T he most common coat variation of a maine coon is by far the brown tabby. Maine coons on average measure 39 to 40 inches long.
This is the original maine coon that was sometimes mistakenly thought of being a cross between a cat and a raccoon.
Beautiful cats breeds maine coon. Copper and green golds are also common as eye color among maine coons. Average cost to keep care for a maine coon. If you are looking to buy a maine coon you would need to pay anything from 300 to over 500 for a well bred pedigree kitten.
The maine coon cat is the one of the most easily recognizable breeds that there is. These sweet and shaggy creatures are also one of the oldest breeds of domestic cats in the united states so they have a lot of history. Regardless of where the breed came from the maine coon was one of the first breeds to be recognized by the late nineteenth century cat fancy and became an early favorite.
Through natural selection the maine coon developed into a large rugged cat with a dense water resistant coat and a hardy constitution. We hand raise socialize and love our kittens up until we entrust them in your hands and then we keep on caring. We have literally scanned all of europe looking for the biggest most extreme and most beautiful cats so we can provide the very best maine coon kittens for you.
With hearts as big as them these loyal cats love their family members whether that s a house full of kids other pets or even both. A white or bi colored maine coon may even boast beautiful blue eyes. In fact maine coons who didn t have the brown tabby coat were called maine shags.
Their impressive size and majestic coat distinguish them among many other cat breeds with just one glance. The resemblance is however how the cats got the coon part of their name. The first published reference to a maine coon comes from 1861 and was about a black and white cat named captain jenks of the horse marines.
Like all other breeds maine coons need free access to fresh clean water at all times. Male maine coon cats can weigh as much as 18 pounds while females can weigh up to 16 pounds.