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Mission Statement

We are a nationwide network of volunteers who share one love, Our Beloved Maine Coon Cats, and One Great, Big Vision:

  • 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.


Our Goals at Maine Coon Rescue (MCR) are directed toward rescuing abused, abandoned and homeless Maine Coon (Pedigree) and Maine Coon Mix cats, placing them in carefully screened, permanent homes, or foster homes (if necessary), where they will be well cared for, and in assisting animal shelters, working closely with other Rescue Organizations to find homes for any Maine Coon or Maine Coon Mix cats in their care.



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