Maine Coon Cats

Do Maine Coon Cats make good pets? Maine Coon Cats make friendly, sweet, intelligent pets. 
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 40 inches.

Blazer Maine Coons (Nice pictures)

Resources:
The Pet Directory US!

Cat Fanciers' Association

Pet Place.Com

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