Pets come with lots of joy as well as love and once we start having pets with us then that pet is no longer remains just a pet rather he becomes a family member. Cats are the most popular pet that people choose all around the world as it is said that cats can be the best pet ever. There are lots of varieties of cats in the market to choose from.
Maine coon is one such type which is commonly known by the name of gentle giant which goes well with their appearance as well as looks as they are one of the biggest domesticated cats ever. They have some unique features which make them one of the most perfect pet of the house. If you have already decided to bring one gentle giant home then here is some information about them which would help you a lot in order to take better care of them:
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They become about 1 meter long from tail to nose when they completely grow up and the average weight of this cat breed lies around 3.6 to 8.2 kg. It is said that this cat breed is somehow related to Norwegian forest cats. They have their origins from North America and it is said that they are well skilled cats with so much of talents in them. It is said that a Maine coon kitten would have a life span of 10 to 15 years but if you would get good care your cat then they can even live for some days. They take their full size from their three or four year of age. They have an eye color of green, copper or even golden with a nice green shine on them. They have dense fur coat which come in many different colors such as black, white, red and they even come in a combination of two or more colors. The best part about their appearance is that they long hairs around their neck which make them look like small miniature lion and they always wiggle their fluffy tails which looks welcoming as well as adorable. Despite of the fact that they are biggest domestic cats they are not at all couch potatoes.
Maine coon personality:
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It is because of their well behaved nature that they are commonly called as a gentle giant. They are socialized as well as good mannered cats so they won’t let you down in front of anyone. They are cute and adorable which makes popular in social platforms. They tend to accept as well as adopt new lifestyles as well as environment faster than any other pets. You might see them following you every time and it is because of the fact that they love being around humans. It is not that they always love attention but they follow human just because they like to do so. You don’t have to worry if you have other small pets as well as babies in house as they are excellent with kids and with other animals too. This cat is so patient that even if you would shut the door on his face then also he would wait at the door quietly until you realize yourself that the cat is not in the house and open the door for him. If you have mouse in your house who is disturbing your living then this cat is the solution that you should get because he is an expert in mouse catching. This cat loves to play and is so active and playful that you would always be entertained around him. Their willingness to learn new things makes it easier for his owner to train them and they tend to learn thing fast as well. They are silly and often forget that they are more kittens rather they love to do weird things and chasing is their favorite game. Over all Maine coon personality is compared to a gentleman that makes it a perfect pet as well.
Health complications as well as care:
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They have some genetic health issue which includes hip dysplasia, heart problems, kidney issues etc and rather 6hat these complication this cat tend to stay fit and healthy. It is always advised to get your cat checked by a good vet once in a while to make sure that they are healthy. They do not need any such care all you need to do is comb them regularly as they tend to shed a lot and you should always keep them clean in order to avoid any bacterial infections on their skin. You even have to detangle the long hair that they have around their neck.
These were few facts as well as information about Maine coon which you should know in case you want to adopt one as your pet.