The Maine Coon cat is one of the largest domesticated breeds of felines. One Maine Coon named Stewie cat holds the ‘longest cat’ title in the 2010 Guiness World Records, which measured out to be 48.5 inches. The Male cats can weight up to 35 lb. Look at pictures of these gorgeous creatures below.

The origins of the Maine Coon, however, are shrouded in mystery. Although genetically impossible, one myth holds that the cat is the result of breeding between cats and raccoons; another states that Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France, tried to flee execution her favorite Turkish Angora cats. While she didn’t make it to the US, the cats supposedly landed on the shores of Wiscasset, Maine, where they began to breed.

#1

71

#2

66

#3

64

#4

64

#5

60

#6

58

#7

56

#8

55

#9

54

#10

53

#11

51

#12

49

#13

49

#14

47

#15

47

#16

46

#17

46

#18

45

#19

44

#20

42

#21

41

#22

40

#23

39

#24

39

#25

37
Add New Image

Help us create even better BeepBs. Want to add your favorite images? Start by creating an account