GALLERY OF MAINE COON PATTERNS & COLOURS
Maine Coons come in a wide variety of colours - over sixty recognised by the GCCF!
Here we have a some of them to show you.
|Classic Tabby (This one is with white)||Mackerel Tabby (This one is with white)|
|Swirls of pattern on the body||Stripes going vertically from
the spine line
to the belly
|The coat is one colour from the hair tip to the base||The Tortoiseshell is a mixture of red and black|
|Tortie Smoke & White. The tortie areas actually have a silvery white undercoat although it is not visible until the coat is parted. Smokes look like solids until the fur is parted to reveal the pale undercoat.||The shaded cat has a lot of pale uncercoat visible, with a mantle of colour over the top, making it appear like it has just had coloured flour sprinkled on the coat.|
|Has one colour, e.g. brown tabby or red, with white, usually to the limbs, tummy, chest and head.||Has two colours, e.g. black & red, with white which is usually evidident on the limbs, tummy, chest and head.|
To view individual colours within the patterns, click the appropriate title.
Please note that all colours come with or without white. Where possible, we have tried to obtain an example of each colour.
If there is a colour not illustrated, and you have a suitable photo that we can include, please e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you in anticipation
Our thanks to the following photographers for the use of their photos: Mario Mage, Alan Robinson, Animals Unlimited, John Daniels, Denise Gillaspy as well as individual owners and breeders for the use of their photos.