The following diseases are reported to occur more frequently in the Maine Coon than in the general
cat population. In some cases the disease either has, or is believed to have, a genetic, hereditary cause but many of the diseases listed here do not have a proven genetic basis.
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disorder has probably not been reported to occur more frequently in this breed
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Alimentary tract diseases
This section includes diseases that involve the mouth, oesophagus (gullet), stomach, small intestine (duodenum and ileum), large intestine (colon and rectum), liver and pancreas.
Diseases involving the mouth
Diseases affecting the gullet (oesophagus)
Diseases involving the pancreas
Diseases affecting the small intestine
Diseases affecting the large intestine
Heart valve disorders
Abnormal development of major blood vessels to the heart
Heart muscle disease
Diseases of the eyeball
Diseases of the eyelids
Diseases of the third eyelid (nictitating membrane)
Diseases of the cornea
Diseases of the lens
Immune system diseases
Nervous system diseases