Origin of name
Neve Their name come from one of the states of the USA (Maine) and raccoon, because in the old times they thought that they're the mixture of cats and raccoons. There is a romantic story as well:
a wife of one of the farmers of main was looking at her cat and
shouted: "look at that cat, it looks like a raccoon!" Because the story happenned in Maine, and the cat resembles a raccoon that's why they call it this way. Of course if we believe in such stories.
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