Felis ISSN 2398-2950 Maine Coon Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd Specification Biological data Specification Picture General information Semi-longhair. Old established breed in the US, developed in the UK from imported cats with no outcrossing. Championship status. Rugged, placid and friendly. Needs regular grooming, but less prone to knotting than a Persian Persian longhair. Biological data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further Reading PublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information USA Visit the Cat Fanciers' Association website to search for details of CFA Affiliated cat clubs -www.cfa.org. Maine Coon Breed Council - www.mainecoonbc.org UK Visit the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy website to search for details of GCCF Affiliated cat clubs - www.gccfcats.org. Maine Coon Breed Society -www.mainecoonbreedsociety.com. Maine Coon Cat Club - www.maine-coon-cat-club.com.