If you are interested in a Maine Coon cat/kitten, our hope is that this page will be very helpful. It should give you an idea of what to expect from us, and will hopefully give you the guidelines necessary to find the perfect kitten, whether you purchase from us or another reputable breeder. We screen potential buyers very carefully, so be prepared for our questions, some may seem personal, but please remember we have the best interest of our kittens at heart, and the most important thing is that they get a loving and forever home. You should ask lots of questions of us as well, remember, this is a long-term committment. If, after browsing our website, you find yourself sincerly interested in one of our kittens or adult cats, please go to the " Our Questionnaire" page and fill it out, then send the form to us. We will contact you, usually within 24 hours with more information on availability, adoption fees etc.

Our kittens are raised in our home, underfoot. We no longer have dogs or young children but have placed kittens in these situations and everything has turned out well. We work very hard to be sure that our kittens are well socialized, outgoing and loving. You are guaranteed to get a wonderful new family member. We will gladly provide you with references of folks that we have placed kittens with in the past, so that you will feel comfortable purchasing your kitten from us. They are given a 3 way intranasal vaccine (for Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis and Calici) at 9 and 12 weeks. This vaccine is repeated again at 16 weeks if the kittens are still with us. Kittens sold as pets must be spayed/neutered by the age of 6 to 8 months (if not already done for you). They will usually be ready for their new homes at 13 to 16 weeks. Breeding cats are sold only to those catteries with which we have a close working relationship, and are under no circumstances available to the general public. Kittens must be kept as indoor pets, and
must never be de-clawed. If you would like to see a copy of our sales agreement, just ask, we would be happy to email you one. *Kittens may be reserved with a NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of one half the purchase price.

Each new owner must sign and agree to abide by our sales agreement. We include a 2-year health guarantee against HCM (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy) and and a 2-year health guarantee on all other genetic disorders) Our breeding cats are currently being screened for HCM. Please insist on purchasing your new kitten from a breeder who screens their breeding cats both by regular echocardiogram (every 1-2 years) and also for the cMyBPC-3 DNA gene mutation. These breeders are doing everything possible to ensure that families purchase the healthiest kittens possible. 
 

If at all possible, you should make arrangements to visit the cattery from which you will be purchasing your new kitten. We welcome your visit by appointment only. Cats and kittens should appear healthy, with clear eyes and shiny coats. Runny eyes, sneezing, etc. is an indication of poor health. Look elsewhere. Kittens should be well socialized, not shy and afraid. The environment should be clean and should smell relatively fresh, however, housing male breeding cats presents the problem of territorial marking, so some odor will be normal.

Kittens may be reserved, only a first come, first served basis. This will require a deposit.  Let us know if you would like to be placed on our waiting list. You may inquire as to what we have available at this time. Our kitten page has photos of kittens currently available. Please also check our Alters page if you might be interested in an adult cat.


Please feel free to contact us with any questions. We welcome them! Email is the easiest and fastest method of contact: mainecoons.koontyme@yahoo.com You may also phone us at 765-318-3437.

We wish you the best of luck in finding the kitty of your dreams. Below are some links which contain information that we hope you will find useful in your kitten search.

Here are a few links to help you find out more:

How To Find a Maine Coon kitten:  

http://www.mainecoons.org/h/how2find.html

Information on Declawing:

http://www.declawing.com/

http://www.cfa.org/articles/health/declawing.html

More on Corona Virus- What you need to know:

http://www.dr-addie.com/

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy:

http://www.ncstatevets.org/genetics/submitdna/

Best age for kittens to leave the cattery:

http://www.breedlist.com/faq/young.html"


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