Top 10 BIGGEST CAT Breeds


Hey YouTube, Jim here! Welcome to Top10Archive! Much of our population is often split into
two kinds of people: dog people and cat people. Dog people enjoy the loyalty, the playfulness,
the hilarious dopey nature of canines. Cat people… well, I don’t know, I can’t
relate. What I do know is that it is common for people
to have several cats, and love big fat ones. How fat? You’d be surprised. There are many strange cat breeds that grow
so much you start to wonder, is this legal to own? So, join me today and find out more about
the Top 10 Biggest Cat Breeds! But before we get started, why not become
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miss out on any future uploads! If you end up enjoying this video, let us
know by giving it a thumbs up and in the comment section, tell us which cat breed you like
the most or would like to own! 10. Burmese
Ah, the Famous Burmese cats. They were bred from a cat named Wong Mau,
the first of their entire kind, who was brought to the U.S. and bred with a Siamese in 1930. Unlike other cats on this list, they’re
actually friendly, curious and are overall pleasant, which could be from their Siamese
breeding. Burmese cats aren’t enormous, but rather
medium-sized cats. They’re still heavy, weighing anywhere between
8 and 12 pounds, so you better work out enough to carry one on each shoulder, as they’re
not solitary cats, but rather love company. 9. Persian
The Persian cat has its origins where you might imagine, in Mesopotamia (now Iran). They were brought over in the 17th Century
to Europe by an Italian nobleman who just couldn’t resist them. Later, their popularity spread, becoming a
favorite for Queen Victoria. They’re said to be selective and independent,
and also proven to be huge. Females normally weight up to 11 pounds, and
males up to 14. They also have health problems like eye conditions
and respiratory issues due to their scrunched-up faces. 8. Norwegian Forest Cat
As the name states, these cats origins began in Norway. This means, with its long hair, it’s very
resistant to cold. Physically, they’re similar to the Maine
Coon and are quite popular in Scandinavian countries. Females of this breed grow to be around 15
pounds, and males up to 20 pounds. What I love the most is the pictures of this
breed’s owners carrying it across their arms, with more cat hanging out of the sides
than not. This is a large cat, everybody, in case you
didn’t notice. They’re also big shedders, so forget about
black clothing if you want one of these. 7. The American Bobtail
This cat may sound scary with that name, but you have to keep in mind the fact that there
are several variations of the type. There are Japanese, American, and Kurilian
Bobtail cats. However, despite the many variations of them,
they’re not actually related. The American Bobtail has particular features. For instance, it has a short or sometimes
entirely absent tail, which makes it look very strange. On top of that, they actually can weigh up
to 11 pounds as females and 16 pounds as males on average. 6. Siberian
A Russian feline that’s actually good for those with allergies (finally!) This is due to the fact that they produce
less Fel D1 protein, responsible for triggering allergies. Overall, this is a strong cat, it’s going
to be there for you, it’ll sit on you when you’re upset, it’s bulky, it’s chunky,
and, it’s reliable. It has a pretty good resume, if I do say so
myself. The only thing is, it’s kind of heavy. Females will weigh around 8-12 pounds, and
males grow to an average of 17 pounds, sometimes weighing even more. 5.The Ragamuffin
No, you can’t pick one of these up at a bakery, it’s also much heavier. A Ragamuffin is a cat related to the Ragdoll,
Persian, and Himalayan cat, with whom it shares a lot of adorable traits. It takes a long time for the Ragamuffin to
fully reach its weight potential, which is around 20 pounds. The breed was established as a separate breed
in 1994 and are known for their thick, rabbitlike fur. 4. Ragdoll
Before we talk about how heavy this cat is, I just want to say I fully understand why
people get this cat when it’s a kitten. It’s got blue eyes and silky hair. It’s a docile and tranquil cat. In fact, their name comes from their tendency
to go limp when picked up. If you didn’t know it was about to gain
a ton of weight, you’d absolutely melt for this cat. On paper, this cat is the perfect pet. Before its fur gets all long and fluffy and
gets that “older cat” look, it’s an adorable small bear. Once it grows, though, they can reach weights
in excess of 20 pounds! 3. The Chausie
Not your average kitty, the Chausie is a high-price breed. People will often go to other countries to
find them and breed them for profit. Why? They’re like the Jennifer Aniston of cats. Except, unlike Jennifer Aniston, these cats
are heavy. Males can reach up to 22 pounds. They’re jungle cat-looking felines, with
whom they definitely share a genetic line. Now, though, they’re far enough removed
from their wild side that they’re quite nice to have around the house, if you’re
not afraid of a large cat who looks like it could ruin your day, that is. 2. The Maine Coon
This cat is one of the oldest in North America. It’s named after where it was first discovered,
in Maine, and they’re known for being friendly, smart cats. They’re the type of cat who is more into
playing than laying around being caressed. They’re long, tall creatures weighing anywhere
between 10 and 25 pounds! Think about that! At 10 pounds, we think we have a large baby,
and that’s just the starting weight for this pet. These cats love activity but if you’re not
careful, they’ll get overweight on you real quick. 1. Savannah Cat
The Savannah Cat is the largest domestic Cat breed. However, “domestic” is an interesting
way of putting it. The Savannah Cat was actually created as a
crossing of Siamese cats and the African wild cat. It’s not even recognized in the UK as an
actual breed. Not to worry, though, the U.S. loves wild
things, so they’re perfectly acceptable here in your living room, since you are actually
allowed to have it in your house legally. Their size varies widely, but they can weigh
up to 30 pounds. They’re not fat, but rather sleek like a
small dog. Visually, the Savannah Cat is very elegant,
looking more like a cheetah than a housecat. They do have some downsides, like it’s going
to look at you like a cat that won’t text you back. It’s also prone to straying far away and
preying, but hey, their tastes are no one’s business but their own.

