Do you want to get a pet of impressive size? Or maybe you are just curious to know which cat breed is the largest? Well, you are in the right place, because today we will tell you about significant feline representatives, the dimensions of which are comparable to dogs!
Although it is customary to consider the lion the king of animals, in reality the largest cat in nature is tiger. The famous Amur tigers living in Russia reach 2.9 meters in length. True, unfortunately, today there are very few of these magnificent animals left.
In 2006, an animal with a curious name was registered in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest living cat. liger. This is a hybrid of a lion and a tigress, the weight of which can reach more than 400 kilograms, and the length is about 4 meters.
The largest breed of domestic cats is called savannah. The weight of these cute creatures can exceed 20 kilograms, and the height is 0.6 meters.
Siberian cat – a notorious breed, as the name implies, originating from snowy Siberia. The weight of these hardened beauties can reach 9 kilograms.
turkish van – one of the largest and concurrently the rarest breeds of domestic cats. This semi-long-haired large beauty weighs 9 kilograms and has a length of 1.2 meters.
Chartreuse – a cute short-haired feline, whose weight can reach 7 kilograms. In France, these muscular animals are called “dog-cat” (or, which is more familiar to our ears spoiled by American cartoons, “cat-dog”). And all because these cute creatures have remarkable intelligence: they respond to the name and can even learn to bring slippers to the owner!
Chausie – The weight of this crumb can reach 18 kilograms. Bred in the process of hybridization of the Abyssinian cat and wild reed cat.
ragdoll – the name of this charming creature is translated as “rag doll”. This is such a phlegmatic animal that it can be easily squeezed and laid in all sorts of poses. Shaggy handsome men weigh up to 9 kilograms.
american bobtail is considered one of the most unusual cats in the world because of the chopped off fluffy tail. The weight of this cute creature can exceed 7 kilograms.
Such are they, the largest cats – bright, non-standard, but at the same time very charming. Who knows, maybe after reading this article in the face (more precisely, the muzzle) of one of them you will find a devoted friend.