forest Cat’s call is very strange. Short sentences are not ordinary “meow”, but bru. Long sentences are more like a mixture of songs, and the names of female and male cats are the same. Male cats are more intermittent, female cats are more coherent. Norwegian Forest cat is very smart, with a little training, it is as smart as a dog. Is a cat doctor who is often used as a pet therapy.

What do Norwegian forest cats eat

       Norwegian Forest cat, English Name: Norwegian Forest cat, origin: Norway. Norwegian Forest cat was the first to live in the forest. Because of the cold, its body hair is very thick in order to keep warm. If the owner does not take good care of the hair of Norwegian Forest cat, it is easy to knot and cause skin diseases. In addition to the importance of these care, Xiaobian would like to talk to you about what Norwegian forest cats eat.

       Norwegian Forest cat also has a nickname “capable Hunter”, so if the family keeps it, it needs a wide yard for its activities. If it is kept indoors all year round, it will make the cat lose its nature. What does Norwegian Forest cat eat? Because it can catch mice, it is carnivorous cats, and this cat’s favorite food is animal liver and so on. But if you eat too much, it will bring certain harm to the cat itself.

       As carnivorous cats, we should pay attention to what Norwegian forest cats eat in daily feeding. Besides meat, we should also give cat liver oil, high-fat food and raw fish to ensure the comprehensive nutrition and healthy growth of Norwegian Forest cat. As an imported cat, Norwegian Forest cat looks quite lovely, so that the owners who have had it pet it.

       Norwegian forest cats belong to the natural cat species. Their original living environment is relatively cold, which is a typical cat species that is not afraid of cold but afraid of heat. Therefore, if you keep it as a pet, the temperature at home should not be too high as far as possible, which is conducive to the health of cats. Norwegian forest cats also have certain genetic diseases. We should pay more attention to the love cats in the breeding process. We can also train them to become pet therapists. This is also a great practice.

Norwegian Forest cat breeding knowledge

       Norwegian forest cats are gradually known to all in their lives. Many cat lovers choose Norwegian forest cats not only because of their elegant appearance, but also because they are very gentle and smart. Norwegian forest cats are now the loyal pet companions of many families.

       First of all, the cat should be prepared for special utensils and food, and can not be changed at will. Because cats are very sensitive to the change of food and utensils, they even refuse to eat because of the change of utensils and food. Of course, after every meal, the owner should clean the utensils in time and disinfect them regularly. In addition, especially in the hot summer, it is best to eat the cat’s leftover food, easily rotten food out. If it is not bad food, in order to avoid waste, you can keep the food well and feed it to the cat next time when it is mixed with fresh food.

       Secondly, the daily diet time of Norwegian forest cats should be fixed and should not be changed at will. At the same time, cats don’t like to eat in noisy, bright environment. The host should choose a fresh and quiet place, so that it can eat normally and will not be affected by external factors.

       Third, in the process of raising cats, if they find bad habits such as urinating everywhere, picking food with claws or eating food out of the food plate, the owners should stop them in time, and immediately train them to correct this wrong behavior.

       Fourth, we should pay attention to keeping Norwegian Forest cat. It likes warm food, so we should keep the temperature of food at 30-40 ¡æ. Do not feed cold food or cold food to the cat, which is easy to lead to digestive dysfunction of the cat, suffering from gastrointestinal diseases, no significance to health.

       Finally, Norway Forest Cat body has thick hair, so in the hot summer, the owner should do a good job in cooling and heatstroke prevention work, to avoid the cat heatstroke. Although Norwegian Forest cat has many requirements for life, as long as the owner is careful and usually spends more time and energy on the cat, I believe it can grow happily and healthily without adding other troubles and troubles to its owner.

Purchasing Guide for healthy Norwegian forest cats

       There are some tips for buying Norwegian forest cats. You can see the cat’s current physical condition from the features of ears, eyes, hair and abdomen. Let’s have a look. If you plan to buy a Norwegian Forest cat, you can learn it now.

