return to items of interest main menu


A Comparison of Individual Breeds among the member organisations

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - R - S - T


Maine Coon
  ACF Maine Coon CCofA Maine Coon CFA Maine coon FIFe Maine Coon GCCF Maine Coon NZCF Maine Coon SACC Maine Coon TICA Maine Coon
Breed Name Maine Coon Maine Coon Maine Coon Maine Coon Maine Coon Maine Coon Maine Coon Maine Coon  
Recognition status full full full full full full full full  
Breed code       MCO   MCO MCO MC  
Allowable outcrosses none none   none none none none none  
Recognised colours

All except those indicating hybridization with Siamese or Abyssinian.
Divided into
Agouti;

Agouti & white

Non-agouti;

Non-agouti and white.

All recognized colours except chocolate,

lilac,

cinnamon,

fawn,

caramel

and apricot.

All patterns except the Himalayan pattern.

All colours and patterns except those showing hybridization resulting in the colours chocolate, lavender, the Himilayan pattern, the unpatterned agouti on the body (i.e. Abysinian type ticked tabby) or those combinations with white.

All colours and patterns except chocolate, lilac, cinnamon or fawn or any pointed patterns with or without white.

 

Any recognized colour or combination of colour except chocolate, lilac, cinnamon or fawn. Any recognized pattern except colourpoint pattern. When there is white spotting or patching the amount is immaterial.

All colours and patterns acceptable, excluding chocolate variations and all pointed patterns.
Self coloured cats should conform to the standard as for All Breeds.

all  
Breeding restrictions   none none   none   none none  
Special notes   none      

NZCF recognizes polydactyly (this is a gene with variable expression and may produce anything from an extra dew claw to extra digits on each paw.
Any of these expressions is acceptable and there is no preference for more rather than fewer additional toes).
Maine Coons are shown together (whether normal toed or polydactyl.

none