Maine Coon Cat Lifespan: How Long Will Your Furry Friend Be Around?

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When you bring home a new kitten, you probably arenג€™t expecting it to be your pet for the next few decades. After all, other than its size and the occasional meow, you wonג€™t really know much about this little creature until itג€™s too late.
Even though you didnג€™t know it at the time, adopting a Maine Coon Cat means that they will likely be part of your family for many years. Their lifespan is similar to that of dogs and humans: they can live between 15 and 20 years.
That said, being a member of the feline family comes with some hidden dangers as well as specific needs. Assuming you take care of your adopted cat properly and provide them with loving attention every day, it should last a long time with you.

How long do indoor Maine Coon cats live?

Indoor Maine Coons can live up to 15 years. In addition, they typically have a shorter lifespan than outdoor cats because they will spend more time indoors.

How long leave Maine Coon alone?

There are a few things to consider when your Maine Coon Cat needs some time to himself or herself. Since they can be territorial and aggressive, you should keep them separated from other pets in the house. Itג€™s also important that you donג€™t leave them alone for too long as their personality might change dramatically without human interaction. They need love and attention just like any other pet in order to thrive and be happy.
Maine Coons were originally bred for hunting, so they need plenty of exercise. You should make sure that your new fur baby gets plenty of play time outside the home with toys and a daily walk around the block. If these activities are not enough, then it may be time to find another way to keep your Maine Coon Kitty happy.

Can Maine Coon cats be around other cats?

Maine Coon Cats can be around other cats if they are raised together and have a stable, loving home. Maine Coon Cats may not get along with other cats in the wild, but they can be raised as lifelong companions.
Maine Coon Cat lifespan is similar to that of dogs and humans: they can live between 15 and 20 years. However, it’s best not to let the cat become too overweight as this could weaken their immune system and increase the risk for health issues such as diabetes.

Do Maine Coon cats come back home?

If you adopt a Maine Coon cat and then get separated, one of the biggest fears for the cat is coming home to an empty house. Luckily, your new feline family member will likely come back to you if you are patient and persistent. To train your Maine Coon Cat to come back home to you, set up a ג€_x009c_surprise boxג€_x009d_ in your home that contains food or treats. This way they see that when they get hungry or want something they can go back to their home where they will be happy with their owner. And if you have any other cats in your household that chase after the newcomer, make sure to keep them separate so the two donג€™t fight.

Emilia Warren

Emilia Warren

Hi, my name is Emilia Warren, and I’m a 28-year-old Maine Coon breeder from the great state of Maine.
As you may know, Maine Coons are the official state cat of Maine, and for a good reason – they’re awesome!

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