The Maine Coon cat is the state cat of Maine.
The Maine Coon is a breed of domestic house cat (Felis catus). It is said to be a cross between local short-haired domestic cats and long-haired breeds brought overseas by Vikings.
State Symbol Edit
Its status as the state cat was adopted by the Legislature of 1985.
The Maine Coon has been featured on a number of postage stamps from around the world.
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Moose (Animal) • Wild Blueberry (Berry) • Chickadee (Bird) • Maine Coon cat (Cat) • Lobster (Crustacean) •