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Siberian Forest Cat Breeders

Welcome to RocKaRan SiberKats. We are located in Quakertown, Pennsylvania and we sell our domestic siberian cats directly to pet owners ONLY. If you’ve been looking for a lifetime companion, then look no more! The Siberian cat has an incredible loving and gentle disposition. They have a medium to long coat on a rounded body, a gorgeous neck ruff, and long flowing fur on their tails, giving a very bushy appearance. Their fur is soft like silk when they are kittens and a slightly rougher texture as they mature. A weekly brushing is usually all that is needed to keep their coats in great shape. The Siberian is very muscular with a large bone structure. They are slow to mature and get along great with other pets and children. They are a larger breed of cat and come in many colors and patterns. The Siberian is one of the 3 breeds of “forest” cats and is also one of the oldest “natural” breeds of cats. They have been around for over a thousand years in their native Russia. In 1990 the first Siberian cat made the crossing over the Atlantic Ocean to the United States.The personalities of the Siberian are more dog-like than feline. They communicate in a variety of ways, from their expressive eyes, head butting, to their wonderful chirping and trills, and they love to be spoken to! They love human interaction, will develop a strong loyal bond to you, come when called and greet you at the door. They are highly intelligent and train easily. With their easy adaptability, gentle nature, intelligence, dog like loyalty, and the fact that they are hypo-allergenic to the majority of pet sensitive people, it’s no wonder that the Siberian makes the best pet companion in any household.
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They vary from medium to medium-large in size. A longer name of the formal breed is Siberian Forest Cat, but it is usually referred to as the Siberian or the Siberian cat. Another name for the formal breed is the Moscow Semi-Longhair. The cat is an ancient breed that is now believed to be ancestral to all modern long-haired cats. The cat has similarities with the Norwegian Forest Cat, to which it is likely closely related. It is a natural breed of Siberia and the national cat of Russia. While it began as a landrace, it is selectively bred and pedigreed today in at least seven major cat fancier and breeder organisations. The colorpoint variant of the breed is called the Neva Masquerade by some registries, including Fédération Internationale Féline (FIFé).
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Siberian Cat Breed Traits The Siberian is one of the largest breeds of domestic cat. Breeders note that Siberian males range between 17 and 26 pounds and the females range between 13 and 17 pounds. As befits a cat that has survived the harsh climate of Siberia, the Siberian possesses a long, thick coat with a full ruff and a tight undercoat that becomes thicker in cold weather. The coat’s oily guard hairs give the coat its classic water resistance. All colors and patterns are accepted except pointed colors, although pointed Siberians exist in Russia and are called Nevsky Masquerades.
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The Siberian’s thick triple coat should be combed or brushed a couple of times a week to prevent tangles or mats. The coat will shed seasonally in the spring and fall, and you may need to groom more frequently during that time. A bath is rarely necessary, which is a good thing because the coat is highly water-resistant. It can be difficult to get a Siberian wet enough to shampoo him.Brush the teeth to prevent periodontal disease. Daily dental hygiene is best, but weekly brushing is better than nothing. Trim the nails every couple of weeks. Wipe the corners of the eyes with a soft, damp cloth to remove any discharge. Use a separate area of the cloth for each eye so you don’t run the risk of spreading any infection.Check the ears weekly. If they look dirty, wipe them out with a cotton ball or soft damp cloth moistened with a 50-50 mixture of cider vinegar and warm water. Avoid using cotton swabs, which can damage the interior of the ear.Most of the Siberian’s growth occurs in his first year and a half of life. Your kitten’s breeder may recommend that you feed him kitten food during that time to make sure he gets enough nourishment.Keep the litter box spotlessly clean. Cats are very particular about bathroom hygiene, and a clean litter box will also help to keep the long coat clean.It’s a good idea to keep a Siberian as an indoor-only cat to protect him from diseases spread by other cats, attacks by dogs or coyotes, and the other dangers that face cats who go outdoors, such as being hit by a car. Siberians who go outdoors also run the risk of being stolen by someone who would like to have such a beautiful cat without paying for it. If possible, build your Siberian a large outdoor enclosure where he can jump and climb safely.
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The Siberian’s heart is as warm as his homeland is cold. He loves people and wants to be near them, so expect this affectionate cat to follow you around, including to the bathroom, and to “help” you with all of your reading, TV viewing, computer work and meal prep. Sitting in your lap while you comb his fur may well be the highlight of his day. When you come home from work, he might not have a martini waiting, but he will be pleased to tell you all about his day in quiet, pleasant trills and chirps, interspersed with a few meows and purrs. Guests will find him to be a genial host; this is not typically a cat who is shy in the presence of strangers.Besides being loving and attentive, the Siberian is also active and playful. He will instigate games of fetch by bringing you a favorite toy to throw. Any item can become a plaything for this clever cat, so keep jewelry or other potentially intriguing items out of his sight. Teaching him tricks is a fun and easy way to challenge his agile brain.Because of his heritage as a forest dweller, he likes playing with water—perhaps it’s a genetic memory of going fishing for his supper. Don’t be surprised if he enjoys splashing you in the tub, drinking from a fountain or faucet, or making puddles by batting his paw in his water dish. As befits a working and hunting cat, he’s highly athletic and you may find him balancing atop a doorway or propelling himself to the highest point in the room. In fact, Siberian coaches may well be the secret to the success of Russian gymnasts.Activity and noise won’t bother him a bit. His calm nature gives him the potential to be a therapy cat. If nothing else, he will be happy to snuggle with you when you’re down with a cold or other illness. And although he loves attention, he’s not needy and will wait patiently until you have time to devote to him.
