Giant cat looks set to break world record after weighing in at 27.5lb

NO kitten around — Yulia Minina’s pet looks furmidable.

She says the Maine Coon weighs 12.5kg (27.5lb), making it just a whisker away from a world record.

Yulia Minina’s pet looks furmidable

Kefir still has growing to do

And as Kefir is only 22 months, she still has growing to do in Stary Oskol, Russia.

Yulia explains: “I could not even think that an ordinary baby can become so big.

“He not only grew up big in appearance, he is also very smart and always behaves calmly.

“The look is generally like that of a person, and Kefir has a formidable appearance, but he is a very affectionate and modest child.

“When friends and acquaintances come to the house – all the attention is on him and he willingly allows himself to be stroked. But when strangers come to the house, everyone first confuses him with a dog.

“He has one more habit: at night he likes to climb on me and sleep. When he was a kitten, it didn’t cause me any inconvenience, but now he has become big and heavy, and, of course, it is difficult to sleep like that.