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 This is an archive of photographs dedicated to the earlier Maine Coon Breeding Cats and their Breeders. It was first created by Tina Dodge, Fogcity. It is now maintained by Diana Verhaegen  from cattery The Haecoon

At the time the Ancestors-gallery was created by Tina Dodge, there were not as many breeders as there are nowadays and so of course not that many pictures of our beloved Maine Coon.Time has changed and so must the Ancestors gallery.Therefore we have made some changes/rules for anyone who wants to have their Maine Coon added into the gallery.

  1. You can send in pictures of registered Maine Coon cats BUT they must have produced at least one registered offspring [this is not applicable to the Methuselahs].  If the pedigrees are not in the database yet, you can send these to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Pictures of Maine Coon breeders, who got their first litter of Maine Coon kittens at least 10 years ago. Please send your first pedigree along.
  3. *Pictures of pure (100%) foundation Maine Coons.
  4. **Pictures of registered Maine Coon cats who lived to be 15 years or older (pictures of the cats in their old age are preferred)
  5. We also would love to have pictures of cats born before 1980 for our Historic Maine Coon section.
  6. The pictures you send in need to be named by the registered name of the cat so we can add them in alphabetical order. The cat’s picture will be shown with the cattery name as pre-fix.
  7. If you have them, we would like three pictures per cat. 1) One of the entire body, 2) one head and 3) one profile picture.

Pictures should be not bigger than 40 KB and three pictures only. If this is not possible, please send whatever format you have available.

*There will be a separate pure (100%) foundation section. The part new foundation lines/part traditional show lines will be added in the section Registered Maine Coon Cats

** If you also want to register your 15 year olds or older Maine Coons in the Methusalah section then look here

If you have a picture to add, which meets one of the criteria above, please email it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pictures of Maine Coon Breeders
Breeding prior to 1995, listed by cattery name.

Amkats - Gerri Bonsignore (with Sapphire)
Anatolien - Gido und Erika Gautschi
Avicats - Julie Cozzarelli
Blueblaze - Mike and Electra Hammonds
Buctales - Chris Buck
Calicoon - Lynne Sherer
Canaletto - Henning Mueller-Rech (with Dandy)
Carlacats - Carla Harper
Catklos - Julie Kloster
Charmalot - Ginny Molloy
Cheeptrills - Trish Simpson
Codycats - Mary Rose Sanchez
Coonalley - Elaine Magee
Cooncreole - Dan and Judy Chappetta
Cooneyisle - Sandy Sterling
Coonmora - Connie Zimmerman
Coonsboro - Jill and David Borrow
Coonquest - Vickie Fisher
Coonyham - Sharon and Laura Cunningham
Coronadocats - Diane Sweeney
DeGoonacoon - Alex de Guzman
Dorsai - Misha Peersmans (with Sunny)
Dreamhunters - Kurt Vlach
Emlu - Mary Lou Nagy-Strine
GentleGiants - Judith Null (and Tyson)
Gingercats - Ginny and Tom Erts
Hapiour - Lori Beres
Heidi Ho - Mary (Connie) Condit
Hillside - Ken Schindler
Islandcats - Pat O'Grady
Kamelotkoons - Diana Dillingham
KayceeKats - Kitty Dieterich
Kumskaka (Praylyne) - Phyllis Tobias
Kitkor Kaye Sukeforth
Lagunacoon - Gayla Pierce
Le Beau Minu (Mountview) - Carol Pedley

Magicoons - Kathy Ruf
Mainlysilver - Bonnie Pilar
McInkats - Karen McInchak
Mor-ace - Tony Morace
Mymains - Valerie Horton (with daughter Jesi)
Mainberg - Pat Bergman
MtKittery - Barbara Washburn
Mysticoon - Muriel Kay Heimer
Nascat - Donna Hinton (with Walker)
Oldechelsea - Elinor Koehlinger (with Whimsey)
Opel-Dienst, vom - Elli Lueck (with Domenica II and Jolanda)
Oro Ojos - Toni Edwards
Pedropurrs - Helen Johns
Pinecoon - Besty Tinney (with fam. and Legolas)
Prispurr - Priscilla Ivester
Prairiebaby (Dustins) - Judith Schulz
Purricoon - Brook Berger
Rascoons - Alice Rhea
Saint Clouds - Nancy Davenport
Sarajen - Teri Matzkin
Schick - Sharon Bass (with Sergeant Whisker)
Suzeran - Sue Servies
Talshipp - Vicky Shipp
Tanstaafl - Beth HicksBeth and Lynn
Tati-Tan - Sonya Stanislow
Thunderpaws - Donna Chase (with Simon)
Terrificats, Lovabacon - Karen Crookewith Joya
TuffRuff - Alexis Chontos and Andrew G. Serdy
Willowplace - Barbara Ray
Wyndhaven - Laurel Grams

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