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Welcome to Tiberius Cats Thank you for visiting Tiberius Cats! Tiberius Cats is registered with ACFA, CFA & TICA. We breed siberian kittens for exceptional health, disposition & siberian type. Tiberius Cats is a boutique breeder, specializing in the propagation and preservation of purebred Siberian Forest Cat blood lines. In order to provide you with the very best pedigreed Siberian Kitten, we hand pick our breeding stock and observe through the development. We select for exceptional breed standard, health and character. We test for HCM, PKD-1 and PKDef, FIV & FeLV among some of the tests. We provide a health guarantee against genetic diseases, as we test against all genetic feline diseases. Cats & kittens live underfoot, grow up loved & well socialized. Also as a Certified Feline Master Groomer, I specialize in feline exclusive grooming. Regular grooming helps improve the feline’s health, and it can help reduce allergy symptoms in owners. Please visit our grooming website to schedule your appointment at Contact us now if you would like to be owned by a Tiberius Kitten!
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The Siberian is one of the largest breeds of domestic cat. Breeders note that Siberian males range between 17 and 26 pounds and the females range between 13 and 17 pounds. As befits a cat that has survived the harsh climate of Siberia, the Siberian possesses a long, thick coat with a full ruff and a tight undercoat that becomes thicker in cold weather. The coat’s oily guard hairs give the coat its classic water resistance. All colors and patterns are accepted except pointed colors, although pointed Siberians exist in Russia and are called Nevsky Masquerades.
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Breed Characteristics:Affectionate with Family5More info +Some cat breeds are typically independent and aloof, even if they’ve been raised by the same person since kittenhood; others bond closely to one person and are indifferent to everyone else; and some shower the whole family with affection. Breed isn’t the only factor that goes into affection levels; cats who were raised inside a home with people around feel more comfortable with humans and bond more easily.     See Cats Less Affectionate with FamilyAmount of Shedding4More info +If you’re going to share your home with a cat, you’ll need to deal with some level of cat hair on your clothes and in your house. However, shedding does vary among the breeds. If you’re a neatnik you’ll need to either pick a low-shedding breed, or relax your standards.   See Cats with Low Amount of SheddingGeneral Health4More info +Due to poor breeding practices, some breeds are prone to certain genetic health problems. This doesn’t mean that every cat of that breed will develop those diseases; it just means that they’re at an increased risk. If you’re looking only for purebred cats or kittens, it’s a good idea to find out which genetic illnesses are common to the breed you’re interested in.   See Cats Prone to Health ProblemsPotential for Playfulness5More info +Some cats are perpetual kittens — full of energy and mischief — while others are more serious and sedate. Although a playful kitten sounds endearing, consider how many games of chase the mouse-toy you want to play each day, and whether you have kids or other animals who can stand in as playmates.   See Cats with Low Potential for PlayfulnessTendency to Vocalize2More info +Some breeds sound off more often than others. When choosing a breed, think about how the cat vocalizes and how often. If constant “conversation” drives you crazy, consider a kitty less likely to chat.   See Cats with Lower Tendency to VocalizeKid Friendly5More info +Being tolerant of children, sturdy enough to handle the heavy-handed pets and hugs they can dish out, and having a nonchalant attitude toward running, screaming youngsters are all traits that make a kid-friendly cat. Our ratings are generalizations, and they’re not a guarantee of how any breed or individual cat will behave; cats from any breed can be good with children based on their past experiences and personality.   See Least Kit Friendly CatsFriendly Toward Strangers4More info +Stranger-friendly cats will greet guests with a curious glance or a playful approach; others are shy or indifferent, perhaps even hiding under furniture or skedaddling to another room. However, no matter what the breed, a cat who was exposed to lots of different types, ages, sizes, and shapes of people as a kitten will respond better to strangers as an adult.   See Cats Shy Toward StrangersEasy to Groom2More info +Some breeds require very little in the way of grooming; others require regular brushing to stay clean and healthy. Consider whether you have the time and patience for a cat that needs daily brushing.   See Cats That Need to GroomIntelligence4More info +Some cat breeds are reputed smarter than others. But all cats, if deprived the mental stimulation they need, will make their own busy work. Interactive cat toys are a good way to give a cat a brain workout and keep him out of mischief.   See Cats with Less IntelligencePet Friendly4More info +Friendliness toward other household animals and friendliness toward humans are two completely different things. Some cats are more likely than others to be accepting of other pets in the home.   See Least Pet Friendly Cats

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