       1. Ears

       Cat ears should be clean and free of secretions. If the cat constantly scratched its ears or shook its head, it might have been infected with the ear scabies.

       2. Nose

       The tip of the cat’s nose should be cool and moist with the back of the hand. There is no nasal fluid or secretions around the nostrils.

       3. Eyes

       The eyes should be clear and bright, with no secretions from the corners of the eyes (except for Persian and Himalayan cats). The third eyelid should not be exposed at the corner of the eye (the third eyelid appears first in many cats).

       4. Anus

       It should be clean and free from diarrhea, and the surrounding hair should be clean and stain free.

       5. Abdomen

       The abdomen of the cat should be slightly round, and the ribs can not be touched by the hand. If the cat’s abdomen is enlarged, it may be a symptom of Ascaris infection or peritonitis.

       6. Hair

       The most obvious health indicators of young cats are reflected in the hair. The hair of healthy kittens should be glossy, fluffy and erect. If the hair of a kitten is disordered and lusterless, it means that the cat has been infected with the disease or has just been cured. It is better not to choose such a cat.

       When you want to buy or adopt a cat, you must pay attention to the above points. First of all, observe whether the cat’s body is symmetrical on the whole, whether the spirit and reaction are sensitive, whether the appearance has a wound, whether the fur is complete. When a good cat is held by hand, it will feel heavier than expected. In any case, a healthy cat is always the owner’s first choice. It is quite common to bring back a cat with an ear scabies or moldy. It costs a lot of money to complain that the cat will become sick and disgusted after taking it home. Moreover, the seller doesn’t know how many times it has seen on the Internet. The conclusion is that care and care are more important than luck.

Brief introduction of Norwegian Forest Cat

       The Norwegian Forest Cat lived in the forest of Norway at the earliest time. Later, it was domesticated and began to breed. It looks like a little lion, so it has another nickname called lion cat.

       The origin of Norwegian Forest Cat

       The cat’s ancestors inhabit in Norwegian forests, is a unique cat species in Scandinavia, its origin can be traced back to ancient times, often the protagonist of Nordic stories. If it is recorded that the angel of Thor wanted to take her to heaven, but she was too big to take away. It is also said that the goddess froya often travels in a car, which is pulled by two Norwegian forest cats. However, the cat’s name “Norwegian forest” has long revealed the mystery. They have indeed lived in the forest of northern Europe since ancient times, and the green environment is perhaps their most familiar hometown. In particular, the big and daring male cat, Abri, walked slowly and calmly, looking more like a wild animal born in this grassland than a pet cat at home. Later, it was believed that the cat in the myth was Norwegian Forest cat, which was endowed with such dramatic imagination, which made them more elegant and flexible under their beautiful and imposing appearance. Since the 1930s, breeders have improved the variety and participated in an exhibition in Oslo before World War II. Since the 1970s, people’s interest in the cat has been increasing, and Norwegians have protected it as a living monument to nature. So far, it has been accepted by almost all cat shows in Europe. It was not until 1930 that it was recognized as an independent variety.

       Purchase price of Norwegian Forest Cat

       The price of Norwegian Forest Cat in Shanghai is 7000-12000 pure breed and 3000-5000 ordinary forest cat. However, there are not many in China. You can go to a large pet store or kennel to consult.

How does Norwegian Forest Cat lose hair seriously?

       Norwegian Forest cat, as its name implies, is a kind of cat that grows in the forest. Due to the weather, Norwegian Forest cat will grow thick fur all over the body, so now the domesticated cats still keep the habit of changing their hair a lot during the season.

       If, the hair loss of Norwegian forest cats is due to skin diseases, allergies, malnutrition and other reasons. Then we should prescribe the medicine to the case. First, go to the pet hospital to cure the cat’s skin disease, strengthen the management of the cat’s life and diet, prepare nutritious and balanced food for the cat, and add more nutrients such as hygiene elements, minerals and protein to solve the feline’s hair loss.

