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Jul 06, 2022

Meet Shiloh, from Ottawa Canada!

Meet Shiloh, from Ottawa Canada! This stunning boy is only one year old, and at 14lbs has more growing to do. He was born in Russia (on Canada Day) and traveled to his new home with Maureen in Canada, who says he is so sweet, gentle and social. What a love!

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Jul 04, 2022

An Explosion of Colorful Coonies!

The June Album is all wrapped up! ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ˜ป
Happy Maine Coon Monday!

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Jun 27, 2022

Bringing Back a Favorite Feature!

Marvelous Minnie Minerva was "interviewed" in a past issue of Tattle Tails (our older newsletter before PAWSitive Passages). She was such a doll! Check out her interview, and if you'd like your Coonie to have a featured interview in an upcoming newsletter, follow the included links to contact me!

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Jun 22, 2022

Vinty Minty's Baby!

'Vinty Minty's' babies are gorgeous! ๐Ÿ˜ Jessica from YellowstoneCoon Cattery shares this update: "Today we introduce one of her beautiful babies in a Blue Silver shaded. We are so proud of this little dumpling! She and her siblings have started to finally eat solid food, and boy are they messy!"

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Jun 14, 2022

Today's New Addition: Lovely Lacey ๐Ÿ˜

Today's new addition is lovely Lacey! Lacey is Diane's 10yr old rescue girl who loves being the center of attention and getting in some good lap time =^..^=

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Jun 13, 2022

Happy Maine Coon Monday!

Happy Maine Coon Monday from sensational sisters Violet and Khaleesi, who have a new update for us =^..^=

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Jun 10, 2022

24 Karrot Orange Crush!

Happy Frisky Friday from 24 Karrot Orange Crush, who just joined our June Album ๐Ÿ˜ Karrot is a rambunctious and loving boy who enjoys mornings best and is trying really hard to be best buddies with his Golden Retriever siblings!

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Jun 09, 2022

Is Andy Coonie or Weegie?

Barbara shares: "Andy is a rescue cat, reportedly found as a stray, tattooed and chipped, then given to the shelter for showing โ€œsigns of stressโ€.

Not sure what they were, as he moved into our house with complete confidence..."
Andy's feature in our latest album:

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Jun 08, 2022

Coonie of the Day: Zephyr ๐Ÿ˜ธ

handsome fluffy brown tabby
Happy Whiskers Wednesday from handsome boy Zephyr, who has a reputation in his beach neighborhood for his talkative and social nature!
Zephyr's feature in our latest album:

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Jun 07, 2022

Meet a Vintage Maine Coon!

gorgeous maine coon
Meet stunning US* YellowstoneCoon En Vintage Wings โ™ฅ๏ธ We are thrilled to be able to share this new photo from Yellowstone Coon Cattery.

Jessica says, "This pretty girl is a Black Silver Shaded Torbie Maine Coon. Vintage has 2 little human brothers here at home who adore her and have given her the nick name 'Vinty Minty.'

Vintage was a first time Mama 2 weeks ago and is doing such a great job! We can't wait to see her little 'Vinty Mintys' get older and start playing!"

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Jun 06, 2022

Today's Feature: 3 Coonies in the Garden โ™ฅ๏ธ

three maine coon cats
Happy Maine Coon Monday!
These three beauties certainly know how to brighten up a garden =^..^=
Check out their new feature in our June Album here:

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Jun 05, 2022

The June Album of Featured Coonies is Here!

collage of coonies
Boris, Zephyr, Cali, Maddy and her baby, a beautiful trio, and Leo are kicking off this month's brand new album!

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Jun 03, 2022

Meet Ralph and Stella Today!

collage of big van kitty
Does Our Rescue Cat have Maine Coon Ancestry?
Meet 25lb fluffer Ralph! Lacey shares, "he likes to hold conversations with humans and follow us around like a puppy. He is huge (25+ lbs) and has a very unique personality. Nobody is a stranger to him and took to living with us very quickly.

We cannot believe anyone put him out of their house in swelteringly hot southeastern Louisiana."

Stella has such pretty coloring! Her new mom, Karen, shares: "We got Stella from a local shelter in April. She was rescued in North Carolina but I donโ€™t have any other information.

She had an eye infection that is tough to cure since she absolutely refuses to eat anything with the meds in it! Weโ€™ve successfully got some eye ointment in, but itโ€™s not easy!

She was friendly at the shelter, but became extremely skittish when we got her home..."

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Jun 01, 2022

New Today: Scarlett & Skimbleshanks!

two maine coon mixes
Meet Scarlett & Skimbleshanks, siblings who were discovered in a garage as tiny kittens!

Shiela in Ontario wonders if they have some Coonie in them. Hop on over to their page and tell her what you think!

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May 31, 2022


tiger kitty
Meet Minsc! Minsc is new in our Maybe-Maine Coon Gallery. Ahlisha shares: "This is Minsc. Heโ€™s around 8 months old, and heโ€™s named after a warrior that carries a hamster. Heโ€™s a super calm kitty, very reserved. He is quite shy around strangers. If more than 2 people are in my house that he isnโ€™t familiar with, he hides..."

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May 31, 2022

Maine Coon Losing Fur

Today a reader asks:"Hello, my Maine Coon is 5 years old, and sheโ€™s an indoor cat. I noticed she has started losing fur in her back legs and tail this past month.

She has never lost this much fur before. I donโ€™t know what to do, can you please give me advice."

