As the name says: The Maine Coon cats come from the
American State Maine (North East). The part „coon“ seems
to come from racoon because of their long flowing tails.
Long ago people thought that they must have evolved from
matings between domestic cats and racoons. But that is
The Maine Coon was originally the American wild cat,
living mainly on farms to catch vermin. It has large
eyes and ears, as well as a big, muscular body with very
big paws are the points for a typical hunter. They have
got a long silky shaggy coat, short over the head,
becoming longer own the back, stomach, legs and ruff. Once you've seen a Maine Coon you begin to recognize
the difference between a domestic cat and a Maine Coon.