| 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. 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.
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Tajikistan Animal Rescue
Tajikistan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 55,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Tajikistan speak Tajik or Russian. The population of Tajikistan is about 7.3 million. The capital of Tajikistan is Dushanbe. Threatened species known from Tajikistan include the Markhor, Snow Leopard, and Tiger.