Maine Coon

This is a page for Maine Coon breeders, to help them in finding educational resources and articles, both within the PawPeds project and outside PawPeds. First, the breed-specific resources and articles are listed, but be sure to also look at the general links below! Much is the same regardless of which breed you are working with, and there is a lot of useful information to be found in the section with general info!

Maine Coon Database To the PawPeds Database for Maine Coon
Contacts for adding your cats pedigree to PawPed database
   
Send in DNA-Results
HCM DNA Send in Results Where to send your HCM DNA-test to have it registered in PawPeds
PK Send in Results Where to send your PK DNA-test to have it registered in PawPeds
SMA Send in Results Where to send your SMA DNA-test to have it registered in PawPeds
   
Information about HD and HCM by Ultrasound
(You never send in those results by your self, so read the instructions carefully and make sure your veterinarian understands what to do)
HCM Ultrasound Information Information about How to Test your cat within the Health Programme
HCM Form The Form used for testing HCM with the Health Programme
Send in HCM Ultrasound Results? NOTE! Results from HCM screening should be sent indirectly by the veterinarian and not by the owner.
HD Information Information about How to Test your cat within the Health Programme
HD Form The Form used for testing HD with the Health Programme
Send in HD Results? NOTE! Should be sent in by the veterinarian directly (Read more)
   
If you have questions contact one of the contact persons
HD Questions If you have questions about HD, just contact one of the contact persons
HCM Questions If you have questions about HCM, just contact one of the contact persons
PK Questions If you have questions about PK, just contact one of the contact persons 
SMA Questions If you have questions about SMA, just contact one of the contact persons
   
Info Health Programmes General information about the Health Programmes 
Add a Health Programme How to add a Health Programme to PawPeds!
   
Breed Information
Article Collection A collection of Maine Coon Specific articles
Outcross Cattery List A list of Outcross Catteries
Foundation Cat List A list of Maine Coon foundation cats
Methuselahs A list of Maine Coons that reached the age of 15 years or more.
Foundation Cat Documentation Cats that are used as foundation animals in the Maine Coon breed
About Maine Coons in 1903 Article about the Maine Coon 1903 
   
Picture galleries
Cats that lived 15 years or longer  A picture list of cats who lived 15 years or more. 
Pictures of 100% New Foundation Cats A list with pictures of 100% New Foundation Cats
Pictures of historic Maine Coons A list with pictures of historical Maine Coons
Pictures of Registered Maine Coons  A list with pictures of Registered Maine Coons 
Pictures of Maine Coon Breeders A list with pictures of Maine Coon breeders.