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Discover more about the Maine Coons mysterious origins. Is a Maine Coon part raccoon? Find out why so many claim this cat breed is linked to raccoons!
How long do Maine Coon cats live? The average lifespan tends to be >12 years, though diet, health and great genetics play an important role in this.
Maine Coons are one of the most expensive breeds of cat, setting you back an average $1000 (£811). Never pay less than $400 for a purebred Maine Coon.