The Siberian cat, also known as the Siberian Forest Cat has been present in Russia for centuries. They are large and powerful, with strong back legs, a full tail and big round eyes. Siberian cats have a long, thick coat with a tight undercoat that becomes thicker in cold weather. They come in a variety of colors and patterns.
Siberian cats are reportedly affectionate and agreeable to being handled. Despite their size, they are known to be a very agile jumpers.