The Maine Coon cat is a race cat ranking among the half long hair cats, which originally originates from the Federal State Maine in the USA. The name rises from the legend that this race is to have come out from the mating of a cat with a racoon. The Maine Coon cat is a lovely type and very noble, will-strong cat, but nevertheless very and matching the contour. It is particularly characterised by its ruggedness.
For the farmers of the United States was the Maine Coon as an excellent mouser at least very quickly popular