maine coon colors

There are over 84 Maine Coon colors and patterns. The Maine Coon color chart that you’ll see below is a lush representation of the kittens that Sassy Koonz can produce. Most pet owners don’t realize all of the different options when it comes to the purebred Maine Coon Cat. The easy-to-navigate tables below show all of the Maine Coon color combinations you can get from a Maine Coon Kitten.

As you’re checking out the photos of the gorgeous Maine Coon colors, a few things are interesting to remember. Male kittens always obtain both color genes from their mother. The male offspring in a litter will always be either the color of the mother or the dilute form of the mom’s color. Furthermore, female kittens will be a combination of both parents’ colors. With this information, it’s easy to predict the expected colors of kittens from the parents.

To view the various Maine Coon colors and patterns, use the tabs at the top of each color class. They’re broken down here for you by colors and patterns.

There’s plenty of information on the CFA website to read about feline genetics, cat colorations, and how Maine Coons get their colors and patterns. There are also plenty of pictures of Maine Coon cats in this directory for you to use as a reference.


Black Maine Coons

Black Maine Coon

The black Maine Coon cat is stealthy, sleek, and intriguingly beautiful. Although it’s not common to see a solid black Maine Coon, they sure are easy on the eyes when you do see them.

Even more beautiful than a black Maine Coon adult is a black Maine Coon kitten.

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Black

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Freddie

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Prince of Darkness

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Hitman

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Atticus

Male
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Black Swan

Female
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Jambi

Girl
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Black Smoke Maine Coon

When we refer to the “smoke” color in a Maine Coon cat, we’re referring to the silver undercoat that is seen on a solid color cat. It’s not always easy to detect a smoke undercoat in kittens, which can develop and become more prominent with age. See the evidence by checking the cat’s hair shaft roots.

Black smoke is the most popular color of smoke. However, there are many other beautiful smoke-colored variations. An actual smoke color will have silver roots to the hair shaft.

NOTE: The silver coat in a solid-colored Maine Coon is called smoke. In a tabby cat, it’s referred to as silver. It’s the same gene that produces this color. It’s called the silver inhibitor.

Sometimes, people refer to the black smoke as the black and grey Maine Coon cat.

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Julia

IN HER FOREVER HOME

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Zakk

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Spike

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Miss May

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Male
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Black Sunshine

Male
IN HIS NEW HOME

Black and White Maine Coon

The black and white Maine Coon is usually classified as a bi-color. The distribution of white can be very small, like a white locket on the chest. It can also be in abundance, creating a “van” pattern. When we speak of any cat “with white” or “bi-color”, it is indicated by the amount of white that can be seen on the cat. White is a spotting gene.

The black and white Maine Coon can also be referred to as a “tuxedo Maine Coon”.

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Dio

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Moby Dick

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Trumpy Bear

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Sleepy Joe

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Zombie

Male
IN HIS NEW HOME

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Boujee

Female
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Falling In Reverse

IN HIS NEW HOME

Black Smoke and White Maine Coon

Black Smoke and White Maine Coons are more commonly known as tuxedo cats. With the smoky undercoat, they present a very sultry look.

See the photos of our black smoke with white Maine Coons.

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Illuminati

Black Smoke with White
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Butler

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Ozzy

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Torry

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Dimebag

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Zeppelin

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Rendezvous

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Mambo

Male
IN HIS NEW HOME

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Tokyo

Male
IN HIS NEW HOME

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Larry

Male
RESERVED

Black Tabby Maine Coon

There’s something so regal and beautiful about a Black Tabby Maine Coon. This very traditional look is the most sought-after Maine Coon color. They also have the highest win rate at the TICA Cat shows.

The classic version of the black tabby presents a black coat with warm brown swirls as its pattern. Some people will refer to the pattern as a”Bullseye” pattern since you can see a perfectly round spot in the ribcage area. The black classic tabby is also known as the brown Maine Coon tabby, and some will call him “marble”.

The black mackerel tabby Maine Coon will have stripes on its body and legs that resemble fish bones. These cats are marked more like a tiger.

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The Beast

Black Classic Tabby Male
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Reznor

Male
IN HIS FOREVER HOME

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Bang Bang

Male
IN HIS NEW HOME

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Cali

Female
IN HER NEW HOME

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Soap

IN HIS FOREVER HOME

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Crybaby

IN HER FOREVER HOME

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Black Tabby Maine Coons are available in different patterns.

