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About Maine Coon Cat Breed

Maine Coon female

Maine Coons really do live up to their name of being gentle giants. They are hugely intelligent, fiercely loyal, and highly communicative. For families who may be divided as to whether a dog or a cat would fit in best…

Maine Coon Show Standards

The Maine Coon is classified as a semi-longhaired feline and is distinguished from others primarily by its size, its bone structure, overall rectangular shape, and flowing thickly luxurious double coat. The standards mentioned here is what judges at cat shows…

What To Look For In A Maine Coon

Assuming you are buying a cat, as opposed to a kitchen, you should be looking for a solid sturdy creature, with a silky coat that could best be described as being ‘shaggy’. The tail should be as long as, and…

Behaviour of Maine Coon cats

If you are having difficulties in deciding whether to get a cat or a dog, then this breed may well solve your problem. Maine Coon cats have a temperament and behave much more like dogs than cats. They are often…

History of Maine Coon Cats

The history of this breed of large felines has many interesting facets, including a possible link to the Royal cats of Marie Antoinette. There are some myths, which are genetically impossible, but add to the aura of mystery around this…

Maine Coon cats

Maine Coon female

As the name indicates, this breed of cat originates in the United State of America, in the Northeastern state of Maine. Given the enormous size of this cat, people may think they see the hand of humans in breeding the…