Siberian Neva masquerade cat Antey Iz Tverskogo Knyazhestva in winter forest

Siberian cats in Russia appeared very long ago. the first mention of large powerful cats of forest color with long hair and severe appearance appeared already in the XVI-XVIII centuries. These amazing cats are also found in Russian folklore. As a breed Siberian cats in Russia began to form in the XX century, and the first breed standard was adopted in 1990. Siberian cats are a real treasure , national treasure and pride of Russia. They can symbolize the country as well as Russian matryoshka or red caviar.