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She's my best friend!
~Rebecca in California
Because he is adorable, gives lots of cuddles, when he needs something, he will not take no for a answer, wants it right there and now, but I would not be without him for anything, he is my best mate.xx
~Patricia in England
I have no words to express how amazing my 6 year old Maine Coon named Ozzy is! He is just the most adorable thing and is meowing right next to me at the moment (he knows I'm writing about him). He is always around me and always wants to be petted! He is the love of my life and I would not trade him for the world.
~Samantha in Quebec
She was a stray, lost or abandoned, and she adopted me! She has been an absolute joy, so full of love, a lap cat indeed!
~Robi in Ontario
He is so silly! He takes my kids' little toys and drops them into our shoes, his food dish, and even the toilet!
~Natalie in Ohio
My Polly is the most faithful little friend I could ever ask for. While her buddy (a white domestic) is snoozing away, Polly will never leave my side.
BUT every now and then when I just can't seem to cuddle her enough, she will tell me she's had it by a nip or a swipe of her paw. And although her buddy, the domestic, weighs much more, Polly is the boss.
She can be a little jealous, I guess. My cats are the loves of my life. I never knew what a Main Coon was until my Polly came along. She's simply the best.
~Rebecca in Illinois
I love my Maine Coon Tortie Tinker so much. She is so goofy, sweet & smart. Jumps to the top of the refrigerator from the counter talking all of the time when it is time for her canned food treat in the evening.
~Judy in Nebraska
I love my Maine Coon Pretty because he is laying bedside me now purring to high heaven because is as close to his mommy as possible. He is such a big furry cuddler
~Erika in Connecticut
He's such a lover!!! He sleeps with me every night and has to touch me with his paw or lay his head on my hand. He gives me kisses and nibbles on my nose and fingers. He is my baby and only 1 year old.
~Joy in Arkansas
She is so lovable, friendly and actually makes eye contact like a person.....affectionate and talks to me whenever I touch her. I've only had her 4 wks. and couldn't love her more
~Diane in Oregon, USA
Leo always helps to make up our bed each day! He waits on me every day; when I come home from work at the door. He likes to play and he likes to sleep under the dryer in a drawer.
~Keith in Concord, North Carolina
He's such a goofball!
~Karla in Washington
Juliette makes me laugh. She loves to run and hide in an open brown grocery bag. She has made a hole in the top and sticks her paw out for me to play with.
~Jodie in Michigan
Well I think she's a mix but she has many of the coon traits and I love her because she is always there to greet me when I come home.
If I go to the store during the day she follows to the end of the block and waits for me until I get back home. Cookie walks my son every morning to the end of the block when he leaves for school.
She is gentle and tolerant, she has beed spayed and never been a mother but when I got my chihuahua pup she made sure to care for him played and bathed him( although he didn't quite like being held down for his grooming sessions)they still love each other very much. They are six now.
She likes to hunt/play with both the dogs. They end up rolling on the grass at times which is pretty funny if ya ask me.
~Rosa in Portland, Oregon
I Love My Maine Coon because he has such a personality and has become a prominent family member and very loving to the kids.
He likes his special time with me when I wind down and watch TV or check email in the evening. I love his unique chirping and meows, nothing like anything I have hears. He also is so clean regarding his large litter box. I love my sweet boy, Mr Kitty
~Paula in Florida
Simba is my love as i am his, he goes everywhere with me. When i come home from work he meets me and leads the way to the kettle. Even when we have visitors he greets them then takes his place next to me.
~Noshin in Manchester
He is a true friend
~Robert in Ontario
Our Maine Coon, Hellen of Troy, is a real survivor. In June of 2008, the Cedar River began an unprecedented rise.
We thought little of it and were told to leave our home. We thought that we would be back the next day. We were back in two weeks. We left our two cats in the house, much to our regret.
One of our Coonies was rescued and taken to shelter. The second cat, Hellen of Troy, was clever enough to hide even when the National Guard people were in and out of the house and looked for her.
Anyway, after two weeks we came back and found her. She needed hydration and one of her eyes needed treatment. She is over five years old now and in good condition.
The second Maine Coon, who was a really stunning beauty, didn't live long after this experience. Hellen is a tough little girl and a real sturdy Maine type of creature! Thanks
~Marilyn in Iowa
Our, LUKE, Maine Coon cat learned to do tricks faster than our Golden Retriever..his favorite, roll over. He also loves to 'sit up on back paws' to beg for treats. FUNNY ALL THE TIME!!!
Love my big boy..and even tho we are an 8 member family..Luke is MY CAT..follows me everywhere and sleeps ON MY PILLOW at night..even tho I 'start' him at the foot of the bed..wake every a.m., to me almost falling out of the bed and Luke happily splayed out taking 3/4's of the bed..
~Sarah in Iowa
Shiloh is 4 months. His dad is a very impressive Maine Coon and his mum is half Maine Coon and half Ragdoll.
Shiloh looks exactly like his father. He is silver and grey with a beautiful shaggy main and already huge feet. My vet was shocked when i said he is 3/4 Coon and 1/4 Ragdoll then laughed and said I was going to have a huge cat that flops.
That is the only trait from his mum that he has, he is floppy. Having read about Maine Coons he is exhibiting all of the examples of a true blood Coon. He is friendly, so loving and so funny. I have 2 Ragdoll cats aged 16 and 18 months old and they are so lovely but Shiloh is showing different types of personality than they do or any other cat I have had.
He 'fetches' when I throw toys for him, he lies on me, he sleeps next to me and he is always at the other side of a closed door if I am in that room without him.
My other cats are Lollypop and Bobby Blu. Lolly is a bit of a loner so Shiloh always goes to her but doesn't stay long but he is cheeky and I have caught him many times tripping her up and running off.
But he adores Bobby. Always following him everywhere. He lies on his back making 'puddings' with his claws and just generally getting on Bobs nerves, but being a super cat himself, rarely stops him.
As much as I would have liked to have gotten a full Maine Coon, Shiloh could not have been beaten, he is truly a lovely cat and I am so looking forward to his growing up and I can be 'wowed' with each phase of his maturing. I will try to send a pic of him so you can see how handsome he is.
~Susan in the United Kingdom
I don't know if my first post made it. If it didn't, I just wanted to say that my Polly gives me a reason to live. Three years ago I didn't want to live.
I had some tremendous losses that I still struggle with. Then Polly got very ill and went into kidney failure. We never really knew what happened.
She was at the university for three weeks before she turned around. She is my best friend and I love her and her rescue buddy more than anything in the world.
She's my constant companion and gets a bit jealous if I'm on the phone or computer. She has so much love to give. But every now and then, if for some reason I overdo it on the loving and petting, she might nip or swipe at me just so I will know my place!
Her big bushy tail never stops and she loves shredded cheese. It has to be sharp and she prefers the Wal-Mart generic brand--I kid you not--she is that particular.
~Jane in Illinois
We actually talk to each other, he understands and responds. He is also a gourmand. He eats almost any type of human food.
~François from France
He is completely mad and so funny he loves playing with my other cat Sid who is a normal moggy (sort of) my Sid who is approaching 1 gets on so well with Alex who is 11 weeks old they are just so cute, funny and loving
~Elizabeth in Dorset
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