The Maine Coon Blog

Welcome to the Maine Coon Cat Blog - it's our Daily Digest where we post new information, updates, featured articles and of course, featured Coonies! See what's new since your last visit.

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May 06, 2022

Happy Feline Friday from Xerxes Hyperion! 😍

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 πŸ’—"

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May 05, 2022

Meet Shere Khan 😍

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."

Continue reading "Meet Shere Khan 😍"

May 04, 2022

Join The Upcoming May Album! 🐱

Join the May Album
Happy Whiskers Wednesday ~ we'd love to have your Coonie join the May Album!🐱

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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."

Continue reading "Dakota and Emilie Can't Get Along"

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!

Continue reading "Meet the April Coonies!"

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!"


Continue reading "Hi from Maine!"

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! =^..^=

Continue reading "Lady Gala's Deep Gaze"

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 😍

remy and leo
Coonie of the day: Lincoln from Florida 🐾 Kim shares: β€œMy 20lb, 4yr old Coon, Lincoln, has captured our hearts.

He is affectionate and loves to play. He sleeps between hubby & I at night… he is exactly what Coons are all about.” ~ October, 2012


Continue reading "Luscious Lincoln 😍"

Mar 30, 2022

Happy Whiskers Wednesday from Remy & Leo

remy and leo
Happy Whiskers Wednesday! 🐱 πŸ’• ~ Monique's boys, Rembrandt and Leonardo (Remy & Leo) in Canada 🐾

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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 🐱 =^..^=

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

Continue reading ""Is Cheech a Maine Coon Mix?""

Mar 25, 2022

Oberon Nimbis πŸ–€

stunning black maine coon cat
Happy Flashback Friday! ~ Oberon Nimbis from our August '13 Album 😍

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Mar 21, 2022

Is Mulder a Maine Coon/Mix?

fluffy tabby with white cat
Happy Monday from Marvelous Mulder! 😍 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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Mar 10, 2022

New Today: Are Maine Coons Hypoallergenic?

collage of beautiful maine coon cats
You may be wondering, "Are Maine Coons hypoallergenic?" when researching cat breeds. Cat allergies can be a big roadblock for pet lovers who want to get a cat.

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Mar 09, 2022

The Polydactyl Maine Coon Cat

march photo gallery

Polydactyls are SO neat! 🐾❀️🐾 Everyone loves a Maine Coon polydactyl cat! They are so endearing! Did you know that early in the breed's development, Maine Coons were often polydactyls?

Continue reading "The Polydactyl Maine Coon Cat"

Mar 09, 2022

Today's 2 New Additions:

ginger kitty
Sam in UK shares: "This is Fuzzball. She isn't a pure Maine but we think she definitely has some Maine in there! She is loving and loyal but don't be fooled by the cuteness! She is a little diva at times as well! My son named her hence the name haha :D"
pounce the kitty
Ashley in Michigan shares: "Pounce is a 10 year old Coon! He loves to play outside in the summer. He hates the snow! Loves bird watching, catching birds, and making bird sounds..."

Continue reading "Today's 2 New Additions:"

Mar 08, 2022

Totally Terrific Tori! πŸ’Ÿ

tori the maine coon
Meet 10 month old love bug Tori! 🐾 Her mom, Peggy, says she loves Fancy Feast, and is totally into her spring toys ~

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Mar 07, 2022

Meet Karrot! 🧑

karrot the ginger maine coon
Meet 24 Karrot Orange Crush, aka Karrot! 🧑 His mom shares, "He’s orange of course, and a fluff ball with a very strong personality. April 7th he will be 1 year young. He is the softest kitty I have ever felt. He is very rambunctious and loves teasing our two English Creams." ~ Happy Maine Coon Monday!

Continue reading "Meet Karrot! 🧑"

Mar 05, 2022

Meet Bodhi!

bodhi the maine coon
Happy Caturday from Bodhi, the latest addition to our March Photo Album!

Continue reading "Meet Bodhi!"

