It's believed this unique cat is a Maine coon cat ancestor.
These beautiful cats average 20 pounds, but some are more.
If you have birds or rodents, these cats are fierce hunters.
Cats in the forest are friendly and enjoy cuddling up with humans.
Freya, the goddess of love and fertility, rode a chariot pulled by gigantic, long-haired cats in Norse mythology.
There are a wide variety of coat colors and patterns found in this breed.
As the name says, this type resided in Norwegian forests and settlements, where it adapted well to the cold.
The coats of Norwegian forest cats are extremely dense and resistant to moisture.