Meanu Cattery has introduced a new line to our breeding
program. Our female Coonopry Shes Got The Look of Meanu
is an F-4 (foundation lines) and a Polydactyl.
She is a great out cross for us and also will bring in
that solid boning that is so important in a breeding
Now a little about the Polydactyl Maine Coons. They
have been part of the breed for many years; it is a
natural genetic trait. It is not harmful or a defect
but a natural mutation within the breed that
been observed since the earliest "Maine Shags" were
identified back in the mid-1800's.
Meet our first litter of
Polydactyl Maine Coon
This is an
excellent article with lots of scientific explanations about
polydactylism and it's presence in feline gene pools.
PawPeds - Polydactylism
I have received permission to link Prairiebaby Cattery to my
site. Judith has been working with foundation lines and
Polydactyl lines for a long time. She is very knowledgeable,
and her site has a lot of good information. This
page has some of her recent kittens, and if you scroll down
the page a bit you'll see general information about polys and
other links as well: