| 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
Ecuador Animal Rescue
Ecuador is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 109,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Ecuador speak Spanish. The population of Ecuador is about 13 million. Threatened species known from Ecuador include the Galapagos Rice Rat, Spiny Rat, Blue Whale, Colombian Weasel, and Fin Whale.