       In addition, it is necessary to comb the hair of Norwegian Forest cat at least once a day to remove the hair that has fallen off or is unhealthy, so as to promote the healthy growth of new hair. At the same time, when combing the hair, you can massage the cat’s body properly, promote the blood circulation of the body, and strengthen the metabolism. The new hair is strong and healthy, and it is not easy to fall off.

       To solve the problem of feline hair loss, it is necessary to avoid frequent bathing. Because the surface layer of cat’s hair can secrete a layer of oil to protect the skin and hair health, if frequent bathing will easily destroy this layer of protection of the natural barrier, resulting in the cat’s fur directly exposed outside, more vulnerable to bacteria, disease damage, will also make the cat’s hair loss symptoms become serious.

       Therefore, according to the actual situation of the cat’s body, to choose the appropriate time to give the cat a bath. At the same time, the hair washing lotion and hair protecting agent used for the cat also need to be carefully selected. According to the texture and state of the cat’s hair, the appropriate care products can be selected. In order to achieve the purpose of cleaning, it can also effectively care for the health of the cat’s hair and help solve the problem of cat’s hair loss.

How did the popular Norwegian Forest cat come into being?

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       Norwegian Forest cat is very popular because of its rarity. Norwegian Forest cat is a unique breed in Scandinavia. It often appears in Nordic mythology as “goblin cat”. How did this very popular breed of cats come into being? ????

       In the ancient Norse mythology, there are two cats as gray as lions, dragging the chariot of Freya, the goddess of abundance and love, galloping into the sky. These two cats, very strong and huge, are very similar to the description of a modern Norwegian Forest cat. ???? ???? ??????

       Norwegian Forest cat, in the vernacular literal translation, is the cat that inhabits and survives in the Norwegian forest. It is a unique species of Scandinavian Peninsula. Its origin is unknown. It often appears in Nordic mythology as a goblin cat. The appearance of Norwegian Forest cat is similar to that of Maine cat, and is listed with Siberian forest cat (details). ??????

       The forest cat grows in a very cold and harsh environment, so it has thicker fur and stronger physique than other cats. Norwegian Forest cat is big and strong, running very fast, not afraid of the sun and rain, when walking, neck hair and tail hair elegant, very beautiful. However, the number of cats growing in the forest interior of Norway has been decreasing year by year, and there is a crisis of extinction. ???? ??????

       Since the 1930s, Norwegian purebred cat breeders began to pay attention to the legendary cat, and found that due to long-term crossbreeding, the number of pure bred long haired Norwegian forest cats has decreased. So they started planning for breeding. It is very difficult to find a fully pure and standard forest cat in the early stage, and the early breeding plan can be said to be stagnant. Thanks to the efforts of a group of dedicated breeders, Norwegian forest cats began to appear at the cat show in Oslo. ??????

       Since the 1970s, people’s interest in the cat has been increasing, and Norwegians have protected it as a living monument to nature. So far, it has been accepted by almost all cat shows in Europe. Until 1973, after years of hard work, forest cat was recognized as an independent breed in Fife, Paris, France. ??????

       Nowadays, Norwegian forest cats, which are widely raised by people, are very clingy. When it comes to the stickiness of Norwegian forest cats, we should start with their personalities. Norway Forest cats are not particularly adaptable. If they just change a new environment, they will show their introversion and do not dare to be close to their owners. However, when they become familiar with each other, their real nature will be revealed Generally speaking, Norwegian forest cats are not so clingy to their owners. They are quiet and will not disturb their owners too much. Therefore, it is suggested that they should be busy and have quiet friends to keep them. ????????

