Introducing "Kat," the magnificent Maine Coon! Despite its petite size, this vibrant painting stands out in contrast to the massive stature of this domestic long-haired cat breed. A mixed media pet portrait artwork by nz artist Collette Fergus
You can purchase this stunning artwork as is, or you may choose to personalise it with a portrait of your furry companion. To discuss a custom pet portrait from a photo, simply click on the ENQUIRES link below. "Kat" measures 250mm x 250mm x 40mm deep and is priced at $170.00NZD.
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The Maine Coon is a breed of domestic cat known for its large size, distinctive appearance, and friendly personality. These cats are native to North America, specifically the state of Maine, and are believed to have descended from the domestic cats and long-haired cats that arrived on ships from Europe.
Maine Coon cats are typically larger than most other domestic breeds, with males weighing up to 13kg and females up to 7kg.
They have a long, bushy tail, a broad chest, and tufted ears. Their coat is thick and soft, with long fur on their belly, legs, and tail and shorter fur on their backs.
In addition to their striking appearance, Maine Coon cats are known for their affectionate and playful personalities. They are often described as "gentle giants" due to their friendly and pleasant nature. They are also intelligent and easy to train, making them great pets for families.
Maine Coon cats require regular grooming to maintain their luxurious coat. Still, they are generally low maintenance in terms of exercise and activity. They are adaptable to different living environments, whether in an apartment or a larger house and can get along well with other pets.
Overall, Maine Coon cats are a wonderful breed for those looking for a friendly and affectionate companion with a striking appearance. Their gentle temperament and playful personality make them a great addition to any household.