Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Siberian

Contributor(s): Karen Lawrence, Vetstream Ltd, Rosemary Fisher

Specification

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  •   Siberian 

General information

  • Breed originated as a natural outdoor cat in Russia (Russia's native forest cat).
  • First imported in 1990 but breed has been around for at least 1,000 years. 
  • Semi-longhair distinctive water-resistant coat; rich full coat in winter and shorter, less dense coat in summer.
  • Very agile (great jumpers) and loyal.
  • Affectionate and loyal.
  • Require great deal of grooming. Seasonal moults in spring and autumn.

Biological data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

USA

  • Visit the Cat Fanciers' Association website to search for details of CFA Affiliated cat clubs -www.cfa.org.

UK


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