The Maine Coon cat is one of the largest domestic breeds...The Maine coon's coat is heavy and shaggy, but shorter on the shoulders and longer on the britches and stomach.
Taking 3-4 years to reach full size, Maine Coon's are easy-going, loyal and affectionate. At maturity, while the body size can range from medium to large size but both present with a well-balanced rectangular appearance.
While the Maine Coon is a relatively loyal and affectionate they are not prone to becoming a lap cat ..
As a breed, the Maine Coon cat comes from a more studier genetic make-up but there are a few health issues potential owners need to be aware of...