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Our Featured Franklin, KY Partner:

Maine Coon Rescue

Cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

304 First Avenue West
Franklin, KY 42134
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Website:
http://www.mainecoonrescue.net

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About Our Rescue Group:

We are a nationwide network of volunteers who share one love, Our Beloved Maine Coon Cats. ■To rescue abused, abandoned, surrendered and homeless Maine Coon (MC) Cats whether registered or not.
■To act as liaison between shelters, animal control and disaster agencies nationwide.
■To assist in providing appropriate medical care; to ensure all MC and MC Mix cats placed directly through, or into carefully screened Maine Coon Rescue (MCR) Foster Homes are spayed/neutered, up-to-date on shots, tested for FeLV/FIV.
■To provide carefully screened foster homes, if necessary prior to re-homing.
■To assist in assuring that they are placed in carefully screened forever homes.
■To share our wisdom and knowledge of this magnificent breed to assist in identifying MC/MC Mix cats that wind up in shelters.
■To educate potential adopters about the breed.
■To alert breeders that a cat from their cattery may need help.
■To network with other rescue groups and pool our resources.
■To help transport MC/MC Mix cats to their temporary foster or new forever homes.
■To network with other transport groups and pool our resources.
■To remain ever at hand, if needed, after a successful rescue has taken place.
■To assist in providing resources, education and information regarding spay/neuter, declawing, behavior problems, indoor/outdoor issues.
■To do our part to educate the public about responsible pet ownership..

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Come Meet our Pets:

Visit us online to see all our cats in fostere care, and their location at: http://www.mainecoonrescue.net/petfinder.html

We also engage in many fundraising events every month to maintain our high standards of care for these wonderful cats.

Our Adoption Process:

Adoption application, adoption agreement, transports.
Screeners get application and run entire application for accurate information. Potential adopters have a contact through out the complete process. ALL references thouroughly questioned and rated. Adoption prices vary per age of cat. Seniors and multi cat discounts apply. All cats taken back into MCR if new owner unable to maintain health and vaccination requirements. Against outdoors and de-claw. Strict requirements for all our foster moms and dads.
PEDIGREE/REGISTERED Maine Coons: A Maine Coon that has documentation to prove their parentage.

Cats that do not have clear documentation of their parentage are not represented by this Organization as "Maine Coons". They will be presented as either Maine Coon Mix or Maine Coon/DLH Mix.

Maine Coon Mix: In the absence of clear documentation and/or first-hand knowledge of the origin of all cats listed on the MCR Website, Maine Coon Rescue mailing list, Maine Coon Rescue Petfinder Site - determination of origin of these cats must be made based on their appearance and personality. Appearance and personality are determined by validation of our Regional Directors (RD) and Regional Case Managers (RCM). The cat's appearance will either clearly match the breed standard, or will be based upon the presence of physical characteristics and personality traits that are shared by purebred Maine Coon cats.

NETWORKING: Our rescue volunteers share information with each other about Maine Coons, Maine Coon Mix cats requiring rescue, as well as information regarding potential adopters and other volunteers, in an effort to utilize all available resources and network.

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a cat or kitten versus getting cats for sale or kittens for sale from a cat breeder? When someone is breeding kittens, they are creating new cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of cat or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a cat for sale from a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a cat or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.