Maine Coon. The origin of the breed.Maine-Coon breed – is one of the oldest of natural North-American breeds. The name's first part – “ maine" – was given to it by the northeast state of Maine - location, where they were first found. Maine coon still remains state's official breed. There is a number of versions attempting to explain the origin of this majestic, truly kingly breed. According to the first version, the ancestors of Maine-coon are longhair beauties, held at the French royal court...