Maine Coon Rescue Information: The Maine Coon is a long-haired cat native to North America. Maine Coons are intelligent and playful. This breed is exceptionally well suited to homes with children and/or dogs. Maine Coons are affectionate, gentle family companions.
Maine Coon Trivia: 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.