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The Maine Coon cat is the state cat of Maine.

Description Edit

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.[1]

Trivia Edit

The Maine Coon has been featured on a number of postage stamps from around the world.

References Edit

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State Symbols (E)

Moose (Animal) • Wild Blueberry (Berry) • Chickadee (Bird) • Maine Coon cat (Cat) • Lobster (Crustacean) •
Landlocked Salmon (Fish) • White Pine Cone and Tassel (Flower) • Pertica quadrifaria (Fossil) •
Tourmaline (Gemstone) • Wintergreen (Herb) • Honeybee (Insect) • Moxie (Drink) • Whoopie Pie (Treat) •
White Pine (Tree)