Siberian Cat - As the name suggests, they come from Siberia, one of the hardest climate zones of Russia. This cat bears a strong resemblance to my cat, Petra. Thought she was a Maine Coon, but maybe she's Siberian.
Siberian Cat is a landrace variety of domestic cat, present in Russia for centuries, and more recently developed as a formal breed, with standards promulgated since the late They vary from medium to medium-large in size.
From Russia with love: that’s the Siberian, a glamorous native cat from the taiga of Siberia, a forested area with a subarctic climate that no doubt contributed to this cat’s long, thick, protective coat.