Orange Maine Coon | Health Of Maine Coon
The average life expectancy of a Orange Maine Coon is between 9 and 15 years when properly cared for and fed an appropriate good quality diet to suit their ages.
They are known to be a healthy breed but there are two hereditary health issues that seems to affect the breed and which are worth knowing about if you are planning share your home with one of these large and affectionate cats is as follows:
- Feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) – Breeders should have stud cats tested before using them in a breeding programme
- Hip dysplasia – Breeders should have stud cats tested before using them in a breeding programme
As with any other breed Maine Coons need to be groomed on a regular basis to make sure their coats and skin are kept in top condition. On top of this cats need to be fed good quality food that meets all their nutritional needs throughout their lives which is especially true of kittens and older cats.
Grooming Of Kitten
Orange Maine Coons boast having semi-long coats and as such they need a twice weekly brush to keep their coats in good condition and to prevent any tangles from forming. Like other breeds they tend to shed quite heavily in the Spring and then again in the Autumn when more frequent brushing is usually necessary to keep on top of things. (Zeecontainer , Oxycodon kopen, Oxycodon kaufen Shipping containers for sale )
It’s also important to check a cat’s ears on a regular basis and to clean them when necessary. If too much wax is allowed to build up it can lead to a painful infection which can be hard to clear up. In short prevention is often easier than cure with ear infections. Cats often suffer from ear mites which can be a real problem which is why it’s so important to check their ears on a regular basis.