Catster advocates for adopting before shopping, though we fully understand there are many reasons for seeking a breeder. So, we encourage it to be done the right way. We have not personally visited or investigated all of the breeders below. We have put the top-recommended all in one place for you to get in touch and make the best decision for you. .
Maine Coons are extremely popular cats throughout the United States. Their long coats and hardy constitution make them an excellent choice for families in Wisconsin where cold, snowy winters are the norm.
The Maine Coon is relatively easy to find in Wisconsin. If you are looking for a breeder, there are eight to choose from in the state. Read on to learn more about Maine Coon breeders in Wisconsin, where they are located, and what they offer.
The 5 Maine Coon Breeders in Wisconsin
1. BigLuv Maine Coon Cattery
- Mukwonago, WI
BigLuv Maine Coon Cattery has bred show-quality Maine Coons for quite some time. The cats from this breeder have won regional and grand champion awards. When you work with BigLuv, you have the possibility of a wide range of potential coat colors and patterns, as they have produced red, blue, silver, brown, black, and other colors in the past.
Their cats are DNA tested and screened for potential genetic disorders before being bred, which helps prevent the passing of disease from parents to kittens.
2. Rock Hill Maine Coon Cats
- Prescott, WI
This small breeder is family-owned and breeds their cats out of their home. The small size of their breeding operation hasn’t kept them from obtaining awards from the Cat Fanciers’ Association and The International Cat Association (TICA).
The in-home breeding process produces well-loved kittens that have been socialized and are accustomed to living in a home. Rock Hill also tests their cats for genetic disorders and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV).
3. Zeus Pride Maine Coon Cattery
- La Crosse, WI
Zeus Pride is a family-operated breeder. They are TICA certified and have a long history of producing show championship-winning cats. When they retire their cats from breeding, they donate them to organizations that use the cats as therapy cats. This speaks to the gentle nature of these cats.
Although this breeder does not do genetic testing on their cats, they do have an option for potential buyers to pay for testing on specific kittens before purchasing them.
4. Greys Acattery Maine Coons
- Janesville, WI
This cleverly named breeder is a mother-and-daughter team. They only breed cats that are TICA registered. The kittens they produce come in many colors and patterns. They do not mention testing or other certifications and awards, so this is something potential buyers will need to discuss with the breeder. You can view their breeding cats and available kittens on their website.
5. Dzcoonz Maine Coons
- Sun Prairie, WI
Dzcoonz had been breeding Maine Coons for 20 years. The breeder is registered with several associations and is regularly inspected and recertified. They only feed their cats a raw food diet and have done so for the entirety of their existence. They also screen their breeding cats annually for any cardiovascular problems.
The cats from Dzcoonz live in the family’s home, so they are well-socialized and used to family living. This will help ease the kitten’s transition to your home and ensure that they have the sociable personality that Maine Coons are known for.
New Kitten Preparations
Since you're hard at work researching which breed to welcome into your life, it's probably a good time to introduce a few kitten essentials that will help seamlessly transition your furbaby into their new home. Ensuring you provide them with the proper care, comfort, and enrichment will help your kitten thrive and grow into a well-established and healthy feline! Check out our top recommendations in our New Kitten Checklist linked below!
It is always important to do your homework before getting any pet from a breeder. The best ones do not over-breed their animals, are recognized and certified by national organizations, and can provide you with accurate information about the pet’s parents.
These are important things to look for when you decide to invest in a new furry family member. Maine Coons make wonderful family pets, but you want to make sure you are getting a healthy cat that will be with you for a long time.
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