Portrait of Sushi by Jo Nijenhuis

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As Is Canon EOS 350D Canon Lens 34mm 1/60 sec F/4,5 ISO-400
Sushi is a six week old Maine Coon Kitten of the Cattery Kata-Nebari, The Netherlands, Europe
The Maine Coon is a breed of domestic cat well known for its distinctive physical appearance. It is one of the oldest natural breeds in North America, specifically native to the state of Maine, where it is the official State Cat.

Although the Maine Coon’s exact origins and date of introduction to the United States are unknown, many theories have been proposed. The breed was popular in cat shows in the late 1800s, but its existence became threatened when long-haired breeds from overseas were introduced in the early 20th century. The Maine Coon has since made a comeback and is now the second most popular cat breed in the world, according to the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA).

The Maine Coon is generally noted for its large bone structure, its rectangular body shape, and a long, flowing coat. The breed can be seen in a variety of colors and are known for their intelligence and gentle personalities. Health problems, such as feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and hip dysplasia, are seen in the breed, but testing is available to detect the genes responsible for causing these abnormalities.
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    NatureGreeting...about 6 years ago

    What an adorable kitty!!!

  • Thanks Carolyn for the comment and Fav .. yes Shusi is adorable and sooo cute!
    Happy weekend, Joke ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • jansnow
    jansnowabout 6 years ago

    Oh how adorable, Sushi is just precious! This is a wonderful portrait:-)

  • Thanks Jan for the sweet comment, yes Shusi is a beauty!
    Happy weekend, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Angel Perry
    Angel Perryabout 6 years ago

    Adorable as it capture.

  • Thanks Angel for the kind comment.
    Happy weekend, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • down23
    down23about 6 years ago

    What a sweet little face! I love her!!!!

  • Thanks Robbi for the sweet comment and Fav … yeah Sushi is so sweet, glad you love her!
    Happy weekend, Joke ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Erika .
    Erika .about 6 years ago

    How cute, such a sweet little face! I love kittens!

  • Thanks Erika for the comment, ohh yes I love kittens too, so very cute!
    Happy weekend, Joke ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Clive
    Cliveabout 6 years ago

    Such a beautiful shot Joke, she is so cute, great history about the breed my friend xx

  • Thanks Clive for the sweet comment, glad you love Sushi and the breed!
    The card is beautiful, she is so cute … !
    Happy weekend, Joke ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • whisperjo
    whisperjoabout 6 years ago

    Sushi is beautiful!

  • Thanks Whisperjo for the beautiful comment, Yeah I agree Sushi is a beautiful kitten.
    Happy weekend, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanabout 6 years ago

    Great shot, wonderfully stunning eyes!

  • Thanks Shaun for the kind comment, yeah the eyes are stunning, love it too!!!
    Happy weekend, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosabout 6 years ago
    This is an excellent image Jokus….Sushi is toooooo cute!!! *-)
  • Thanks Deb for the fantastic comment, oh yes Sushi is tooooo cute!!!
    Happy weekend, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Fern Design
    Fern Designabout 6 years ago

    what a sweet kitten!! love the blue eyes!!

  • Hello Thoughtful, Thank you so much for the kind comment, I agree the blue eyes are so wonderful!
    Happy Sunday, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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