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Siberian cats

Siberian is a medium sized cat breed. This cat breed is recognized by most organizations, being accepted by Cat Fanciers Association in 2000. Any coat color of these cats is accepted in competitions. Siberian has its origins in Russia and is very appreciated for quiet and affectionate temperament.


Siberian cat breed is a very old but was not officially recognized only at the end of last century. This situation was due to the fact that the communist regime in Russia does not accept pet ownership. Records of a Siberian cat can be dated even in the thirteenth century. They say these cats patrolling alongside monks, monasteries, ancient walls. Today, many owners say their cats Siberian warn when approaching guests. The exact origin of Siberian cats can not be identified given the lack of documentation. Peasants kept these cats in the household to hunt vermin. With the massive urbanization of the population of Communist Russia, Siberia was used for hunting rodents in cities like St. Petersburg.

In the decades before the fall of the communist regime has increased the number of Siberian breeders. Initially, the cat was presented in competitions as a variation of existing breeds, breeders but were informed by officials at various exhibitions that Sieberiana was a race of its own. In 1989 the Federation was founded in the Soviet Union cat. One of the first priorities of the new institution was recognized breed Siberian cats. In Siberienele 90s were exported to Europe and the United States of America. Only in 2002 the first Siberian cats have arrived in Britain.




Siberian Cats are very agile and strong enough. They have a long and solid body with long legs and bushy tail.The most important traits in this breed are head shape and coat quality. The head is short and triangular. The nose is short, medium ears and eyes are large, almost round, green-yellow. Siberienele have a waterproof coat and dense, single race. The hair is medium length, shorter in the shoulder. Siberianele maximum shed twice a year. These cats shed in late winter and sometimes in late summer. Perhaps this second moulting takes place to prepare thick winter coat growth.


Siberianele cats are very intelligent, playful, affectionate and loyal. They like to spend more time outdoors and are quite independent. Does not require much attention, being fairly quiet and discreet. These cats can be taught to come when called. Using these cats for killing vermin hunters has made some excellent Siberian.


Siberian cats even need five years to reach maturity. Females are smaller than males. These cats hind legs are slightly longer than the front, with the longest jump Siberienele of breeds of cats. These cats seem to be fascinated by water and will play in the sink where water is left. Siberienele live, on average, 15 years old and weigh at maturity, 5 to 7 pounds. Siberian cats are classified as hypoallergenic and is an ideal choice for cat lovers who suffer from allergies. Family ties are very strong in Siberian cats. Even very careful father will care if he is allowed pups to the nest. In general, these cats are healthy, multiply quickly and are very good parents. Siberian cats require less coat grooming than other breeds with long hair. Siberienele were described as having the character of a dog, can attach to a person and loves to sit on your lap master.