Like many other animals, cats come in all sizes, though all look so fluffy and adorable when they are kittens, some can grown up to be quite large and weigh up to 30 pounds, Though we should not allow cats to become fat, some breeds are just naturally bigger in size, and they are super cute! If you are considering having a big cat that you could comfortable lean on, check out our list of 10 largest domestic cat breeds.

1. Savannah

Savannah cat is recognized to be the largest domestic cat breed overall and can weigh up to 30 pounds once fully grown. The animals are a cross between a Wild African Serval and a domesticated cat. There are varying levels of Savannah cats that are based upon generational breeding.

2. Maine Coon

The Maine Coon cat is the big dog when it comes to felines. These furballs are often incredibly social and playful. Plus, we’ve found these guys to be one of the smarter cat breeds. They are personable and friendly without being overly demanding, and can weigh from 10-15 pounds for females and 15-25 pounds for males. They are also very long and tall!

3. Ragdoll

The Ragdoll is a large, longhaired cat with a sweet, calm temperament and kind nature. They’ll follow people around the home and love to be petted. Ragdoll cats also do well with other animals. Most of these furballs weigh in between 15-20 pounds when fully grown.

4. Ragamuffin

Similar to the Ragdoll cat, the Ragamuffin cat is an incredibly fun and friendly furball. These cats are super sweet and mild-tempered. Many families with young kids find that Ragamuffin cats are perfect when the little ones are around. Typically, this breed weighs in around 13-20 pounds.

5. Siberian

Considered a national treasure in Russia, it is also one of the cat breeds that are considered to be a good choice for allergy sufferers as they are hypoallergenic. They are amazingly easygoing and friendly, and what’s more, these furballs don’t shed much, either. This bag cat can weigh up to 28 pounds when fully grown.

6. Chausie

The Chausie is another cat that was created by mixing domestic felines with their wild cousins. They are an attractive looking cat with an appearance similar to the jungle cats from whom they descend. This breed is one of the taller cats on the list, but they don’t weigh that much. An average Chausie only weighs in at 10-15 pounds.

7. Norwegian Forest

The Norwegian Forest Cat is a longhaired breed hailing from Norway, and one that is no stranger to cold, harsh climates!  These furballs tend to have energy bursts for a few hours then nap for hours on end after. Norwegian Forest cats tend to weigh between 12-18 pounds.

8. American Bobtail

This large breed cat is well muscled and solid with a short tail. The American Bobtail is affectionate and gets along well with children and other pets. The American Bobtail is the largest of the Bobtail cat types, with females averaging 7-11 pounds and males reaching 12-16 pounds as standard.

9. Bengals

Bengals have distinctive spotted coat, they are known for being extremely intelligent and interactive. This makes him fun to live with, but he can sometimes be challenging. A tall cat tree or two is a must for this feline, as are puzzle toys that will challenge his intelligence.

10. British Shorthair

These beautiful big cats can weigh over 16 pounds and are immensely popular throughout the UK and the world. They are very affectionate and make wonderful companions. The British Shorthair does like people, but they hate being picked up.