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NorwegianForest

Norwegian Forest

The breed originated as a natural outdoor hunter in the Norwegian forests who survived the harsh conditions. The appearance of this cat should reflect his natural heritage, and is a substantial but elegant semi-longhaired cat with an alert expression. The most important features are type and coat quality. Maturing slowly, full development of the cat can take up to four years to 6 years and kittens can take up to 6 months to develop guard hairs.