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Maine Coons have become increasingly popular in the United States due to their large size, beautiful coats, and friendly nature. Some claim they are cats for dog lovers. The Maine Coon is playful, outgoing, and cuddly. They’re a great choice for families with respectful children and other pets.
Indiana has four Maine Coon breeders. There are also several rescue organizations where you might be able to find a Maine Coon cat to adopt. Keep reading to learn more about these breeders and organizations. Hopefully, these will help you find your next furry friend!
The 3 Maine Coon Breeders in Indiana
1. Coon Shadow Maine Coons
- Lawrenceville, IN
This very small cattery has been in business since 2002. They don’t always have kittens available, but when they do, the parents are tested for genetic disorders to ensure healthy kittens. They don’t spay or neuter their kittens. However, they require purchasers to sign a contract stating they will have the kitten altered by a specific date.
Their kittens, when available, are priced between $1,000–$1,500. They are raised in the breeder’s home and are socialized and used to being around pets and people. This makes for an easier transition into your home.
2. Smokey Mountain Maine Coons
- Fort Wayne, IN
Smokey Mountain Maine Coons originally started in Tennessee but relocated some of their business to Fort Wayne, IN. They have been breeding Maine Coons since 2009. Their breeding cats are all screened for genetic problems, and their kittens will receive their first round of vaccinations before being sent home to you.
This cattery will ship kittens to major airports in the United States. They charge between $400–$500 for air transport. The kitten prices range from $1,500–$2,200. You must also sign an adoption contract when you agree to purchase a kitten from this cattery. The contract explicitly outlines the expectations for care and the time you will need to have the kitten spayed or neutered.
3. Lincolnshire Maine Coons
- Huntington, IN
Lincolnshire Maine Coons is a family-owned and operated cattery in Huntington, Indiana. They raise their kittens in their home so that they are used to people and other pets. The website doesn’t list prices or health guarantees for their kittens. However, you can contact the breeder for this information and learn more about adopting one of their adorable kittens.
Indiana Rescue Organizations
Not finding what you’re looking for with Maine Coon breeders in Indiana? Try one of these rescue organizations instead.
1. Indiana Maine Coon Rescue
The Indiana Maine Coon Rescue rescues and rehomes cats throughout the state. You may be able to find your newest pet here, and you’ll also save a life while doing so. They have a limited number of Maine Coons available, but more can be added at any time.
- Indianapolis, IN
Indyhumane has been saving animals in Indianapolis since 1905. They are a limited intake shelter, meaning they only accept a small number of animals and never euthanize them for space. You might find a Maine Coon or Maine Coon mix at this shelter from time to time.
3. Humane Indiana
- Munster, IN
Humane Indiana is located in Munster, Indiana. They find homes for homeless and surrendered pets. While you might not find a Maine Coon here, you can find many other animals who need a loving home.
If you have your heart set on a Maine Coon as your next pet, several places in Indiana breed the gentle giants. Some only breed on a limited basis, while others have an established waitlist, so you might have to be patient. If you don’t want to wait for a kitten to become available, you can always adopt an older cat from a shelter to save a life and bring joy into your home.
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