Large Cat Breeds – 5 Largest Domestic Breeds February 21, 2017/in General Cat Articles /by Julia Wilson Largest cat breeds at a glance Maine Coon Ragdoll Norwegian Forest Cat Siberian cat British Shorthair Maine Coon The Maine coon is a large, longhaired natural breed who originated in the United States. They are a loving, faithful, self-confident breed of cat. The Maine Coon comes in a range of colours and patterns. Ragdoll The Ragdoll is a laid-back breed of cat, words used to describe the breed include docile, affectionate, intelligent, mild-mannered. They come in three basic pattern types. Colourpoint, Mitted and Bi-Colour. There are four colours: Seal, Chocolate, Blue and Lilac. Norwegian Forest cat The Norwegian Forest Cat is an affectionate, outgoing, good-natured and playful cat. They are known for their love of climbing. They come in a range of colours other than colour point. Siberian cat A beautiful longhaired cat from Russia. They are said to have a dog-like temperament, are extremely affectionate, active and intelligent. British Shorthair The only shorthaired cat of the group. The British Shorthair is a good-natured, independent, calm, and affectionate cat. They come in a multitude of colours and patterns. Other large breeds of cat include: Savannah, still a rare cat and difficult to find a breeder. Savannah – Still a rare cat and difficult to find a breeder. Bengal – This stunning breed is a medium to large cat. As with most breeds, males are larger than females. There can be quite a difference in the size of Bengals. Exotic Shorthair – A large, cobby breed with a round face and expressive eyes. They are laid back and quiet. Birman – A beautiful longhaired pointed cat with blue eyes.