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Maine Coon, a.k.a American Longhair, is one of the largest breeds of domestic cats.

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Are Maine Coons prone to any genetic illness?

We know that some breeds have intense genetic problems, like Scottish Fold, which has cartilage development issues. These cats suffer from arthritis even during their middle ages and have a very low ...
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How to fatten up a Maine Coon kitten?

I have a 4-month-old Maine Coon kitten that is slightly underweight. The vet has given him a clean bill of health, but says the kitten is just "too busy growing and climbing trees, and just isn't ...
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Maine coon cat loves smell of menthol, minty, etc

Why does my Maine Coon cat love the smell and taste of menthol, mint and camphor? When I brush my teeth, he follows me to the bathroom so he can lick my mouth to remove the toothpaste. When I apply ...
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How can I persuade our Maine Coon to be less messy with food?

Our kitty (7 months) has less-than-desirable table manners that I would like to abate a bit, as they interfere with our cleanness standards. (The kitty seems to have, from the start, high cleanness ...
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Maine coon kitten biting [duplicate]

Plz " Coverback " the one who asked this question on 2013 At what age cats should stop biting and scratching games If you see this question help with your experience and answer All other fellows ...
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My Maine Coon sometimes vomits hair-balls, should I be concerned?

From time to time we come back home and we find rather disgusting hair-balls vomited by our Maine Coon. From what I read these are hair-balls and it might be normal that the cat vomits them. However ...
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Why does my Maine Coon dig around his water before drinking?

My Maine Coon digs around his water dish before drinking. Is this something that's common with Maine Coons? Why does he do this?
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Should my cat be allowed some wet food every day?

My cat is a two-year-old Maine Coon. He's very lean and in good health. He has all-day free access to his dry food and he eats a small quantity a few times a day. As everything is going well I don't ...
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What should I start with when training a cat to do tricks?

We have a two-and-a-half-year-old Maine Coon dude who really enjoys the food he can get. As I'm having good results clicker training my dog, I'm trying to find time to exercise my cat and teach him ...
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Is my two-year old Maine coon too lean?

We have five cats, four adults and a kitten. Other cats eat well but this one is just keeping slim lean thin like it was a fashion model on a catwalk. She is a Maine coon and just got two years old ...
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How large territory does a Maine Coon cat have?

In a cat care guide book it is strongly adviced never to let a Maine Coon run free, because these cats are very effective predators and run a very large territory. I have no plans to let my Maine Coon ...
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