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Joan

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Ga Ga

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Milk and Cookies

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Tragic Magic

IN HIS NEW HOME

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Reimagined

Male
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Popular Monster

IN HIS FOREVER HOME

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Radke

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Ferrari

Future Queen

Black Silver Maine Coon

The black silver Maine Coon has become extremely popular over the last couple of years. Maine Coon Breeders all over the world have put an emphasis on producing Maine Coons in stunning silver colors and patterns.

The silver Maine Coons can have different levels of silver, classifying them as either silver, shaded, or shell. The amount of silver on each strand of hair will determine which class they belong.

Silver Maine Coon kittens are typically the first ones to get chosen in a litter, regardless of the other colors available.

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Tiffany

Black Silver Mackerel Tabby

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Pink

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Clare

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Loverboy

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LiLu

Female
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Black Silver with White Maine Coon

The black silver with white Maine Coon has a wonderful contrast in color and dynamic. The dark against white fur with the added silver undercoat makes for a very elegant cat. The more white the cat has, the most dramatic the effect.

Just like with Black Tabbies, the black silver tabbies with white can be found in multiple patterns:

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Lambert

IN HIS FOREVER HOME

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Kiss Me Deadly

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Gooey

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Black Tortie and Torbie Maine Coons

Black Tortie Maine Coon

The black tortie Maine Coon is a crowd pleaser. With her dark mysterious black coat, highlighted with fiery red, she is sure to have a tortietude. This coat is considered a “solid” coat, also known as non-agouti, since there are no tabby markings on a tortie.

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Ursula

Black Tortie

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Kayleigh

IN HER FOREVER HOME

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Lovejacker

Female
IN HER NEW HOME

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Jailbait

Female
IN HER NEW HOME

Black Tortie with White Maine Coon

A black tortie with white Maine Coon is the technical term for a calico Maine Coon. With the calico Maine Coon kitten being known for their sassy attitudes, they’re always a family favorite for people that like high-energy, bossy little girls.

A Black Tortie with white embodies a perfect combination of red, white, and black fur.

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Lilly’Anne

Black Tortie with White

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Melania

IN HER FOREVER HOME

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Ivanka

IN HIS FOREVER HOME

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Triple Trouble

Female
IN HER NEW HOME

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If Looks Could Kill

Female
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Black Smoke Tortie Maine Coon

Ah yes, the black smoke tortie Maine Coon. Imagine a very beautiful black tortie with a white long fur undercoat. One that makes her shine almost with a brilliant silvery glimmer. This would be the black smoke tortie.

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Graffiti

Female
IN HER FOREVER HOME

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Deja Vu

IN HER FOREVER HOME

Black Smoke Tortie with White Maine Coon

Calico cats are generally one of people’s favorite colors of Maine Coon cats. When the smoke undercoat is also present you can see why these beauties are easy to fall head over heels in love with.

If you’ve been considering a calico Maine Coon cat, then the black smoke tortie with white is one to look for. She will have all of the luxuries of the calico, with the added beauty of the silver undercoat. Let’s not forget the sass that comes with the torties that we all love and adore.

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Black Torbie Maine Coon

A black torbie Maine Coon is a female cat that has fur colors of red and black. She will also have tabby markings.

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Valkyrie

Black Torbie

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Clover

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November Rain

Female
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Finger Lickin’ Good

Female
IN HER NEW HOME

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Sweet Sally

Female
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Mrs. Potato Head

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Black Torbie with White Maine Coon

The black torbie with white Maine Coon is complex yet stunning at the same time. She has a combination of red fur, black fur and white fur. Additionally, she has stripes in her red and black fur which makes her a torbie.

Torbie is an abbreviated version of a tortie and a tabby in one. This means that she doesn’t have a solid coat, but a pattern to identify the tabby. The pattern can be classic, mackerel tabby, or spotted. She can also be a ticked tabby.

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Black Torbie with White

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Shot of Poison

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Jeordie

Female
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My Michelle

Female
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Darling Nikki

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Monroe

Black Mackerel Torbie with White

Black Silver Torbie Maine Coon

The Black Silver Torbie is a stunning array of rich colors that include red, black, and silver. The torbie has a wonderful pattern of either classic or mackerel.

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Crimson

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Marilyn

IN HER FOREVER HOME

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Stiletto

SOLD FOR BREEDING

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You Had Me At Hello

Female
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Black Silver Torbie with White Maine Coon

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Blue Maine Coons

Blue Maine Coon

Blue is a diluted version of black. In order for a kitten to be a blue or a variation of blue, both parents must be of blue color, or carry the dilute gene.

Quite often, blue Maine Coon cats are referred to as the grey Maine Coon cat. For good reason, since the coat is definitely grey in color.