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May 31, 2022

Milo and Eli

two maine coons cuddling
Meet Marvelous Milo and Eli! Jillian shares, "Milo is a grey smoke the kitten of a Russian import, Eli is my handsome red.

Milo is a total softie, loves being cuddles. Eli is more independent and likes to in his catiowatching the birds and squirrels

They love to cuddle up together, but they also like rough and tumble playtime."

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May 06, 2022

Happy Feline Friday from Xerxes Hyperion! ๐Ÿ˜

handsome ginger maine coon cat
Happy Feline Friday from Xerxes Hyperion!=^..^= Angela In Berlin shares, "Xerxes Hyperion is the sweetest boy, he's a Pisces and he loves to spend his time with his mom ๐Ÿ’—"

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May 05, 2022

Meet Shere Khan ๐Ÿ˜

stunning red maine coon cat posing on chair
Meet Shere Khan, our first Featured Coonie of May! =^..^=

Alyssa in Michigan shares, "Shere Khan is a 5 year old Maine Coon. He has earned his Grand Premier title through CFA but more than anything he has earned my heart for life."

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May 04, 2022

Join The Upcoming May Album! ๐Ÿฑ

Join the May Album
Happy Whiskers Wednesday ~ we'd love to have your Coonie join the May Album!๐Ÿฑ

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Apr 27, 2022

Dakota and Emilie Can't Get Along

Two Female Maine Coon Cats
New today: At My Wit's End With Maine Coon Fighting:
Natalie in San Jose says, "I cannot let them with each other for just 5 minutes before they start fighting each other... I am trying really hard. I love my Maine Coons so much and it breaks my heart seeing them like this with each other."

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Apr 15, 2022

Young Maine Coon With a Biting Problem

purebred silver male maine coon
New today: This beautiful boy has a biting problem and his family is at a loss for what to do: "Our MC is 14 months old. Breeder released him at 8 weeks and we suspect too early and she did not socialize.

He bites when you pick him up, pet him, try and comb or clip nails. He rarely allows head scratching... What can we do?"

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Apr 14, 2022

New From Our Community:

maine coon kittens
Update: Community members have been actively posting comments on this webpage, warning our Maine Coon friends of various scam sites.

If you have an experience to share, help us make this a resource for others by sharing here.

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Apr 13, 2022

Meet the April Coonies!

maine coon cat collage
The April Album is here! Come meet Figaro & Adina, Mittens & Shadow, Opie, and Sherlock!

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Apr 12, 2022

Hi from Maine!

brown tabby with white maine coon cat collage
New in our Coffee Shop today: BettyJo's boy, Goose, says "Hi from Maine!"


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Apr 08, 2022

Lady Gala's Deep Gaze

cat quote with image of purebred female brown tortie maine coon cat
"An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language."

~ Martin Buber

Lady Gala of Lille, France, has an amazingly deep and beautiful gaze in our May '14 Photo Album

Happy Feline Friday! =^..^=

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Apr 06, 2022

How to Stop Cats Scratching Furniture

how to stop cats scratching furniture
Fortunately, Maine Coon Cats are very smart and trainable!

Here is our new, complete guide on how to keep furniture protected and encourage appropriate scratching.

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Apr 01, 2022

Luscious Lincoln ๐Ÿ˜

remy and leo
Coonie of the day: Lincoln from Florida ๐Ÿพ Kim shares: โ€œMy 20lb, 4yr old Coon, Lincoln, has captured our hearts.

He is affectionate and loves to play. He sleeps between hubby & I at nightโ€ฆ he is exactly what Coons are all about.โ€ ~ October, 2012


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Mar 30, 2022

Happy Whiskers Wednesday from Remy & Leo

remy and leo
Happy Whiskers Wednesday! ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿ’• ~ Monique's boys, Rembrandt and Leonardo (Remy & Leo) in Canada ๐Ÿพ

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Mar 28, 2022

"Is Cheech a Maine Coon Mix?"

fluffy brown maine coon mix
Pamela's recently adopted fluffy boy, Cheech, is brand-new in our Maybe-Maine Coon photo album today ๐Ÿฑ =^..^=

Come visit and let her know whether he may be a Maine Coon Mix!

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Mar 25, 2022

Oberon Nimbis ๐Ÿ–ค

stunning black maine coon cat
Happy Flashback Friday! ~ Oberon Nimbis from our August '13 Album ๐Ÿ˜

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Mar 21, 2022

Is Mulder a Maine Coon/Mix?

fluffy tabby with white cat
Happy Monday from Marvelous Mulder! ๐Ÿ˜ Keri shares his personality and asks if he may be part Maine Coon. What do you think? =^..^=

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Mar 17, 2022

Maine Coon Scratching Post?

siamese on infinity scratcher
Michael asks: "What would you recommend for a scratching tree?" Here, I share three of our top picks. This is an interactive page, so leave a comment if you have a recommendation too!

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Mar 16, 2022

Look Who Just Joined Our March Album!

collage of maine coon cats
Twins Natasha and Gretchen, Poco, Narnia, Leo, Presley and Binx have all recently joined our March Photo Album!

Check them out and leave a comment if you wish!

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Mar 11, 2022

New: Cat Quotes, Sayings, Proverbs and Inspiration

beautiful maine coon cat
Welcome to our collection of inspirational photos with the best cat quotes! We've been sharing the best cat quotes in our newsletter and on social media for a while now, and it's time they had a page all their own!

Enjoy these cat sayings, quotes and proverbs.

You may even want to bookmark this page - there are many more to come!

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