| Maine Coons often win the prize for Best Cat in cat shows. Maine Coons are the indigenous cat breed of North America. All Maine Coons are considered to be descended from cats in Maine. 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
Niger Animal Rescue
Niger is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 489,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Niger speak French, Hausa, or Djerma. The population of Niger is about 12 million. Threatened species known from Niger include the Addax, Dama Gazelle, Slender-horned Gazelle, and Wild Dog. The capital of Niger is Niamey.