The Norwegian Forest cat is a very friendly indoor cat. In the United States they are popularly known as “Wegies”. They can interact with people and other pets. They are demonstrative, intelligent, fun to be with and enjoy everyone’s company.
The Norwegian Forest cat is a very old breed from Norway. According to research they are built to match their environment for they are able to survive the long winter season of Norway. They change their coat according to the season.
They shed their downy undercoat that provides warmth during the winter in springtime. All through the summer, they usually prefer to lie at your side rather than cuddling in your lap.
The Norweigan Forest cat completes its development at five years, but every year their coats continue to grow in fullness. Their coats have extremely gorgeous long, smooth and heavy guard hairs covering a shorter thick undercoat. The Norwegian Forest cat’s head’s shape is that of an equilateral triangle and it usually has a very short muscled neck. Their neck is heavily tufted and their rear legs are longer than their front legs. Their ears are often pricked forward and their tails held uprigth.
Norwegian Forest cats are Mother Nature creation of masterpieces and truly eye-catching in every manner. They are blessed with the most gorgeous glowing, expressive eyes that will immediately capture your heart and attention. Their eye colors range from gold to deep, emerald green with a band of gold.
The Norwegian Forest cat is also an ideal playmate for young children. They are very sweet-natured and accommodating even to guests and will often show their appreciation by sitting on the guest’s lap. They are also said to be patient and have a natural curiosity and interest to its surroundings.
Norweigan Forest cats are excellent climbers and must be provided with a device or a replica of branch tree for exercise. They love high places and having a good look-out at their area.