What are European Maine Coons?

What makes Maine Coons so special? These extraordinary cats are nicknamed the “gentle giant” for a good reason. That is just one of the reasons we are breeders these magnificent animals. Learn more the breed below.

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Maine Coon Cat Profile

Of all domesticated cat breeds, Maine Coons are the largest. Adult males average 13-18 pounds and females are around 8-12 pounds. Adults are about 10-16 inches tall and can reach a length of up to 48 inches. But don’t let their size fool you! Maine Coons are famous for being extremely social and gentle. They are commonly called “lap-cats” and said to have a “dog-like” personality.

Maine Coons are distinctive in appearance, not only for their size, but for their beautiful tufts of hair on their neck and ears. Some have extraordinary lion-like ruffs around the bottom of their necks. They are soft and silky medium haired cats also distinguished by their long, fluffy tails.

Don’t let its awesome, prestigious look fool you – this breed is normally quite loving and playful! It gets its name from being the official state cat of Maine, USA.

Maine Coon Cat FAQs

Are Maine Coon cats good pets?

Absolutely! They generally get along with everyone famously – even other pets. Maine Coons are gentle giants with a “dog-like” personality. They are known for being very loving, intelligent cats that adapt easily and are very tolerant.

How long do Maine Coon cats live?

The average lifespan of a Maine Coon is about 10-13 years, but some have been known to live up to 15 years. As with any pet, much of this depends upon breeding, diet and exercise.

Do Maine Coon cats shed a lot?

Yes, Maine Coons do shed and it helps to brush them regularly. They have thick hair with two undercoats and one guard coat. Some cats shed more than others, depending on the type of coat they have. For example, fluffier cats shed more than ones with more of a silky texture.

How much does a Maine Coon cat cost?

The kittens at Dynasty Maine Coons range in pricing depending upon the color, multi-cat discount and if you’d like breeding rights. See all pricing details and how it works here. Please keep in mind that since our kittens are in such high demand, prices are firm and non-negotiable. We recommend reserving your kitten as soon as they are born because they are adopted quickly. We don’t take reservations until the kittens are born, but you can join a waiting list to get ahead of the litter.

Do you accept credit cards?

At Dynasty Maine Coons, we require a non-refundable deposit through Paypal, check or cash. Then final kitten payments must be in cash.

About Us

We are high quality European Maine Coon Breeders in Wisconsin. Whether you are located in Wisconsin, Chicago, Michigan or anywhere in the United States, Dynasty Maine Coons can help you get the cat or kitten of your dreams!

We have TICA Registered European & American Maine Coons. We specialized in White, Red Silvers, Classic Silvers, Black Silvers and Brown Tabbies. Maine Coons for Adoption.

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