The Pet Of Vikings – Norwegian Forest Cat

With long bushy hair covering its large frame, the Norwegian Forest Cat is a suitable name to describe this breed native to Norway. The Norwegian forest cats are a very popular breed of cats in the Nordic countries, they are one of the most popular pet choices in Norway, Iceland, Sweden, and also France.

It is believed that they were brought by the Vikings in Norway during the early Middle Ages from the British archipelago, and since then they became accustomed the Scandinavian cold climate. This is why their fur had grown rather long compared to that of other breeds of cats.

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