Have you heard of the breed of cat Maine Coon? The Maine Coon cat is the first long-hair breed of cat to be introduced naturally in North America. As said by the name, this breed of cat originated on the east coast – mainly near Maine, as you may have guessed. Maine Coon cats are large (for cats), and the males can weigh up to eighteen pounds, but the females are a little bit bigger. There are many different kinds of Maine Coons. These include the Golden-Eyed White, Black, Blue and White, Silver Tabby, and so on.