The biggest cat breed
Choose your kitten and are interested in a breed of large domestic cats? Or maybe just want to know what domestic cat breeds are the biggest? Then you get to the right place. site “Murlo” laid down their rating of themselves big cats in the world, for which size and weight are several times greater than samie small breed dogs!
1. Cat breed Savannah
Among the biggest domestic cats are cats Savannah breed the F1 generation. This generation of the breed is produced by crossing large wild cats, African Servals with domestic cats or cats of the Savannah breed. Males of the breed Savannah can reach 20-pound weight, and height can grow up to 60 centimeters. Not taking into account the large size, this breed has a fairly quiet nature. Among other things, the breed is still one of the most expensive – depending on the class of the kitten is from 2.5 to 22 thousand dollars.
2. Cat breed Maine Coon
On the second place of our rating of the most abundant domestic cats is the Maine Coon. Unlike previous cats, Maine coons have a natural origin from North-Eastern America. Pure-bred males of this breed reach 15 kg (without weight of course), and the height can reach 41 cm. Interesting fact: in 2010, the cat, the Maine Coon is the name of Stewie got into the Guinness Book of world records as the longest cat in the world. Its length including the tail reaches as much as 123 inches.
3. Cat breed Cause
This cat breed has a wild origin, and the first records of it appear in Ancient Egypt. This breed possess a athletic body and a massive head. The cats Cause 20% more cats and can reach 40 inches in height and gain weight to 14 pounds. Because of this, they occupy the third place in our rating of the most abundant domestic cats in the world.
4. British Shorthair cats
Imagine a large plush toy is incredibly similar to live, this is how the British shorthaired cat. Powerful and compact body, covered with a dense short coat make these cats look incredibly similar to plush toys, which children adore. This “toy” breed ranks fourth among the largest cats in the world, which is not surprising, because the weight of males can reach 12 pounds.
5. The breed of Siberian cats
After reading the name of this breed is not difficult to guess about their origin. It is a native breed which was tamed by humans and were very popular, especially in Russia. Cats of this breed are heavier and more cats, and fifth place among the big cats of the world win not because of long voluminous wool, and with maximum weight up to 12 pounds. Although the average weight of the breed Siberian cat is only about 9 pounds.
6. Norwegian forest cat
As in the previous case, the origin of this breed do not have to guess. Their appearance the Norwegian forest cat is very similar to the cat breed Maine Coon, which is not surprising since according to the legend, his ancestors were brought to the Americas by sailors or Vikings. However, with all the similarities, Norwegian forest cats are for smaller sizes. Males weigh 10 kg and cats on a few kilos lighter. Well, 10 pounds is enough to win the sixth place in our list of big cats in the world.
7. Cat breed Turkish van
Turkish vanska cat (Turkish van or short ) is one of the most ancient breeds of domestic cats. These big cats possess long hair and muscular body. The length of the male can reach 120 centimeters, and the height is 40 cm. The maximum weight of the solid less than it might seem – 9.5-10 pounds in males and up to 6-7 kg in cats. Thanks to this Turkish van takes the 7th place among the world’s largest domestic cat breeds.
8. Cat breed Pixie-Bob
The cat breed Pixie-Bob is bred artificially in the United States. Its creators tried to create the cat that most resembled a red Bobcat (English – the Bobcat). Of course, the pixie-Bob is comparable for the size of domestic cats, not wild relatives. However, this is a fairly large breed of cats: males up to 8 kg, females are 2-3 pounds lighter. Eighth place goes to the Pixie-Bob.
9. Breed of Kurilian Bobtail cats
The last two places in our ranking themselves big cats in the world is a breed with a very short tail. So, on the ninth step is cats of breed Kurilian Bobtail. the weight of which can reach almost 7 pounds. Detailed description of the Kurilian Bobtail breed, the character of its representatives can be found on the link above.
10. Cat breed American Bobtail
Concludes our list the American Bobtail. This “Coahuila” cat breed comes from the North of North America and is large enough to get to the largest cats in the world. Weight of males can reach up to seven kilograms and females up to 5 kg. More about this breed you can find by clicking the link American Bobtail .
Well, our list of these big cats in the world ends. In conclusion, we suggest you watch the video where the cat Maine Coon fights with normal outbred domestic cat. This video is a great example of comparing the size of normal domestic cats with the big cats.