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Siberian Cat is a moderately longhaired cat of a typical forest look.
In the Soviet Russia it used to be unthinkable to breed pedigree animals and it saved this beautiful cat from degeneration.

Appearance
The body of a Siberian cat is slightly elongated, strongly built, with big paws and characteristic clusters of hair between fingers. The head is round with big cheeks and strong cheek bones. The ears are of a medium size, crowned with "brushes" of longer hair. A Siberian cat has fur typical for all forest cats - medium long surface hair is strong and it delicately adheres to the body. Thick and soft undercoat provides a cat with downiness and softness to the touch. Such fur enables these cats to exist in cold, severe climate. Downy "breeches" on hinder legs, an abundant "bib" on its chest and thickly hairy long tail are characteristic elements of this breed.
A Siberian cat can be coloured in all types of stripe, tortoise-shell, with colours such as black, ginger, blue, cream, silver etc. like other forest cats.
The care of the hair coat of Siberian cats is not troublesome as their fur does not have a tendency to tangle. Every several days it is enough to comb it with a tooth-comb, which shall remove dead hair and activate the living hair for further growth.
Siberian cats grow slowly and they reach their full dimensions even after 5 years.
The weight of females reaches 4 kg, and males to 6-7 kg, but there are individuals which reach 8-9 km.
Personality
Much more important than their beauty is the personality of Siberian cats, which is a peculiar mixture of subtlety, charm and inborn intelligence, as well as fascinating wildness.
Despite their wild appearance they are nice, sociable and they get attached to their owners very quickly. They are always in places where most family are, for instance when people are talking at the table, they lazily lie down on it, or when somebody is working on a computer - they sit on top of the monitor. "Siberians" are fidgety, prone to plays and chases, they love jumping upon high shelves, or even on wardrobe. They become true members of a family and they participate in its life. They perfectly coexist with other animals, i.e. with miniature rabbits, guinea pigs or dogs. These cats love children and playing with them, they have a lot of patience and they are very friendly towards them. They are curious - they usually follow their owner around the whole house, to make sure that they don't miss anything interesting. They are neither aggressive nor malicious, they do not have any destructible tendencies. They try to be delicate and careful. They wait at the door, they welcome their owner meowing sweetly and delicately rubbing against his legs.

As experts say, they are dogs in cats' bodies and they are right.