When looking for Norwegian Forest Cat breeders in Oregon, it is important to find an ethical, registered cattery who specializes in the breed and understands their personality traits and how best to care for them. We highly recommend finding a breeder in your area. A local Norwegian Forest Cat breeder will ask questions about your household makeup, location and other key questions to help find you the right fit. You'll get to ask them questions, too - see our FAQs at the bottom of this page for what to ask.
Here at Cat Kingpin, we have done the research for you so you can find the most reputable Norwegian Forest Cat catteries in Oregon and start the journey towards getting your new kitten. Below is our complete list of Norwegian Forest Cat breeders in Oregon with kittens for sale, first as a summary then with additional details:
Has this breeder been Cat Kingpin Certified? Yes See our Certified Breeder Agreement
We are a very small hobby cattery located in Portland, Oregon, USA breeding pedigree Norwegian Forest Cats. Our cats and kittens are registered through TICA. Currently, we only have one breeding pair (one male, one female) so we only expect to produce between 2 to 16 kittens per year.
Not finding what you need?
Catteries are typically family-run, and sometimes there just aren't enough options near you. If our listed options for Norwegian Forest Cats in Oregon weren't enough, consider try considering another breed, a nearby state for this Norwegian Forest Cats, or asking our Facebook group!
FAQs when considering Norwegian Forest Cats
What should I ask to choose the right Norwegian Forest Cat breeder?
While there are many people in Oregon who claim to be ethical Norwegian Forest Cat breeders, not all hold a standard that you can feel great about. Asking some relevant questions about their philosophy will ensure you avoid Norwegian Forest Cat breeders that do this only for financial gain, not having the interests of the cats or you in mind. Make sure you ask about:
- Health history of the parents and vaccinations. They should have their first vaccinations by the time they're adopted.
- Whether they've bred their Norwegian Forest Cats with other breeds (they should disclose this and it would make it not a purebred lien.
- Have the socialized the kitten among other kittens?
- Do they belong to a Oregon Norwegian Forest Cat breed club? You can ask for references from the club.
Why does it matter if I buy from a registered Norwegian Forest Cat breeder?
When you buy from a registered Norwegian Forest Cat breeder (with either their local Norwegian Forest Cat club, governing body, or TICA/CFA), that ensures that a standard of care and expertise is enforced. You can ask them about a wide range of topics such as the Norwegian Forest Cat’s genealogy, the right kitten for you, common health problems with Norwegian Forest Cats to look out for. We offer additional registration through our Cat Kingpin Certified program as well, although it's not a replacement for other registrations.