Color – All colors are genetically possible
Eyes – Acceptable eye color may cover the entire green, gold, hazel or copper spectrum. Blue or odd-eyed allowed in white cats, with only blue eyes in the pointed colors.
Appearance – The Siberian is medium to medium-large breed with a plush, medium length coat. The overall appearance should be one of strength and force, with an excellent physical condition and alertness, and a sweet facial expression. The breed is extremely slow to mature taking as long as 5 years.
Personality – This breed is intelligent, loyal and friendly. They are affectionate and make excellent companions.
Interesting Breed Fact – The Siberian is a native cat of Siberia (Russia). According to folklore these magnificent animals made their homes in Russian monasteries, where they would walk along the high beams as lookouts for intruders.
Breed information supplied by the
Cat Fanciers’ Association