Maine Coon kittens can be adorable additions to your home. They are friendly, intelligent and tend to get along with everyone. But finding the right cat breeder for you may be difficult. We have listed some cat breeders that have registered their cats with The South African Cat Council (SACC) to consider buying Maine Coon kittens from. SACC aims to provide important news relevant to the SACC, cat breeds and the organised cat fancy, both local and international. The organisation provides information about pedigreed cats, cat shows, administration, and the organised cat fancy at large.
What is the South African Cat Council (SACC)?
“The SACC exists primarily to assist cat breeders and stakeholders in SACC by providing relevant, up-to-date information about SACC and pedigreed cats, focusing on topics related to pedigreed cats, cat shows, administration, and the organized cat fancy at large.As the central internet hub for all things SACC, this site strives to provide important news relevant to SACC, cat breeds and the organized cat fancy, both local and international.The Southern Africa Cat Council’s objectives include:
- Administer the registration of pedigrees of cats and kittens
- Promulgate the rules of the management of cat shows
- Promote the interest of breeders and exhibitors of cats
- Ensure the efficient co-existence of its Councils and offices
- Promulgate rules, regulations and codes of ethics
- Lay down standards for all Breeds in conjunction with Member Clubs, the Breed Council and the SA Council of Cat Judges
- Promote a knowledge of Cats and Breed Standards by investigating or to assist in investigations to ensure that the breeding of cats and the showing of cats are according to the highest standards
- Train or to assist in training of persons for the breeding, judging, show managing and stewarding of cats”
Catacoons Cattery is based in Fish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa and is not only a member of SACC but the World Cat Federation (WCF) too. All of their Maine Coon kittens are registered with SACC and WFC, microchipped, sterilized and have received their first inoculation. Catacoons Cattery breeders are very passionate about their kittens so much so that they ask that you send a small introduction about yourself before they consider selling their cats to you. Then they will send you a questionnaire to get to know you better. They advise that you fill in this questionnaire with as much detail as possible. Find out more about Catacoons Cattery here.
Bushcoon Maine Coon Cattery is based on a game farm in the Wild Coast region of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Their Maine Coon kittens are raised on the farm, free to roam on their wild property to develop happily and healthily. All Bushcoon Maine Coon kittens are SACC registered, inoculated, micro-chipped, spayed/neutered and dewormed before leaving the cattery at 12 -144 weeks old. To find out if Bushcoon Maine Coon Cattery has any planned matings pregnancies or kitten-related news, you can follow their Facebook and Instagram pages. You can also email them or send a WhatsApp message for any enquiries. Find out more abut Bushcoon Maine Coon Cattery here.
Silverpaws Cattery is located in Durban, South Africa. They are hobbyist breeders who produce kittens out of love and passion. They breed beautiful, healthy, well socialized and well-tempered Maine Coon kittens that are true to the breed standard. The Maine Coon kittens are registered with SACC, WFC, and the Cat Federation of South Africa (CFSA). Silverpaws Cattery’s breeding cats are tested for genetic diseases such as HCM (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy), SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) and PKdef (pyruvate kinase deficiency) to ensure healthy kittens are free from genetic diseases as far as humanly possible. The cost of their kittens includes
- 3 vaccinations/inoculations, first and second, and the first round of rabies, deworming between 6-12 weeks.
- Microchip, which will be registered under the new owner’s name & details
- Pedigree paper/transfer of ownership
Silverpaws Maine Coons only sells kittens to approved homes. If you wanted to buy kittens they asked that you send a short introduction about yourself. They will also send you a questionnaire to learn more about you. If approved, you will be added to their waiting list for a kitten of your preferred sex or colour. Find out more about Silverpaws Maine Coons here.
Lynxhouse Maine Coon breeders are passionate breeders that are based in Cape Town. The breeder has a passion for breeding cats and produces beautiful Maine Coon kittens. The kittens are bred in a loving environment. Get Lynxhouse Maine Coon contact details here.
Charmley Maine Coons are passionate Maine Coon breeders situated in Midrand, Gauteng. Their cats are bred in a safe and loving environment with a fun and safe play area. Charmley Maine Coons also has beautiful Maine Coons. They have shown their cats at the SACC show pet expo. Get Charmley Maine Coons contact details here.
Valkyrie Maine Coons
Valkyrie Maine Coons Cattery is a breeder specializing in Maine Coon cats. They have a deep passion for cats and treat them as family members, witnessing their births and considering them part of their own family. They require potential adopters to provide a short introduction in their email, followed by a detailed questionnaire to get to know them better. Valkyrie Maine Coons Cattery prioritizes responsible and loving homes for their kittens and will not respond to inquiries solely about the cost of the cat. Get more details about Valkyrie Maine Coons here.
Lionheart Maine Coons Breeder
Lionheart Maine Coons is a small cattery in Durbanville, Cape Town. It is important to note that Lionheart Maine Coons is not operating as a business entity. They have a limited breeding schedule, producing only 1 to 2 litters of kittens each year, and currently, they do not have any kittens available for adoption. The next litter is anticipated to be born in the latter half of 2023. However, they regret to inform interested parties that they are not accepting any further inquiries or adding individuals to their waiting list until their next litter is born. Get more details about Lionheart Maine Coons here.
Sparkle Coon Cattery
Sparkle Coon Cattery is based in Pretoria East, Gauteng, and breeds gorgeous Maine Coons. Kittens are hands-on raised, and cats have the run of the home ensuring superb temperament and very affectionate. Breeder offers ongoing support to buyers who becomes family. Get more info about Sparkle Coon Cattery here.
How to prepare for Main Coon Kittens.
Here are some tips to help you get ready for your Maine Coon kittens:
The Maine Coon is well-known for its distinctive personality and traits. Researching a Maine Coon kitten’s breed characteristics, health issues, and general care requirements is essential before purchasing one. Knowing what to expect and how to care for your kitten will be easier knowing this information.
Select a breeder:
Do your homework to find a reputable breeder if you intend to purchase a Maine Coon kitten from them. Look for breeders with a good reputation, are open about their breeding practices, and are registered with a cat organization such as SACC.
Get your house ready:
Maine Coons are dynamic and perky felines that need much room to play and investigate. Make your home ready by providing your kitten with a cosy and secure environment. A comfy bed, scratching post, litter box, water and food dishes, and many toys are just a few things you can add to your home.
Stock up on supplies:
Before your Maine Coon kitten arrives, make sure you have all the necessary supplies on hand. This includes kitten food, litter, litter box, toys, grooming supplies, and a carrier for trips to the vet.
Plan a visit to the vet:
Make an appointment to see a vet for a checkup and vaccinations as soon as you bring your Maine Coon kitten home. Your kitten will stay healthy and avoid any potential health issues if you take her to the vet on a regular basis. Maine Coon kittens can bring a lot of joy to you and your family. However, they need lots of love and attention like any other pet. Before bringing a kitten home, ensure you are ready for the responsibility. You can contact one of the breeders listed above for the cutest Maine Coon kittens, but if you are considering other kitten breeds, check out our pet breeders directory and read about other breeders with SACC-registered cats here.