Introduction to the breed characteristics of siberian cat

       Siberian forest cat is called siberian cat for short. The earliest written records related to the cat appeared in the 11th century. They are very common cats in Russian markets and Siberian countryside. The siberian cat lives in a country with harsh natural environment, so it is covered with long fur all over the body, even a thick fur collar around the neck. Their outer coat is hard, smooth and oily, and the bottom layer is thick and thick, which is able to resist the cold in Siberia.

       External features


       Very large and compact body, thick and heavy.


       4.5 to 9 kg.


       The head is medium in size, wide and triangular in shape, with a flat top, slightly bulging forehead, indistinct cheeks, and round snout. The head is more rounded than the Norwegian Forest cat.


       Moderately wide, with rounded ears. The hair on the back of the ear is short and the inner ear is long. The tip of a lynx is better. The eyes are large and nearly round. The distance is large. Tilt slightly.


       Traditionally, adult cats have green to yellow eyes, while Siberian cats have blue eyes. There was no correlation between eye color and coat color.


       The nose between the eyes is wide and close to the tip of the nose, becoming smaller and slightly curved.


       The chin is round. A long thick moustache pad.


       The neck is moderately long, round, thick and muscular. Compact and moderately long. The back is long and slightly raised. The chest is round. The bones are strong and muscular. The hind legs are slightly longer than the front legs. Heavy arms. The muscles are very developed.

       Palms of feet

       The claws are large and round with hairs between the toes. All but one toe are retractable.


       The tail is moderately long, the base is wide and covered with rich hair. Thick.


       Half to long, plush, greasy, waterproof, resistant to cold. Hard wool. The hair of abdomen is long, and the hair of shoulder and chest is short. The collar hair is long and rich. Rich undercoat.

       Coat color

       The traditional color is golden tiger.


       He is easy-going and charming.

       Living habits

       These big cats are quiet and powerful. They are also quite active. It’s very active. Despite his strong personality, he is very friendly to other cats. They are playful and have a good time with their children. Rich in feelings, very attached to the host. The voice is soft.

       Historical origin

       The recorded history shows that Siberian varieties have been around for at least a thousand years. The first to mention them is Harrison will’s book “our cats” and information about them, the earliest record of which was displayed in England in 1871. Siberian cats were first exported to other countries in 1990. He is a candidate for most breeders. Siberian cat with semi long hair and rich coat in winter. A shorter, less dense coat is allowed in summer.

       In 1987, the red and white striped female Mussa and male TIMA were purchased and brought to Berlin. Hans and bettischulz bred the first generation of Siberian cats in their newski cat house.

       Since 1991, siberian cat breeds have been established in France.

       It was recognized by Fife in 1887.

       In 1990, elizabethterrell introduced the first batch of cats to its own starpoint cat house in the United States. TICA recognized the variety and published its standard in 1998.

       Raising on July 28, 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Xuanye in Sochi. He expressed thanks for Japan’s gift of Akita dog and promised to give back a siberian cat.