About the Kittens

Foods Fed

*PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT PLACE OUR KITTENS OR CATS IN SMOKING HOMES. Please read this article which explains why we have this strict policy (even third hand smoke).

I sell most of my kittens as pets because I am extremely picky about the breeders that I will work with. I only place breeding cats with people I know very well (who have the same breeding philosophies and practices).

Our current price for pets is $1800. The price for a pet or show kitten is the same since I can't guarantee a young kitten will tolerate showing nor mature to be a top quality show cat (no one can guarantee either of these things).  I do, however, love placing our kittens in show homes, so if you are interested, please let me know.  I'd be more than happy to assist/mentor you at a TICA show.

And finally, I sometimes ask for a minimum of $300 deposit to hold a kitten. This deposit is transferable to another Chemicoons' litter (kitten) if you change your mind.

Each Chemicoons Kitten:    


  • never shipped via cargo. Arrangements can be made for the kitten to either be picked up or delivered to you. 

  • is microchipped and registered with AKC Reunite (Chemicoons retains primary contact)

  • has well-kitten check-ups with our vet, a health record & appropriate vaccinations

  • comes from parents that have BOTH been tested clear of HCM via echocardiogram & DNA testing therefore all kittens are negative for the one known DNA mutation associated with HCM (MyBPC3). Additionally, all breeding cats at Chemicoons are negative for SMA via DNA testing therefore all kittens are as well. Copies of all test results provided to new owners or by request of potential owners. Kittens produced at Chemicoons are also free of PK Deficiency, via DNA testing of their parents.

  • comes from parents that have been screened clear for feline hip dysplasia

  • is Feline Leukemia and FIV tested negative (and indicated on the veterinarian health record)

  • has a health & 10-year genetic guarantee (via the contract)

  • will be on a spay/neuter agreement (the owners spay/neuter when the kitten is 6-10 months old)

  • has received at least one dose of Revolution or Advantage Multi as a preventative measure.

  • will be ready to leave for their new homes between 12-16 weeks of age

  • goes to an indoor-only home, where they will not be declawed

  • will be placed only in approved homes where they are given a lifetime of love

Additionally, you receive,

  • TICA Registration papers (once spayed/neutered) & TICA litter registration slip at the time of purchase to show you are purchasing a purebred Maine Coon.

  • the kitten's Pedigree

  • food starter kits. I feed a variety of both grain-free and grain based foods that make up a mixture of canned, dry and even raw. I feel this is not only best for the health of each cat/kitten, but also makes the transition to their new homes easier.

  • assistance from me in any way you need it!

Litter & Supplies

Our feeding regime includes:

*Blue Ridge Beef (Kitten Grind) raw mixed with canned (Purina Pro Plan Chunky Chicken entree) and topped with freeze-dried chicken (Whole Life Pet).

*Small amounts of Blue Wilderness Chicken (Adult) dry food.  This is offered in very limited quantities. We prefer a primary diet of raw and canned.

*Orijen Cat & Kitten (dry) mixed with PureVita Chicken & Pea (dry). Also offered in very limited quantities. We prefer a primary diet of raw and canned.

Litter & Supplies:

*We use Dr. Elsey's Precious Cat exclusively (at PetsMart, PetCo or online) and provide new owners with a coupon for 40# free. We ask that new owners have this same litter available to their new kitten/cat upon arrival home.
*We love the Petmate Giant Litter Pan w/Microban and use Litter Lifter scoops.


Maine Coon Cats

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