Mar 04, 2022

Max, Leaving Kyiv ❀

red tabby kitten in car
This is Max, on his way from Kyiv to Germany with Project Dynamo. He is 12 weeks old and the best of kittens.

Reply: Oh, and a bright spot he is! I'm not sure if you are there with him or sharing for someone else, but either way I'm so glad he and you are safe...

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Mar 04, 2022

The March Photo Album is Here! 🐱

march photo gallery

Meet Mochi, Shirley, Bambi and Pumpkin, Bastet and Cali in our brand-new March Photo Album of Featured Coonies! ~ Happy Feline Friday!

Continue reading "The March Photo Album is Here! 🐱"

Mar 03, 2022

Join Us! 🐾

invitation to join photo gallery
We'd love to give your Coonie a place in our next online gallery! 🐾

Continue reading "Join Us! 🐾"

Feb 28, 2022

Merlin the Magical πŸ’₯

black maine coon cat

With the addition of Merlin the Magical, our February Album is all wrapped up!

Barbara in Pennsylvania shares: "He’s only finishing his last year of maturity from four to five! Never have I as his owner had a young guy so smart & funny!

Does tricks & comes when I call him! Hugs his groomer but not his Momma yet! He makes a day so worth getting up!" =^..^=

Visit Merlin and more beautiful new additions:

Continue reading "Merlin the Magical πŸ’₯"

Feb 27, 2022

4 New Coonies in the Latest Album! 😻

collage of Coonies

Trixie, Bones, Augusta and Puss have just been added to the latest Photo Album!

Come check them out and leave a comment, too. =^..^=

Continue reading "4 New Coonies in the Latest Album! 😻"

Feb 26, 2022

Maine Coon Cat Grooming Tips & Tricks

collage of well-groomed Maine Coons

Brushes, Mats, Lion Cuts and Shedding - Oh My!

Maine Coons are famous for that thick, shaggy coat. With a few tricks up your sleeve, Maine Coon cat grooming isn't actually all that hard!

Continue reading "Maine Coon Cat Grooming Tips & Tricks"

Feb 24, 2022

The Brown Tabby Maine Coon Cat Color: So Beautiful! >^..^<

collage of Brown Tabby Maine Coons

Brown tabby Maine Coon cats are so classic!

Over the years, some absolutely stunning Brown Tabby Maine Coons have been sent in to our monthly photo galleries.

Here are some beautiful cats and some fun facts for you to enjoy!

Continue reading "The Brown Tabby Maine Coon Cat Color: So Beautiful! >^..^<"

Feb 18, 2022

Maine Coon Personality: The Ultimate Family Pet

collage of Maine Coons

The character and personality traits of Maine Coon cats are outstanding.

It may be their beautiful personality that keeps them consistently one of the most popular cat breeds in the United States.

Yes, these intelligent pets claim a special place in your heart, and there's no turning back!

Continue reading "Maine Coon Personality: The Ultimate Family Pet"

Feb 16, 2022

Meet Smokey!


Meet Jasmine's boy Smokey, new today in our Maybe-Maine Coon 2022 Album. Jasmine shares:

"Smokey turned 3 in the summer, the sweetest and most nosey. He's a solid 22lbs of healthy explorer and has all of the physical traits except the long fur.

His facial and massive paws are straight Maine Coon. He wants to be friends with everyone regardless of species and wants to adventure everywhere. It's stressful sometimes."

Continue reading "Meet Smokey!"

Feb 15, 2022

Meet Rex and Quinn

rex and quinn

Meet Rex & Quinn, two affectionate Australian brothers new in our February Album today! 😍

Continue reading "Meet Rex and Quinn"

Feb 14, 2022

Happy Valentine's Day! ❀ =^..^=

collage of White Maine Coons

What makes this cat breed so special? Are Maine Coons smart? There is so much to love about them.

Here are 10 things I love about Maine Coons! What about you?

Continue reading "Happy Valentine's Day! ❀ =^..^="

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