Ensuring the cleanliness of a Maine Coon bottom

Old man and his Maine Coon

Social media users are inquiring about how to keep their Maine Coon cats clean, specifically regarding the issue of fecal matter adhering to the cat’s rear (that was said politely wasn’t it 🙀). While Maine Coons are generally ‘self-cleaning’, this particular problem seems prevalent among the breed because of that magnificent shaggy fur. It’s …

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Maine Coon hairy feet discussed

Super-long Maine Coon paw tufts

Maine Coons are known for their hairy feet, with tufts of fur protruding between their toes. While it varies among individual cats, there are remarkable photos showcasing exceptionally long tufts of hair extending downward through the paw pads. This results in the fur cushioning the space between the paw pads and the floor during …

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Is the Maine Coon bigger than the Norwegian Forest cat, Ragdoll, Savannah, Siberian, Bengal?

F1 Savannah cat Titan at the Marland Mansion, Ponca City, OK, USA

On average, the Maine Coon cat is larger than almost all other domestic cats, with the exception of the F1, or first filial, Savannah cat. The F1 Savannah cat is the largest among domestic cats, although it is not recognized as a formal breed. The Maine Coon is the largest domesticated cat breed, but …

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Useful free to use picture of a happy Maine Coon

Free to use picture of a happy Maine Coon

This is a useful free to use photographic quality image of a ginger tabby Maine Coon cat resting in a cat tree of suitable size and robustness. He’ll be male as nearly all ginger tabbies are male. RELATED: 12 facts on keeping an indoor cat happy We (good cat caregivers) know that ensuring your …

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Sweden’s cat lovers like the Ragdoll and Maine Coon

Raggie and MC are the two most popular cat breeds in Sweden

Statista tell us that the favourite cat breeds of Sweden are the Ragdoll, Maine Coon and Siberian in that order for the top three. The selection is very similar to that which you’ll find in the US and other Western countries except for the Siberian, which originates in Russia. Raggies have to be pliable …

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Is a Maine Coon, Savannah mix possible? Yes and no.

Maine Coon Savannah cat mix is possible physically and biologically but it's not allowed per cat association rules

Is a Maine Coon, Savannah cat mix possible? That’s the question and there are two ways to answer it. The answer depends on whether you comply with the cat associations breed standards or not. Maine Coon breed standard disallows outcrossing The reason for that is simple. The Maine Coon breed standard states unequivocally that …

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Lykoi Maine Coon mix called a Lycoon

Formally speaking the Maine Coon Lykoi mix is a hypothetical breed and will never happen under the auspices of the cat fancy

This man on TikTok, Robert Coad (robertcoad530), claims to have bred a Maine Coon/Lykoi hybrid or a Maine Coon Lykoi mix which he calls a Lycoon. And he appears to be doing this informally in his apartment or house. He presents his efforts on TikTok. He is very pleased with himself but I’m not …

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