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48 Responses

  1. Lindy Hefner says:

    I'm cat people

  2. Køkïçhì Ømã says:

    REEEEEEEEEEEEEe

  3. Shione Cooper [Google Me] says:

    That's one big pussy! 😂😉

  4. Vivian Allen says:

    I've always wanted a Maine Coon. My daughter had a cat who was 1/2 Maine Coon. She was HUGE and loved attention.

  5. dark light says:

    Biggest cat is the one that is fat

  6. Sir Ahmed says:

    i'm tiger people 🐯

  7. Alyssa Rose says:

    I love cats soo muchhhhhhh

  8. TheVentylos says:

    I have a Ragdoll now, and actually His behaviour is a dog like. He is always next to You, always sleeping on my GFs head, even When I Made him very angry during play he is still very gentle- never scratched me, even bites without causing pain. I’ve never liked cats, but now I want more Ragdolls!

  9. Spikes The ISOPOD says:

    The cat on the the thumbnail is the new Godzilla monster leaked

  10. EVIL VIRUS GAMING says:

    I want a 💓 can i get plz

  11. Jim B. says:

    Thumbnail looks photoshopped af. Lmao

  12. Darren V says:

    You’re missing the charteux cat on this list

  13. Don Mix says:

    The cats I like to own are Siberian, the Maine Coon, andaz Savannah cat

  14. MANNY~EmberDim says:

    Jim 7:27 you were one more cat pun away from reaching your quota of bad cat puns! xD

  15. T Porchia says:

    Wow, cats are beautiful. I like Siamese, and the Savannah cat is gorgeous. However, after raising many cats as my kids pets, I've decided that they stink, and aren't worth owning. Nice to look at though.

  16. StigDesign1 says:

    NR:8 My faw since my Contry 😀 but i have 3 Normal short hair cats 😀 funfact: ther is 2 varriants normal Norwegian forrest cat but also a Norwegian forrest ship cat(it has a extra claw on each paw) they can become big but usually if i remember correctly they are sort of normal cat size 😀

  17. Paivi Project says:

    Well out of all those my choice would totally be the Savannah cat. Omg how gorgeous kitty and none-long haired one. I have a cat with no tail but she is not bobtail cat, her tail got amputated. I did see the human eyes on the Ragamuffin heh hee look at them peepers 😂😂😂 Thanks Top 10 Archive

  18. Cadillac Deville says:

    Lmao…that thumbnail though. That cat is MORBIDLY obese.

