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Maine Coon is the largest type of domestic cat.
Maine Coon can reach 40 to 48 inches in length.
Maine Coon can reach 9 to 18 pounds of weight.
Maine Coon is also known as American longhair
Maine Coon is the official state cat of Maine.
Maine Coon gives birth to 4 kittens on average.
Maine Coon has an average lifespan of 9 to 15 years.

The longest living cat lived up to 26 years old.
Maine Coon should be brushed two times per week to remove dead hairs.
The Maine Coon loves water and is quite a proficient swimmer.
Maine Coon cat hairs are long and thick, which protects them from the cold.
Maine Coon cats don’t meow, they chirp.
Maine Coon cat coats are all very unique.
At least 75 recorded color combinations of Maine Coon coats.
The Maine Coon is a large and sociable cat, hence its nickname, “the gentle giant”.
Maine Coon can suffer from hip dysplasia, cardiac and kidney disorders and spinal muscular atrophy
Maine Coons are not particularly big shedders.
Maine Coons should receive a good brushing twice a week.



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