|Do Maine Coon Cats make good pets?
||Maine Coon Cats make friendly, sweet,
|Do they have long hair or short hair?
||Maine Coon Cats have long hair, very long
whiskers, and very long, bushy tails.
|What do they look like?
||Maine Coon Cats have a long body, and a thick,
shaggy coat, a "ruff" on frontal part of body under chin. Big paws and
long bushy tails.
They have large, tufted ears and large tufted paws.
Long teeth to catch prey on the run.
|What colors are they?
||Eyes and bodies can be varied in color.
Some colors are black, white, golden, silver, and shades of grays or
tans with white.
|What patterns do they have?
||They can have any pattern. Some are tabby,
three colors, and two colors,
|What do they eat?
||Cats are carnivores. They eat meat. This cat
was noted as a good "ratter" and was a farm cat for many years.
|How long do they live?
||Cats usually live 15 to 20 years or more.
|How much do they weight?
||Can reach 22 pounds and have a total length of