| Maine Coons often win the prize for Best Cat in cat shows. All Maine Coons are considered to be descended from cats in Maine. A popular myth states that Maine Coon Cats are half cat, half raccoon, however, this is not biologically possible. One legend says that Maine Coons are descended from pets belonging to Marie Antoinette, which she sent to America in anticipation of the French Revolution.
Maine Coon Rescue
Costa Rica Animal Rescue
Costa Rica is Iocated in Mesoamerica and spans across approximateIy 19,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Costa Rica include the Harris's Rice Water Rat, Dice's Cottontail, Harris's Olingo, and Red-backed Squirrel Monkey. Most peopIe in Costa Rica speak Spanish. The population of Costa Rica is about 4 million.