MAINE COON COLOURS & PATTERNS

 

Maine Coons come in a huge variety of colours & patterns, with only Chocolate, Lilac, Cinnamon & Fawn being disallowed.

  • Solid - One colour all over, with no pattern and no white.
     

  • Solid & White - One colour all over, with white chest, paws &/or feet.
     

  • Tabby, Tortie, and Torbie - Patterened body.
     

  • Tabby/Tortie/Torbie & White - Patterned body with white chest, paws &/or feet.
     

  • Bi-colour/Harlequin/Calico - Body is primarily white, with patches of colour or pattern.
     

  • Van - White body with coloured tail and one or more patches of colour on the head.  One or two small patches of colour on the body are allowed.
     

  • Silver - Each hair is banded, with the tip being coloured and the base of the hair being silvery-white.  Width of the banding can vary, but overall, darker than Silver Tipped.
     

  • Silver Tipped - 1/8 of each hair is tipped with colour; the rest of hair is silvery-white.  Overall paler than Silver Shaded.
     

  • Smoke - Coloured body with silver-white undercoat, silver around the eyes and silvery at the base of the eyebrows.

Below are some pics of Maine Coons, in various colours and patterns: