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Maine Coon


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  •   Maine Coon 

General information

  • Semi-longhair.
  • Old established breed in the US, developed in the UK from imported cats with no outcrossing.
  • Championship status.
  • Rugged, placid and friendly.
  • Needs regular grooming, but less prone to knotting than a Persian Persian longhair.

Biological data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


  • Visit the Cat Fanciers' Association website to search for details of CFA Affiliated cat clubs
  • Maine Coon Breed Council -


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