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Maine Coon - History - Origin
... including six of her favorite Turkish Angora cats ... folk tale involves Captain Charles Coon, an English seafarer who kept long-haired cats aboard his ships ... exit the ship and mate with the local feral cat population ...
American Longhair - History - Origin
... her most prized possessions, including six of her favorite Turkish Angora cats ... folk tale involves Captain Charles Coon, an English seafarer who kept long-haired cats aboard his ships ... the felines would exit the ship and mate with the local feral cat population ...

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