maine coon cat


DNA Profile - Henley

July 5, 2019

Henley's DNA results & my thoughts so far...

Polydactyl Henley is heterozygous for polydactyl (Hw/N), which means approximately 50% of his kids will also possess the polydactyl trait and also pass this trait on. The following shows the 3 variants for the polydactyl allele which is dominant over non-polydactyl: Hw/Hw = ...
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June 29, 2019

Poly paws - harmful or harmless?

What on earth is a polydactyly cat? I am going to add to this later.... but for now... have a read of these articles if you're interested. Observations of Feline Polydactyly, Curtis & King 2007Polydactyl Cats, Hartwell, 2001-2010Twisty Cats - The Ethics of Breeding For Defor...
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The domestic cat, a species of flesh-eating mammal belonging to family Felidae, order Carnivora, is a small, lithe, intelligent, soft-furred animal........ AKA a clumsy, affectionate, mischievous, puppy-cat,in the case of the maine coon ;)

I've always been fascinated in where things come from. So let me share the mysterious history of the magnificent maine coon.  There doesn't seem to be any official record of where or why they came to be.  From what I've read, the maine coon is classed as a "natural...
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So I finally did the thing, guys!

I'm very nervous and have been losing sleep over how it's going to go down. I feel like it will go one of two ways. Either no one will give a shit or I'll become the new target for...hmm... let's say, certain people who won't be happy with my life choices {what's new haha}. ...
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Kuro's journey to a complete & balanced raw diet: PART 2

So I ended my earlier post around the 5 month mark of Kuro's raw transition.  I was feeling lost and overwhelmed and frustrated. I had a lot of questions.  Do I prepare a fully 80-10-5-5 diet from scratch? Can I get a mix that's pre-prepared and safe ...
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March 28, 2019

Kuro's journey to a complete & balanced raw diet: PART 1

Kuro, our beloved MC x Ragdoll pet and recently self-appointed CEO of Maynetree, would like me to tell you about his journey into his transition of a completely raw diet.  Kuro is 3 years old (2019) and was addicted to dry kibble and Royal Canin pouch/wet food.  Th...
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Some more early thoughts...

February 12, 2019
If you take the time to get to know me, you’ll realise I place a piece of my heart in everything that I do. You’ll also learn that I have massive social anxiety. I over-think and lose sleep over things that others wouldn’t even bat an eyelid over. Everyone says I shoul...
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It's about time I spill the details on something I'm really passionate about

Disclaimer notes: 1 .These blog posts will likely be developed and added to over time as I learn more information. 2. While some breeding "secrets" are kept as unwritten law, the general concept of what I write here is freely available to find if you look...
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