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Norwegian Forest Cat Standard
(Kun på engelsk)

     Category II NFO Norwegian Forest Cat
     General Size Large
     Head Shape triangular, where all sides are equally long; with good height when seen in profile; forehead slightly rounded; with long, straight profile without break in line (no stop)
Chin firm
     Ears Shape large, with good width at the base; pointed tips; with lynx-like tufts and long hair out of the ears
Placement high and open, so that the outer lines of the ears follow the line of the head down to the chin
     Eyes Shape large and oval, well opened, set slightly oblique
Expression alert expression
Colour all colours permitted, regardless of coat colour
     Body Structure long, strongly built; solid bone structure
     Legs   strong, high on legs; hind legs higher than the front legs
Paws large, round, in proportion to the legs
     Tail   long and bushy; should reach at least to the shoulder blades, but preferably to the neck
     Coat Structure semi-long. The woolly undercoat is covered by a water repellent uppercoat which consists of long, coarse and glossy guardhairs covering the back and the sides
a fully coated cat has a shirtfront, a full frill and knickerbockers
Colour all colours are permitted, including all colours with white; except pointed patterns and chocolate, lilac, cinnamon and fawn
any amount of white is allowed, i.e. a white blaze, white locket, white chest, white on the belly, white on the paws, etc.
     Remarks General
  • very slow maturing of this breed should be taken into account
  • mature males may have broader heads than females
  • coat is evaluated only on texture and quality
  • length of coat and density of undercoat vary with the seasons
  • kittens can take up to 6 months of age to develop guard hairs
     Faults General
  • too small and finely built cats
  • round or square head
  • profile with a break (stop)
  • small ears
  • set too widely apart
  • set too close together
  • short legs
  • thin legs
  • short tail
  • dry coat
  • knotted with lumps
  • too silky



     Scale of Points Points
     Head general shape, forehead, nose, profile, jaw and teeth, chin 20
     Ears shape, size and placement 10
     Eyes shape, expression 5
     Body shape, size, bone structure legs, shape of paws 25
     Tail length and shape 10


colour and pattens 5
     Coat quality and texturelength 20
     Condition   5

Godkendte farver

     Recognized Colour Varieties
     Remarks Norwegian Forest Cat is judged in one of the following colour variety groups, i.e. in each colour variety group a certificate can be awarded
amber and Light amber are only recognized for black and blue within the existing colour varieties of the Norwegian Forest Cat
     Colour EMS Code
     Group I
     Black/Blue NFO n/a
     Amber/Light amber NFO nt/at
     Group II
     Black/Blue with white NFO n/a 01/02/03/09
     Amber/Light amber NFO nt/at 01/02/03/09
     Group III
     Black/Blue agouti NFO n/a 22/23/24/25
     Amber/Light amber agouti NFO nt/at 22/23/24/25
     Black/Blue golden NFO n/a y 11/12/22/23/24/25
     Group IV
     Black/Blue agouti with white NFO n/a 01/02/03/09 21/22/23/24/25
     Amber/Light amber agouti with white NFO nt/at 01/02/03/09 21/22/23/24/25
     Black/Blue golden with white NFO n/a y 01/02/03/09 11/12/21/22/23/24/25
     Group V
     Red/Cream/Tortie solid/agouti NFO d/e/f/g
NFO d/e/f/g 22/23/24/25
     Amber/Light ambr tortie solid/agouti NFO ft/gt
NFO ft/gt 22/23/24/25
     Red/Cream/Tortie golden NFO d/e/f/g y 11/12/22/23/24/25
     Group VI
     Red/Cream/Tortie solid/agouti with white NFO d/e/f/g 01/02/03/09
NFO d/e/f/g 01/02/03/09 21/22/23/24/25
     Amber/Light amber tortie solid/agouti with white NFO ft/gt 01/02/03/09
NFO ft/gt 01/02/03/09 21/22/23/24/25
     Red/Cream/Tortie golden with white NFO d/e/f/g y 01/02/03/09 11/12/21/22/23/24/25
     Group VII
     Black/Blue/Red/Cream smoke/silver NFO n/a/d/e s
NFO n/a/d/e s 11/12/22/23/24/25
     Amber/Light amber smoke/silver NFO nt/at s
NFO nt/at s 11/12/22/23/24/25
     Tortie smoke NFO f/g s
     Tortie silver NFO f/g s 11/12/22/23/24/25
     Amber/Light amber tortie smoke/silver NFO ft/gt s
NFO ft/gt s 11/12/22/23/24/25
     Group VIII
     Black/Blue/Red/Cream smoke/silver with white NFO n/a/d/e s 01/02/03/09
NFO n/a/d/e s 01/02/03/09 11/12/21/22/23/24/25
     Amber/Light amber smoke/silver with white NFO nt/at s 01/02/03/09
NFO nt/at s 01/02/03/09 11/12/21/22/23/24/25
     Tortie smoke/silver with white NFO f/g s 01/02/03/09
NFO f/g s 01/02/03/09 11/12/21/22/23/24/25
     Amber/Light amber tortie smoke/silver with       white NFO ft/gt s 01/02/03/09
NFO ft/gt s 01/02/03/09 11/12/21/22/23/24/25
     Group IX
     White NFO w
     with blue eyes  w 61
     with orange eyes  w 62
     odd eyed  w 63
     with green eyes  w 64

Her ses Dala med dommer Hanne Sofie Sneum og Sanne og Jens fra Minorlynx
som var så søde at tage Dala med på tur, og sørme om ikke hun blev BIS og BOB 3 den dag :-))


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