As cat lovers or even mere cat observers, we all know about the Maine Coon. Big, beautiful, and well, that’s about it. Or is it? While we can’t tell you the origins and date of birth of the species (what feline or female wants anyone to know that anyway? here are five Interesting facts about this most intriguing of felines.
Five Interesting Facts About Maine Coon Cats
Natural selection also plays a part in the Maine Coon's history. In the 1600-1700's domesticated cats brought across the ocean from Europe faced climate changes in New England. The harsh winters, such as they had, brought about natural selection. In order to survive, the Maine Coon had to adapt, developing into the large feline with a water resistant coat (It rains a lot in Maine!! and ability to survive most climate conditions.