  19. bryal says:

    Appreciate that this list didn't dive into "Lions and Tigers are huge cats!" Like every other list of big cats. Great info on these lovely furballs!

  20. Susse Kind says:

    Dog: They feed me, they pet me, they take care of my every need, they must be gods.
    Cat: They feed me, they pet me, they take care of my every need, I must be a God.

  21. David Rosales says:

    Fat Cats 😂🐱

  22. Tim G says:

    My cat is a Maine Coon/Persian mix. Shes 15-16lbs (ranges between summer and winter).

  23. Nelson G. says:

    Jimmy Cat!

  24. AM B says:

    We had a maine coon who weighed about 16-17lbs. We still miss him terribly. He lived to be 13 years old.

  25. SCARFACE says:

    Wtf is that giant meatball in the thumbnail? Dude needs to lay off the big Macs.

  26. gdfanboy2015 says:

    that cat in the thumbnail beyond thicc

  27. rucussing says:

    Cannot go wrong with a Maine Coon Cat, big pile of friendly fur! Love to play and contrary to the video was a long time lap sitter. Although if it was in the summer time, you really do not want to have a large hot kitty sitting on your lap, or on your shoulder, which is where my Mad Max liked to sleep! PS, never open a coke that has been sitting for a while, if your cat is asleep on your shoulder. When I opened my coke and it went "Pssssst" he used my shoulder as a launching pad! Screaming does not help, it just delays you from going to the bathroom to stem the bleeding and applying the bandages.

  28. Top 10 Archive says:

    Do you have a cat?

  29. Michael Bryant says:

    Dogs are even bigger

  30. Otis Smith says:

    Hay Jim otis here good to see u back on YouTube great video thank u for this ur fan Otis here
    😀😀👍 👍

  31. ARednecksLife says:

    Cats car the Best…

  32. Lt Kelley says:

    Great video I knew it could never be a cat.astrophic episode.

  33. uwu says:

    They aren’t fat..

    just a big-boned boi

  34. Marcus Price says:

    I love this man's voice. I feel he would be great at doing voice overs for autobooks. Like high fantasy and such

  35. Deannajoy Sabourin says:

    That huge cat is not happy, and if you really love your pet you will not let this happen. Some think it is funny, some just don't care as it is just an animal, right? But come on, letting your pet get that huge is not love, how do I know all this, I have had cats all my life, and I am now 62 yrs old,  and we even have one that is part maine coon,  and we watch him closely, he already weighs 25 lbs.

  36. Deannajoy Sabourin says:

    The maine coon on here is more than 22lbs.

  37. Grey Warden and Champion of Kirkwall says:

    Whoever overfed that poor animal in the thumnail…

  38. Anita Kristi Willetts says:

    I have a Norwegian Forest Cat 🙂

  39. muana13 says:

    ~~~~~sweet cats ~~~~~Tks very much .

  40. Nero Diamante says:

    I love Mainecoons

  41. DerTobi says:

    over 1.4 Million subscriber and around 25k cklicks.. Nice

  42. Carol Higgins says:

    I love cats

  43. Sandy Garcia says:

    Who ever owns that cat needs their ass beat.

  44. gtr sub ice bear says:

    cat turn info drone

  45. Tamara Head says:

    I am an animal lover from birth. I have ALWAYS had animals of all kinds my whole life. I would absolutely love to have a Maine Coon-Scottish Fold-Savannah-Ragdoll, actually ANY Furball would be treated extremely well by me. Thank You for sharing this wonderful video and educating the masses. Hzve a wonderfully blessed day!!

  46. alberach says:

    I had a HUGE tiger-striped gray cat when I was around 12 years old. He weighed in at 19 pounds, but was by no means fat. Loved that guy…

  47. Tree Wong says:

    So big!

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