Cat’s Body Size & Shape

posted: 05/15/12
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Feline Body Size and Shape
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Although wild and domestic cats may be similarly assembled, they differ considerably in their weight ranges. A typical adult house cat tips the scales at about 6 to 12 pounds. Fully-grown wild cats generally are much heavier, and variances are greater from breed to breed. They range from the mighty 700-pound Siberian tiger to the tiny wild black-footed cat, which at maturity can weigh as little as 3 pounds and is the only wild feline punier than the domestic cat.

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