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5 Interesting Facts Of Maine Coons That Will Make You Say... I Want One!

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    They’re the largest domestic cat breed.

    Via: I Heart Cats

    Maine Coon cats can boast an average weight of 13-18 pounds. They average 10-16" tall and up to 48" long including the tail! They are sometimes even mistaken to be bobcats because they are so large....Now that's a big cat!


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    They’re very dog-like cats.

    Via: I Heart Cats

    They are playful, social and affectionate and enjoy spending time with their owners. So in case you couldn't decide between a dog or cat... you can have both!


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    They’re America’s oldest show cat.

    Via: Mental Floss

    Maine Coons are a naturally occurring breed of cat from the United States, and for a long time Maine Coons were the country's most wanted breed.


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    Not All Maine Coons Are Brown

    Via: Mental Floss

    They actually are born in a variety of colors and patterns. Some are smokey, cream, mackerel and even tortoiseshell. 


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    They like playing in water

    Via: Mental Floss

    Since their winter-made fur coats, Maine Coon's fur tends to be water-resistant and they are actually good swimmers. Not your average cat.


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    Who Wouldn't Want One Of These Gorgeous Cats!

    Via: Cat Time
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