Maine Coon Cat











Maine Coon cat has a powerful muscular body, is sweet tempered, and adaptable to any environment.

Maine Coon Cat At a Glance

  • Weight: large-size cat weighing 9-20 lbs.
  • Longevity: 9-15 yrs.
  • Colors: white, black, blue, red, cream, brown, silver, tortoiseshell, bluecream, golden
  • Pattern: solid color, tortoiseshell, bicolor, tricolor/calico, tabby, smoke, shaded
  • Eye color: copper, green, gold, odd-eyed
  • Tendency to shed: high
  • Less allergenic: no
  • Head: medium in width and slightly longer in length than width
  • Ears: large, wide at base, tapering to appear pointed
  • Eyes: large, wide set
  • Body: medium to large in size, muscular, broad-chested
  • Legs: wide set, of medium length, and in proportion to the body
  • Paws: large, round, five toes in front; four in back
  • Tail: long, wide at base, and tapering
  • Coat: heavy and shaggy, silky
  • Behavior: maine coon cats are known for their dexterous paws, with which many maine coons can open doors and turn on faucets. They tend to be rather large and active, so they are not always the best lap cats.

Breed Characteristics:

Kid Friendly

Pet Friendly

Potential for Playfulness

Easy to Groom

General Health

Friendly toward Strangers


Maine Coon Cat Breed Standards

Maine Coon Cat Breeders


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My Maine Coon Balboa

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My Balboa is a 3 years old boy and a very, very smart one. He quickly learned some cool tricks to catch a mouse. No rodent is safe from him. He learned to hunt in a real special way... He uses his... Read More.


Maine Coon Cat

If you want an extremely quiet cat, then the Maine Coon cat may not be the perfect choice for you. They meow often, but very few people find their meowing annoying. In fact, they sometimes sound more like birds than cats.


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