Fun Facts About Maine Coons!

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Maine Coons are large, beautiful cats. They are one of the most popular breed of cats around and here are some fun facts about this majestic kitty!
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About The Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is the largest of the domesticated breed of cats.
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A Gentle Giant

Although have been mistaken for Bobcats, Maine Coons can weigh anywhere from 9 to 16 lbs for a female and up to 18 lbs for a male.
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They Come In Lots of Colors

Maine coons aren’t just brown, they come in all kinds of colors including cream, smoke and cameo.
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They Have Been Cloned

Little Nicky was the first cat cloned after his death in 2004. His owner paid $50,000 to have a California company to have Little Nicky’s DNA cloned.
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Holds The World’s Oldest Cat Record

Corduroy is actually a half Maine Coon. But this year, he turned 26 years old. Making him the oldest cat on record.
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Aqua Cats!

Maine Coons love water. Unlike other cats, a Maine Coon is more likely to jump into a tub of water than most cats!
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Some Have Six Toes

Some Maine Coons have six toes. At least 40% of early Maine Coons had this characteristic due to a genetic mutation.
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Beloved

The Maine Coon was made the official state cat in 1985., but they are loved by all. They are the 3rd most popular breed in the US.
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Mrs. Norris

A Maine Coon named Pebbles was one of the three kitties used to play Mrs. Norris in the Harry Potter films. She’s the one they used who frequently ran.
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Dressed for Winter

Their large paws serve as built in snowshoes and the thick tails can wrap around their bodies when its cold. But Maine Coons have a dense, water repellant coat that is perfect for cold temps.
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