Excited Cats advocates for adopting before shopping, though we fully understand there are many reasons for seeking a breeder. So, we encourage it to be done the right way. We have not personally visited or investigated all of the breeders below. We have put the top-recommended all in one place for you to get in touch and make the best decision for you. Learn more about our stance and how to choose the right breeder here.
If you love the stunningly impressive Maine Coon cat breed, you need to know where to find one in your area. As an Ohio resident, you might wonder if it’s slim pickings, or if the state even has registered breeders.
Luckily, we found nine breeders specializing in Maine Coon kittens, producing gorgeous litters and making happy customers. You can visit individual websites to get all the details on upcoming litters and kitten availability, we’ve provided all links below. Let’s get into it!
8 Maine Coon Cat Breeders in Ohio
1. Angtini Cattery
- Painesville, Ohio
Angtini Cattery takes pride in producing quality Maine Coon litters for both companionship and show. They have been in business for 25 years, building a solid rapport among cat enthusiasts. Angtini’s website provides all the details about kittens as well as the adult breeding stock.
If you’re looking for show quality, previous litters are Global Feline Alliance Grand Champions and Gran Premier winners. Each kitten is screened for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and hip dysplasia before placement.
2. Highlander Maine Coons
- Columbus, Ohio
The Highlander Maine Coons cattery distributes quality cats and keeps you up on all the latest gossip. They don’t beat around the bush about who they are. They are avid breeders who want to add quality to this unique breed. They provide pictures of their cats in their own homes.
This breeder produces both show and pet quality Maine Coon kittens. The website gives all resources on how to apply for upcoming litters.
3. Muse Coons Cattery
- Beavercreek, Ohio
Muse Coons Cattery takes on a very personal approach to their breeding program. Their breeders live with all cats and kittens in their homes to produce beautiful personalities.
All kittens are registered with the Cat Fanciers’ Association and require a contract upon leaving. Kittens will have previous health checks and socialization. They offer show pets and companions but require proof of spay or neuter operations before they hand over the pedigree.
4. Maine Delite Cattery
- Columbus, Ohio
Upon visiting the website for the Main Delite Cattery, you see the gorgeous specimens they produce. The breeders are dedicated to this particular breed, having raised them all their lives.
The main breeder has worked as a veterinary technician for over 15 years and has previous experience with both cats and dogs. Their home is dedicated to socializing these beautiful animals. Each kitten is well cared for and loved before home delivery.
5. Maine Villa Cattery
- Wadsworth, Ohio
The Maine Villa Cattery is a small breeding project in Ohio. All kittens are raised and socialized in a family-style setting. Chris Cotton is the name of the breeder who makes sure all DNA testing is done for kittens before they arrive at their new homes.
This cattery lists all kitten availability on the website, so you don’t have to contact them to know what your options are. However, it does list the phone number and contact information on the main page, so there’s no searching through tabs.
6. BekkrAmee Maine Coons
- Bowling Green, Ohio
The BekkrAmee Maine Coon Cattery is a small breeder located in Northwest Ohio. All kittens are raised alongside other Main Coons and dogs. So, if you were looking for a kitten who has previous socialization with canines, this is the perfect pick for you.
All kittens are health tested before arriving at their new homes. Only kittens with clean bills of health are available for adoption.
7. Maine Lvrs Cattery
- Mentor, Ohio
The breeders at Maine Lvrs Cattery pride themselves on the personalized care they offer their cats. Each one of their kittens is raised with the utmost love, and you are welcome to go see that for yourself. This cattery greatly encourages visits to their site to ensure you’re getting exactly the kitten that you want.
This cattery makes it very clear that they will not ship or ask for funds in advance before getting a kitten. They have apparently had some problems with scammers in the past, which has led to additional information on their website that you should check out.
- Hudson, Ohio
Rickoons is a breeding home owned by breeders Rick and Joanne. Here, they place beautiful Maine Coons with their forever homes. Their website has links to their Facebook page as well as other helpful resources. You can view upcoming litters and get information about possible adoption.
These breeders do offer a screening process to ensure the best homes for their kittens.
If you’re a resident of Ohio, hopefully, this list has provided a location near you. Naturally, Maine Coons will differ in price depending on the breeder and the location, which is all part of the process to obtain one of these beautiful kittens.
Always make sure to stick with a breeder that feels the most fitting for you. For example, if you want a well-rounded and socialized cat with experience living with dogs, that might be part of your criteria search. The same preference in regards to experience living with children can be found as well. Best of luck to you on your Maine Coon search.
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