Maine Coon

Size

Medium

Life span

13 Years

Breed Group

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Overview

The Maine Coon is one of the largest domestic cat breed of cat on the planet and one of the most popular choices of cat breed for families throughout the UK.

They have innate hunting skills and distinctive appearance. This cat breed is one of the eldest natural breeds to exist. They’re a very sociable cat breed with a prominent exterior and triangular body shape. Their coat varies in colour. This cat breed has soft, silky; medium to long hair. They require minimal grooming compared to other long-haired cat breeds. Their coat comes in a variety of colours and patterns, with the most popular pattern being the brown tabby.

They’re an intelligent cat breed with a mind of their own. The Maine Coon has a playful and gentle nature and dog-like characteristics.

This cat breed is prone to several health conditions such as hip dysplasia, cardiomyopathy and feline hypertrophic. A reputable breeder will use screening methods to try and minimise these health conditions.

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