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Sweet Leaf

IN HER FOREVER HOME

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Kashmir

IN HIS FOREVER HOME

Blue with White Maine Coon

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Nib

IN HER FOREVER HOME

Blue Smoke Maine Coon

Are you looking for a blue smoke Maine Coon kitten for sale? Did you even know that this color exists? The diluted version of a black Maine Coon with a shimmery smoke undercoat is sure to please the eyes.

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Bogie

IN HIS FORVER HOME

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Bijou

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Rescue Me

Male
RESERVED

Blue Smoke with White Maine Coon

Referred to as grey and white Maine coons, the Blue Smoke with white isn’t a color you see often. This combination always has a beautiful contrasting bi-color that’s easy on the eyes. Often found with “masks” over one or both eyes, the blue smoke with white Maine Coon is unique in many ways.

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Blue Tabby Maine Coon

Blue tabby Maine Coon cats are a splendid and fun color. Since this color is not as common as some of the black Maine Coons or red Maine Coons, it’s certainly one that shouldn’t be overlooked.

The depth of blue fur with the light creamy stripes of a tabby make this a very beautiful and majestic Maine Coon.

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BLue Tabby with White Maine Coon

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Blue Silver Tabby Maine Coon

Blue Silver Classic Tabby and Blue Silver Mackerel Tabby Maine Coons are not found as often as the black silver Maine Coon. The gene that produces the blue cat is called the dilution gene. Unless both parents are actually blue in color, then both parents must carry the recessive dilution gene to produce this color.

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Innuendo

IN HIS FOREVER HOME

Blue Silver Tabby with White Maine Coon

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Blue Tortie Maine Coon

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Blue Tortie with White Maine Coon

The blue tortie with white Maine Coon (also referred to as the “dilute calico” isn’t one that you see very often.

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Love

IN HER FOREVER HOME

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Darlene

Female
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Blue Smoke Tortie Maine Coon

The Blue Smoke Tortie Maine Coon is a beautiful array of colors that include blue (some refer to it as grey), and cream.

In addition to these lovely colors, she will also have fur that is silver at the root. This is referred to as “smoke” and portrays a luxurious coat in all blue smoke torties.

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Blue Jean

IN HER NEW HOME

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Blue Torbie Maine COon

If you’re a believer in “tortietude”, you’re gong to love the blue torbie Maine Coon. Imagine the exquisite color tri of a black tortie, with sun bleached colors. Blue and cream overlay the tabby pattern on these wonderful Maine Coon Kittens.

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Tempest

Girl
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Blue Torbie with White Maine Coon

Are you new to discover the blue torbie with white Maine Coon? Feast your eyes on a pretty little combination of three colors in a female Coonie.

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Izzy

Female
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Paisley

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She’s Crafty

Girl
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Blue Silver Torbie Maine Coon

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Red Maine Coons

Red Maine Coon

The red Maine Coon is another large crowd favorite (also known as the orange Maine Coon) . They speak more to the lovers of traditional colors and capture the hearts of ginger lovers across the globe. Red coats can be challenging to identify if you’re not familiar with the markings of a solid red. Due to their ghost markings (they appear to be that of a tabby) you can easily mistake them for a red tabby.

To clearly identify a solid red Maine Coon, look at the lining of the ears. They should be red, not white. Additionally solid red Maine Coons do not have a white muzzle.

If you’re unsure about whether you have a solid red or a red tabby Maine Coon, you can check the pedigree. If both parents are non-agouti, then solid red is the only possibility.

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Tangerine

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Bad Boy

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I am Legend

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Gingerbread Man

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Gilmour

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Syd

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Cowboy

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Starface

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Governor

Male
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Egg Man

Male
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Headhunter

Red Smoke White [Bi-Color]
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Tom Sawyer

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Barchetta

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Xanadu

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Bad Guy

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Red Tabby Maine Coon

Oh, what a crowd-pleaser the red tabby Maine Coon is! A large majority of the population refer to these ginger kitties as “orange Maine Coon cats“, but their technical color is red.

Red Tabby Maine Coon cats are furnished with white markings around their eyes, the lining of their ears, and on their muzzle. They have a persona of being some of the most lovable, friendliest cats in town.

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Slash

Male
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Male
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Mad Hatter

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Natalie

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Manson

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Kiss Me Once

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Orange Man

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46 & 2

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Red Silver Maine Coon

Red Silver Maine Coons are simply magnificent. They reduce the richness of the red color in the coat by adding a sparkly silver undercoat. In order to produce red silvers, at least one parent must have the inhibitor gene. This is a dominant trait and will be passed down to the kittens.

