11 Large Cat Breeds That Are Way Too Cute

The bigger the cat, the bigger the cuddles right?

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When deciding to bring a new cat home, one thing you might want to take into account is the size of your future feline friend. If you live in a small space, then a tinier cat is likely a better option. But if your home can accommodate it, a large cat breed is definitely one to consider.

Reaching up to 20 pounds, large cats are great companions that love to cuddle. And not just with adults. Large cats are friendly with other pets and younger kids, making them the perfect family pet.

Here’s a list of large cat breeds that are patient, gentle giants you’ll love having in your home.

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Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is called the "" because, despite being able to reach 20 pounds, it gets along with kids and dogs, according to the Cat Fancier's Association (CFA).

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Pixie-Bob Cat

The Pixie-Bob Cat is one of the most out there, according to the International Cat Association (TICA). They also tend to bond well with humans which makes them a great breed to have around children, even when they reach 17 pounds.

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Selkirk Rex

Get ready to cuddle this 16-pound, naturally curly-haired cat because , says VetStreet.

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American Bobtail Cat

You can teach the American Bobtail Cat to and take them out for walks, which is great because they'd much rather spend time with you than by their 16-pound self.

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British Shorthair

You won't have to worry about brushing out your 17-pound British Shorthair's fur too much because, as Hill's Pet notes,.

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Norwegian Forest Cat

You'll have to keep your belongings out of the Norwegian Forest Cat's reach because, according to CertaPet, it just .

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RagaMuffin

You'll still want to carry your 20-pound RagaMuffin because they tend to , reports the CFA.

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Ragdoll

A true Ragdoll cat will have blue eyes and a white coat, and they can at 4 years old, reports the The Happy Cat.

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Savannah

The Savannah requires a family that will , because it is a very active and curious cat.

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Siberian Cat

The Siberian Cat, which can reach up to 25 pounds, is thought to be , according to the PetFinder.

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Turkish Van Cat

The 14-pound Turkish Van Cat is a , which means they are extremely rare to come across nowadays, according to the CFA.

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