Maine coon cat

(redirected from Maine coon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Maine coon: Turkish Angora

Maine coon cat

a breed of cats originating from shipboard cats that landed in the American state of Maine in the 19th century. Now recognized as a distinct breed, it is a very large, muscular, long-haired cat in a variety of colors, although originally tabby.
References in periodicals archive ?
Two-dimensional color tissue Doppler Imaging detects myocardial dysfunction before occurrence of hypertrophy in a young Maine Coon cat.
Parsley, a male Maine Coon, now has more than 2500 adoring fans from all over the world who follow his daily escapades on Facebook.
Librarian Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat Diesel must again solve a mystery: this one revolving around a friend who is the prime suspect when an annoying library director is murdered in the library.
White Cross Vets veterinary nurse Nicola Bond with pet cat Poppy, a Maine coon | |
Redstone Hill Road, black, long-haired Maine Coon cat missing.
The pedigree Maine Coon, AWOL from his Quinton home for seven days and 11 hours, breezed through the property's cat-flap, oblivious to the stir caused by his absence.
One of them, Diane Armer, believes her cat Freja, a half maine coon who disappeared two weeks ago, is a victim of the dogs.
ENGLAND the North ENGLAND Gale force winds from the North made a spectacular sight at Seaham harbour as they battered the seafront yesterday USA Robin Henderson stretches out her Maine Coon cat Stewie outside her home in Reno, Nevada in 2009: the owner of the longest domestic cat in the world says Stewie died on Monday after a yearlong battle with cancer.
Attendees will see pedigreed cats of many different breeds including: Abyssinians, American Bobtail, American Curl, American Shorthair, American Wirehair, Balinese, Birman, Bombay, British Shorthair, Burmese, Chartreux, Colorpoint Shorthair, Cornish Rex, Devon Rex, Egyptian Mau, European Burmese, Exotic, Havana Brown, Japanese Bobtail, Javanese, Korat, Laperm, Maine Coon Cat, Manx, Norweigian Forest Cat, Ocicat, Oriental, Persian, Ragdoll, Scottish Fold, Selkirk Rex, Siamese, Siberian, Singapura, Somali, Sphynx, Tonkinese, Turkish Angora, and Turkish Van.
This Maine coon cat lives with Diana and Stewart Donaldson in Hawick, Roxburghshire.
The thin, 6-month-old Maine Coon had been found by animal control when he was 4 months old, his left eye savagely torn out by what staff had presumed was a dog attack, but oddly the trauma was limited to his eye -- no head gashes, no bite wounds.
The Cat Woman's Shelter's Cathy Brand-Jacobs brought a Maine Coon cat named Puff, which she held while she chatted with her parents Joan and Bob Brand.
Full browser ?