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Red Barron

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Cream Maine Coons

Cream Maine Coon

Cream coloring on a Maine Coon always makes the crowd go wild. Somewhat the color of a sexy glass of champagne, the cream Maine Coon can dazzle your eyes with warmth and beauty.

Just like blue, the cream is a diluted version of its parent color, red.

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Lucas

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IN HIS NEW HOME

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Uncle Ted

Male
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Rex

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Kid Rock

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Schism

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IN HIS FOREVER HOME

Cream Silver Maine Coon

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White Maine Coon

Like the black Maine Coon, the white Maine coon is rare. Both majestic and beautiful, the white Maine coon is easy on the eyes. There’s something very angelic about a solid white coonie.

They say that white makes everything look bigger, and black makes things look smaller. If you’re looking for a very large cat that looks even bigger, then white may be the color for you!

Be sure to check out the video of Omega and see just how large your white Maine Coon can get!

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Blanche

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IN HER FOREVER HOME

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We The People

IN HIS FOREVER HOME

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American Bad Ass

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Great White Buffalo

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IN HIS NEW HOME

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Wango Tango

SOLD FOR BREEDING

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Female
IN HER NEW HOME

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Female
FUTURE QUEEN

If you’re in love with any of the Maine Coon colors you see on this page, head over to our available kittens’ page and see if your favorite color is available. If you have your eye on a particular color and you’re hoping to get a kitten from one of your preferred Maine Coon Breeders, talk to them about what colors they can produce and ensure they have what you’re looking for!

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  1. Oh, how I’ve enjoyed your blog! My darling companion of 18 wonderful years (a tuxedo cat) just passed. I happened on your post about the Cattery you and your husband made,, just lovely.
    Also , looked at these magnificent beings you have raised.
    Thank you for sharing . The loss of my darling Tate has been agonizing and it was healing to see such loved a cared for cats. I can’t complain truly Tate never was sick for 18 years and was the king of all he surveyed! I miss him terribly.
    Thanks so much,
    Lise

  2. I would love to get a wall poster showing all the different colors of the Maine Coon. Do you know where I can Find one? Thank you,Alice

  3. My new kitty is listed as n 22 03. His back is truly black but front view he is such the brown tabby. I love your listing of colors it was exactly what I googled and did not expect to find. Harley has white chest, paws and paws plus a white tummy. I would love if you could a photo of him.

  4. Love your website! Such great information! I’ve been looking for a Maine Coon girl (like your Tiffany) for years! Currently have two beautiful girls, Lulu and Bagheera (not Maine Coon), they’re spoiled rotten? I’m in Tallahassee.

  5. I love your website! I’ve had many of my questions answered just by reading it. Tha k you!
    I have one question. …what does “Pale” mean in the maine coons coloring? My breedee has said my kitten is a Pale Silver Tortie.

    1. There are several different shades of silver. “Pale” means that they are a lighter than average shade of silver – or that more of the hair shaft is silver, giving them a “pale” appearance.

  6. Yes thatโ€™s what Iโ€™ve been told! Thank you for responding! Nice to know I have somewhere to come with my Maine Coon questions.

  7. Hi, my latest rescue, Ruffles is definitely a MC, just not sure what color….she is definitely part tabby and has huge floofy feet and orange splotches on her back mixed with light/dark gray, beige, white, black tones overall. She has the big neck shawl and chortles like they do. I’d love you to see a couple pics of her…..can I send? Would love your opinion. We love MCs and have had several others (rescues). Her colors are baffling. White chest, stomach, tip of tail, splotchy back. tabby face etc etc. Your kitties are so beautiful….

  8. Hello, we adopted a female MC that looks like 2 cats in one! Her face is classic MC tabby, black/gray//beige/etc with the classic “M” on her forehead. Her back however is very mottled with colors including copper/brown/black/beige in a very mottled pattern, not big patches. Her name is now “Ruffles” and she was in a shelter for over 2 months! She has a huge/long mostly light-gray ruffle around her neck and huge hairy paws. Her weight is pretty small, say under 9#. I’ve been trying to figure out what color she would be called; I was thinking dilute MC tortoise shell. Does that sound right?
    I love looking at your babies SO MUCH!

  9. โ€œBelleโ€ was the most wonderful Girl and is gone but Surely not ever forgotten. She was 11 yrs old, rambunctious kitten who grew into a true and loving companion. I never knew or had a cat like her; she met me at the door when I arrived home.

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