"Do Maine Coon cats have snowshoe feet?" "What ever happened to rust-colored Coon cats?" "Are Coon cats related to raccoons?" "But really, what is a Maine Coon cat?" With humor and wisdom, Marilis Hornidge has answered these and other oddly difficult questions in "That Yankee Cat," the best reference guide to the first truly American breed: the Maine Coon cat. This newest revised edition includes up-to-date breeding facts, new stories, old legends, color photos, and other information essential to anyone who has fawned over a cat with ear tufts, a neck ruff, "britches," or a glorious banner-like tail.You'll also find an updated appendix listing a variety of additional resources about the Maine Coon, and a comprehensive manual of cat care helpful to any cat owner, no matter what breed they fancy. 2002 paperback, 102 pages.