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Feeding requirements for Norwegian forest cats

       Norwegian forest cats like adventure and activity, and can catch good, good at climbing trees and rock climbing, has the reputation of “capable Hunter”. Therefore, it is not suitable for long-term rearing indoors, and it is better to raise them in families with spacious courtyard and environment.

       Conservation of Norwegian Forest Cat

       Cats like to grind their paws because they can have fun. For the sake of furniture at home, we’d better prepare a cat climbing frame for him. It seems that it’s natural for a cat to climb high. He likes to look down on the scene from a high place. Preparing a high perch for him will make him extremely excited. Make sure you take time to play games with your cat. This can not only improve the communication between you, but also exercise his body and enhance his self-confidence, which is also very important for the cat’s mental health. You can also develop some small acrobatics and train cats to do it. Of course, to reward him with food, he will feel a great sense of accomplishment when he finishes the task and gets the food. Goldfish and birds will always be involved in his eyes. It’s a very good toy, but the equality of all living beings is just a matter of seeing and touching.

       Feeding of Norwegian forest cats

       The food plate should be fixed and can not be replaced at will. Norwegian forest cats are very sensitive to the change of food plate and sometimes refuse to eat because of changing food plate. Keep the dishes clean. The bottom of the food plate can be padded with newspapers for cleaning. Each time the Norwegian Forest cat eats the leftover food to be poured out, or put away for the next feeding, mixed with fresh food, cooked and fed.

       Feed at a fixed time. Once the biological clock of Norwegian forest cats is formed, it is relatively fixed and should not be changed at will. Norwegian forest cats don’t like to eat in noisy and strong light places. If visitors visit, don’t let visitors see your Norwegian Forest cat when they are eating.

       Norwegian forest cats use claws to pick up food or carry food out of the food plate. Once this kind of phenomenon is found, we should immediately adjust and make it correct.

       Norwegian forest cats like warm food. Cold food and cold food are easy to cause digestive dysfunction. In general, the temperature of food should be 30 ~ 40 ¡æ. Although Norwegian forest cats don’t drink much water, they must have plenty of clean water. The water must be clear water, and change water every day.

Precautions for Norwegian Forest cat feeding

       Norwegian Forest cat is lively and active, suitable for raising in a spacious family. This cat’s stunt is climbing trees, so it is known as an able hunter. Raising Norwegian Forest cat doesn’t have to worry about it getting along with other animals in the family. It’s docile, let alone animals. Even children get along very well.

       First, Norwegian forest cats should be provided with special utensils and food, and can not be changed at will. Because cats are very sensitive to the change of food and utensils, they even refuse to eat because of the change of utensils and food. Of course, after every meal, the owner should clean the utensils in time and disinfect them regularly. In addition, especially in the hot summer, it is best to eat the cat’s leftover food, easily rotten food out. If it is not bad food, in order to avoid waste, you can keep the food well and feed it to the cat next time when it is mixed with fresh food.

       Secondly, the daily diet time of Norwegian forest cats should be fixed and should not be changed at will. At the same time, cats don’t like to eat in noisy, bright environment. The host should choose a fresh and quiet place, so that it can eat normally and will not be affected by external factors.

       Third, in the process of raising Norwegian lynx cats, if they find bad habits such as urinating everywhere, picking up food with claws or taking food out of the food plate, the owners should stop it in time, and immediately train them to correct this wrong behavior.

       Fourth, we should pay attention to keeping Norwegian Forest cat. It likes warm food, so we should keep the temperature of food at 30-40 ¡æ. Do not feed cold food or cold food to the cat, which is easy to lead to digestive dysfunction of the cat, suffering from gastrointestinal diseases, no significance to health.

       Norway Forest Cat body has thick hair, so in the hot summer, the owner should do a good job in cooling and heatstroke prevention work, to avoid cat heatstroke. Although Norwegian Forest cat has many requirements for life, as long as the owner is careful and spends more time and effort on the cat, I believe it can grow happily and healthily without adding other troubles and troubles to its owner.