15 Big Fluffy Cat Breeds: White, Black, Grey, Orange Cat Breeds

There is a large population who love cats, and some of them want to have big fluffy cat breeds to snuggle up with! 

If you are one of those big cat lovers, today is your lucky day because we have come up with a list of big fluffy cat breeds, which will fulfill your dream of having a big cat like a Tiger!

So let’s check ’em out!

Here Are The Big Fluffy Cat Breeds

Norwegian Forest Cat 

Norwegian forest cat

This is a friendly, gentle, sensitive fat fluffy cat breed that takes quite a bit of time to mature. Norwegian forest cat is a natural athlete who loves to play with their human family — they are a complete family-oriented cat. 

They are big, and their long thick coat and muscular body make them look larger than they already are! As they shed a lot, their long and dense fur does require regular grooming to keep them look fluffy all the time.

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
9 to 12 inches
WEIGHT: 12 to 16 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 14 – 16 years
COAT AND COLOR: Semi-long double coat; color includes red, white, blue, golden, silver, black, and cream.

Persian 

Persian cat

Persian is a brachycephalic breed meaning cat with a distinctly short muzzle and flat face. They are very loyal, quiet, and less active cats that do well with well-mannered kids. They make excellent lap cats who love being petted by their favorite person.

They have a nice-looking fluffy long coat, which does require daily brushing to maintain their fluffiness. Persian cats spend most of their time on the sofa or bed, if nothing is interesting to do, or if their favorite human isn’t there for them to pet. Persian has large attractive eyes that can surely soften anyone’s heart. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
10 to 15 inches
WEIGHT: 7 to 13 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 10 – 15 years
COAT AND COLOR: long furry coat; color includes black, blue-cream smoke, cameo (red), smoke tortoiseshell, blue, and cream.

Siberian Cat

Siberian cat

These cats are affectionate, intelligent, and playful as well as entertaining, making them the best choice for your home. But like most dogs, Siberian cats do require mental stimulation, so make you keep them active. Siberian Cats don’t require much grooming as they do it on their own. 

They are complete people loving cats who don’t mind following and observing you everywhere, whether you are in the kitchen or during the time of gardening. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
10 to 12 inches
WEIGHT: 15 to 20 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 8 – 10 years
COAT AND COLOR: Thick long coat; color includes white black, ebony red, orange blue, and more.

British Shorthair

British Shorthair cat

British Shorthair is well known as a “Brit.” Brit is a well-balanced and powerful fluffy big-eyed cat breed that makes a good apartment, city, farm pet. This breed doesn’t require much attention from its owners, and they are not so playful as other breeds would. 

They have short hair, but like Chartreux, their short hair is also fluffy and soft. They are very intelligent and do well with others, whether it’s a stranger or other pets. And that is why British Shorthair is often known worldwide for its easygoing nature. Brit is a quiet and easily adaptable breed. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
12-14 inches
WEIGHT: 7 to 17 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 15 – 20 years
COAT AND COLOR: Short and fluffy coat; color includes white black, orange blue, gray cream, beige, tan chocolate, brown, and more.

Selkirk Rex

Selkirk Rex cat

This large breed has a curly hairdo that is soft and fluffy to touch. Selkirk Rex is an active breed that loves to play with kids and other pets and has a sociable nature. And according to CFA (The Cat Fanciers Association), Selkirk Rex is newly recognized as a pure cat breed that also develops rare brown eye color.

As they are known to be social, they don’t like being left alone for long hours, so make sure one person should always stay home for them. Their curly hairs do require grooming at least 3 to 4 times a week to keep them free of tangle and mat. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
9 to 11 inches
WEIGHT: 6 to 16 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 15 – 20 years
COAT AND COLOR: Curly soft and fluffy coat; color includes orange, chocolate, brown, silver fawn blue, gray-black, beige, tan lilac white red, and more.

American Bobtail

American Bobtail cat

This unique wild-looking creature is basically a medium to large size domestic cat that has the same appearance as a wild bobcat but is a little smaller in size. They are great at bonding with their family members and have an emotional corner for their loved ones. 

American Bobtail can quickly adapt anywhere, even in RVs. They are friendly, big, playful, energetic, and fluffy enough to cuddle with. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
9 to 10 inches
WEIGHT: 7 to 16 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 13 – 15 years
COAT AND COLOR: Long short and fluffy coat; color includes chocolate, silver fawn blue, gray-black, ebony cream, orange-white, and more.

Somali 

Somali cat

Somali is a very beautiful-looking muscular big fluffy cat breed that comes in a variety of patterns and colors, including orange. With high playfulness in their nature, Somali has a keen interest in almost everything, whether it’s strangers, pets, or surrounding things. 

Somali cats love climbing, and they always find their way to climb on the uppermost point of the room to observe everything. They are a very social breed who like having attention from their loved ones. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
7 to 11 inches
WEIGHT: 8 to 12 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 11 – 16 years
COAT AND COLOR: Long fluffy and soft coat; color includes red, orange blue, and gray cinnamon fawn.

Ragamuffin 

Ragamuffin cat

Ragamuffin is a pure lap cat that mostly prefers playing with their favorite person. They are pretty smart kitties who learn tricks easily and have a very sweet and docile nature. 

