Six of the largest cats we’ve ever encountered

It’s unlikely to encounter a cat lover who wouldn’t want to pet a lion, a leopard, or a puma. However, these wild cats will not allow people close them, but there is a solution! You can choose a pet from this selection. They’re enormous, but they’re not wild.

Brightside wants you to see how adorable big house cats can be.

Savannah cat

The Savannah cat, a mix between a serval and a domestic cat, is the biggest and most costly animal available today. A fully grown cat may weigh up to 20 pounds. Even though their ancestor was a wild cat, these cats are calm, friendly, and open. They are also very smart.

Norwegian Forest ​​​​​​​cat

These kitties are the only ones who can descend with their heads first. They are ideal for apartment dwellers, and despite their size, they are gentle and lovely. If you are considering obtaining one of these cats, you should realize that Norwegian cats are real predators and will require the opportunity to be active.

Maine Coon

These are large cats that were bred in the United States. The typical male weighs 10 to 16 pounds, while females weigh 7 to 11 pounds. They may grow to be up to 3.2 feet long and resemble lynxes. Maine Coons, unlike other cats, like swimming, so if you plan to go near water, you may bring them along.

Siberian cat

These cats are Russian. Their outstanding characteristic is that they are comparable to dogs. Yes, they adore their owners and show affection in the same way that dogs do. Siberian cats are also said to be hypoallergenic due to the lack of allergens in their fur. So, if you’re allergic to cats but still want one, now’s your chance!

Van cat

This is one of the oldest domesticated felines. These adorable creatures are an excellent alternative for folks who want to have pets other than cats. Van cats get along well with other cats and even dogs. They are inquisitive and lively, and they enjoy children, activities, and attention.

Rag doll

This is an eye-catching and remarkable cat breed. They were purposely developed to produce a cat that was particularly sociable with humans. Rag dolls are so named because they completely relax when placed in human hands. Adult males may weigh up to 24 pounds and stand up to 3 feet tall. These cats are quite intelligent and have an excellent memory, so they should be OK.

Bonus: 4ft-long Samson is New York’s biggest cat.

Most cats are about 8 pounds, but Samson, a Maine Coon, is 28 pounds and 8 feet long! Aside from consuming more food than other cats, Samson is much like them in that he enjoys playing, snuggling, and resting a lot.

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