The Maine Coon cat was originally a working cat that was prized for its skill as a mouser.
From its early role as a mouser on British cargo ships, the American Shorthair has found its rightful place in people's hearts.
Keep an eye out for the Statue of Towser the Cat - the world champion mouser.
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