Most people think that both Ragamuffin and Ragdoll are related breeds. Yes, it’s 100% true both breeds are closely related to each other (not identical). However, they are friendly and come in a variety of colors than Ragdolls. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
10 to 15 inches
WEIGHT: 10 to 20 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 – 16 years
COAT AND COLOR: Slightly longer soft and fluffy coat; color includes mink, blue, tortoiseshell, tabby with white, and brown.

Ragdoll 

Ragdoll cat

Ragdoll is a quick learner who learns things in less time. They have a very beautiful seal point color which enhances their long fluffy coat appearance. They don’t climb higher (like most cats do). They mostly like being on ground level, particularly on the sofa!

They have friendliness in their genes and don’t mind being with kids and other pets. And are very playful with them (not overactive), which makes them a great combination to your family. Ragdoll also has a pretty polite voice even when they are angry. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
9 to 11 inches
WEIGHT: 10 to 20 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 – 15 years
COAT AND COLOR: Semi-long silky coat; color includes red, seal, chocolate, blue, lilac, and more.

Turkish Van

Turkish Van cat

A Turkish Van is a big fluffy white water-loving cat breed, which typically means that they don’t mind spending time in the pool or the bathtub with their favorite person. They make lifetime bonds with some family members, so if you want to be on his list, you better try to be his favorite person in the starting years.

Turkish Van has a habit of pushing items off from anywhere, so you better not place something costly in his reach! Their van pattern color looks elegant on their long fluffy white coat. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
10 to 14 inches
WEIGHT: 10 to 20 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 – 17 years
COAT AND COLOR: Semi-long soft coat; color includes black, red, cream, blue, tabby with large spots of white.

Chartreux 

Chartreux cat

Chartreux is an undemanding big-eyed French breed that is well known for its calm and independent nature. And their calm nature helps you to keep them alone at home when you are at work. Plus, they also make a good travel partner and do well with other good-mannered pets like dogs!

They have a shorthaired thick blue-gray coat which is soft, woolly, and fluffy in texture, as well as pretty easy to take care of with just weekly brushing. But during bathing, its coat takes a little bit of time to get fully wet, as they have a kinda waterproof coat. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
9 to 11 inches
WEIGHT: 6 to 12 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 – 15 years
COAT AND COLOR: Short soft double coat; color blue (silver-grey).

British Longhair 

British Longhair cat

British Longhair is not a pure breed; it is actually a crossbreed of British Shorthair and Persian. British Longhair will never let you feel alone because they are very affectionate of their owner and love to follow them everywhere, “be ready for the endless love!”

They are easygoing as well as independent cats that don’t mind being left alone at home. But make sure when you are at home don’t lift them as they don’t like being picked up by anyone. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
12 to 14 inches
WEIGHT: 8 to 16 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 – 15 years
COAT AND COLOR: Long fluffy coat; color includes chocolate, brown, sable cinnamon lavender, gray-black, tan lilac white red, orange, and more.

Maine Coon

Maine coon cat

Maine coon is the biggest domestic cat on the list and is extremely gentle and intelligent. They are often known as a gentle giant of the domestic cat world. They love playing fetch with their family and will retrieve anything!

If you are worried about rats, then bring Maine coon because they have great skill of keeping all the mice out of your home. They love being on your side no matter whatever you are doing. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
10 to 16 inches
WEIGHT: 13 to 18 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 13 – 14 years
COAT AND COLOR: Long- or medium and fluffy coat; color includes black, black & white, blue, blue-gray, silver, and more.

Manx 

Manx cat

Manx is a breed that requires daily attention from their family members, which is the most important part of their life, so make sure you keep up with that if you’re thinking about getting one! They are great at bonding with their favorite person for a lifetime. 

Manx is also well known for its two different names that are typically known as Stubbin and Rumpy. They come in many varieties, in which some have long, fluffy, and silky hairs, while others have small hairs. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
7 to 11 inches
WEIGHT: 8 to 12 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 9 – 13 years
COAT AND COLOR: Short double coat; color includes black, ebony-white-red, orange blue, gray cream, and more.

Birman 

Birman cat

Looking for a low-maintenance cat, Birman is for you! Because they don’t have an undercoat, which means their coat doesn’t get a mat and stays fluffy most of the time. They are curious about anything which attracts them and like to be involved in it. 

The Birman has a unique color combination, which sometimes looks like that she wears a mask on her face and a glove on her paws. They are faithful, intelligent, gentle, quiet, and easy to handle breed that makes a true family pet. 

Breed Overview
HEIGHT:
8 to 10 inches
WEIGHT: 7 to 12 pounds
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 13 – 15 years
COAT AND COLOR: Semi-long fluffy coat; color includes seal, blue, lilac, red, tortie, and more.

Final Thought

No matter which big fluffy cat breed you like the most, just make sure that there are hundreds of cats are out there in the shelter and rescue home. So rather than buying cats from breeders, you better go for adoption because most cats don’t get any chance to come out from the shelter, as they spend their entire life there till they die. So don’t shop, just adopt!!

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