Originally Posted by quincymycat
I own 3 pedigreed Maine Coons and have had so many photos sent to me asking if the kitty they found is in fact a Maine Coon and my response to them is usually that the only positive way to know your kitty is pure Maine Coon or Norwegian Forest cat is to have the pedigree line in front of you on their registration papers.
Hmmm... I understand that the only way to know if they are pure breed is with registration papers. But how do breeders proof that to begin with? Not that I want to breed mine, they are already neutered.
I just want to know more if ever I want to get a pure breed dog or cat.