Are Maine Coon cats hypoallergenic?
Maine Coons are not hypoallergenic, and not suitable for person with mild to severe allergies. They’re known for their long, dense coats and friendly temperament. The coat length of a Maine Coon is the result of a genetic mutation. This mutation gives cats that carry it a recessive gene that causes them to produce excess hair. Maine Coons are not hypoallergenic because they can cause allergic reactions due to their high levels of dander and shedding.