The history of the Norwegian Forest Cat is by far one of the most interesting among the many breeds. The “Wegie” (as it is affectionately known) is an increasingly popular breed with US and UK cat fanciers, however this was not the case until fairly recently.
Norwegian Forest Cats, the beautiful and playful cats of Norway, are becoming a more popular breed around the world every year. Their kind, loving, and gentle personality combined with a distinctly beautiful appearance has made the Wegie a favorite among fanciers and families alike.
Norwegian Forest Cats are bigger than most cats and enjoy being around people, hence their popularity in Europe. Whether you adopt a male or female Norwegian Forest Cat ultimately depends on your personal preferences, and more likely will be decided by the particular cat you happen to fall in love with regardless of their gender. In other words, our cats often choose us and not the other way around!