Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname, "The Gentle Giant." Who can resist? Once you've cast your eyes on the beauty of a Maine Coon, you may never look at cats the same way again. Enjoy this picture gallery of exquisite Maine Coon cats. You may also share your own Maine Coon's photo and story by filling out an online form.