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Do Maine Coons follow you around?

Do Maine Coons follow you around?

Maine Coons are often referred to as the ‘dog of the cat world’, since they adore human company and like to follow their owners around the home.

Do you want a Maine Coon as a companion?

Many people get a cat as a companion, and part of that contract is the cat must be ‘human orientated’. There are many breeds that are known to not like being picked up. But what about the Maine Coon is you want a cuddly cat? So, do Maine Coons like to be held or cuddled? Yes, very much so.

How much does it cost to adopt a Maine Coon cat?

At Maine Coon Adoptions, the rescue fee is $160 for kittens up to one year old, $135 for healthy cats from 1-8 years old, $110 for elderly and special needs cats, and $225 for purebreds. In some situations, a need may arise to ship a cat from one location to another, especially if the breeder’s cattery is too far from your home.

Are there any health issues with a Maine Coon?

Being aware of these possible health issues would help you with your buying choices and on how you would care your Maine Coon. Some of these health concerns are hip dysplasia and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The Maine Coon cat’s size may be a factor for the predisposition to hip dysplasia.

What does a Maine Coon cat look like?

Because of their luscious coat, Maine Coon cats have this regal look that makes them distinguishable. Add the mane of fur around the neck area and you have one totally charming cat. Their thick coat keeps them warm during the winter. But it also gives them their majestic appearance.

How can you tell if a kitten is a Maine Coon?

The eyes of kittens and cat in this breed are usually large, and are said to have a very intelligent look to them. This may mean that the eyes of the cats are simply large and the size gives them an intelligent look, or perhaps they know something that they aren’t sharing!

When did the Maine Coon become the state cat?

The Maine Coon was made the official state cat of Maine in 1985—but they’re also beloved by cat lovers across America. In 2015, Maine Coons were the third most popular breed in the U.S., according to CFA registration statistics.

What kind of exercise does a Maine Coon need?

While Maine Coons don’t have special exercise needs to take note of, you can offer them opportunities to be active. Maine Coons are quite adept at climbing. If yours is inclined towards scaling things, install a cat tree or cat castle for it.

When is the best time to care for a Maine Coon?

Its muscular, athletic bodies need to spend all that excess energy through exercise. Known for its crepuscular nature, Coon cats are typically most active during dawn and dusk. To keep your Maine Coon healthy (and to avoid waking nights), you should give it room to be active in the daytime.