Let photographer Robert Sijka introduce you to Maine Coons - domesticated big cat breed that sure will leave you in awe. These fluffy cats are basically the closest thing to a lynx that you can share your home with, without worrying too much about your well-being.

Sijka always saw Maine Coon cats as majestic, almost mythical, not overly cute cats and now he came up with a way to share that image with the rest of us: "My passions are cats and photography, I do my best to combine these two things as good as possible," the photographer shares on his website. And he managed to combine those passions perfectly in his royal-like Maine Coon cat photo series.

He got the inspiration from a "photo of Dolce Vita and De La Loo - two of the most majestic black Maine Coon kittens photographed beautifully on a simple black background," Robert told Cat Behaviourist. And ever since that moment, he was creating these mesmerizing portraits himself.

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Silke Hagemann
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4 years ago

Gorgeous

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Melody Lanzatella
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4 years ago

OMG!

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Silke Hagemann
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4 years ago

How cute! I want one please.

Terrie Balmer
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4 years ago

Do get one, you'll never regret it. Did the photographer say that in cat IQ they measure 200? And if you're also a dog lover, it doesn't get any better than this for having the best of both worlds. They'll actually come when you call them as opposed to taking a message and getting back to you later.

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Patti Costa
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3 years ago

mesmerizing!!

Debbie Turner
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4 years ago

Hugs PLEASE

Caiya Stoltenberg
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4 years ago

The look on its face is so human like. What an expression.

Yvonne Bernal
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4 years ago

The feeling this photo evokes is WONDERFUL <3

s petterson
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1 year ago

Hey where ya goin?

Beatrice E Clark
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2 years ago

As a baby this one is soft and pretty,,look at them feet,,gonna be HUGE,,I just love it

Ingrid Petersen
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3 years ago

Want one of them

Fred Smiff
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3 years ago

Meet Merlin also a poser who knew how beautiful he was 1236037_56...31c962.jpg 1236037_566770546694009_1635958968_n-598ff6731c962.jpg

Donna Best
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3 years ago

Such a beauty! <3

Donna Best
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3 years ago

What a beauty!

Kristy Shores
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4 years ago

Oh my. I need this baby

Robyn Merrett
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4 years ago

Wow...I am speechless

Vanessa Hall
Community Member
4 years ago

He/she makes me think of the Musical, Cats.... jellical. I would love to have a Maine Coone cat and a toy breed dog.

Cathy Hogan
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4 years ago

I love this one!!!

Judy Gallup-Smith
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4 years ago

she so pretty - would love to cuddle with her

Janice Derochie
Community Member
4 years ago

<3

Tina Gutholm
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4 years ago

She looks sad, like she's in pain.

Teri Luedeman
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4 years ago

This picture just draws all the tension out of me

Stacey Bussell-Seifert
Community Member
4 years ago

very pretty

Kassie Manser-Groch
Community Member
4 years ago

Precious face.

Joan Brooks
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4 years ago

Love that face. He's my favorite.

Pamela Moore
Community Member
4 years ago

That looks like my Special Ed

Pamela Moore
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4 years ago

That looks like my Special Ed!!!

Rhonda DiCarlo
Community Member
4 years ago

Handsome

Gwendolyn Zupans
Community Member
4 years ago

I could look at this face all day!

Rita O'Gorman
Community Member
4 years ago

"Hey dude, waz up?"

Lance Zimmerman
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow and she is polydactyl!

Almandine Fox
Community Member
4 years ago

The word that comes to my mind is handsome, but it's probably a female according to its pelt, lol.

Maryann Plettenberg
Community Member
4 years ago

Beautiful!!!

Juls Robertson
Community Member
4 years ago

This cat looks soo much like that cat in Cats!! heeee

Suzi Thornton
Community Member
4 years ago

Tami I think I found your spirit animal!

Lori Gillum
Community Member
4 years ago

Beautiful!

Jill Long
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4 years ago

Beautiful

Raven Sky
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4 years ago

Love????????????????

Gillian Young
Community Member
4 years ago

Polydactyl!!!

Xadora
Community Member
4 years ago

Such a beautiful, interesting face! I have a pair of ragdoll sisters and when I call them they wake up from where ever they may be and come a running! <3

Stephen Rubin
Community Member
4 years ago

hey what ru doing...

s endshithere
Community Member
4 years ago

This looks like mine! <3

s endshithere
Community Member
4 years ago

this

Bobbie Shepherd
Community Member
4 years ago

Curious

Elaine Heberle
Community Member
4 years ago

very inquisitive

Sarah Mae Neznek
Community Member
4 years ago

So cute! I love the face!

Carol Stephen
Community Member
4 years ago

This one is rather a more casual kind of cat than the first two. Rather laid back 'n' chillin'

Monica Lima
Community Member
4 years ago

riquezinha!!

Maureen Lattimore
Community Member
4 years ago

Beautiful baby

Margot Miller
Community Member
4 years ago

I want to take her home to our Maine Coon guys!

Brenda Roach
Community Member
4 years ago

Love' <3

Milena Campanile
Community Member
4 years ago

Aww hes saying hello

Sheila Mortimer
Community Member
4 years ago

all these are so lovely i bet they cost a fair bit to buy

Lorie Morrison
Community Member
4 years ago

mistoffalys

Connie Leach
Community Member
4 years ago

one word, Gorgeous!!!

sarah miller
Community Member
4 years ago

That's so cute!

Christine Mercier
Community Member
4 years ago

Cut me a break

Heather Reynolds
Community Member
4 years ago

Reminds me of the wizard of oz . Remixes of the scarecrow . So adorable

Susan Bradley
Community Member
4 years ago

I love Maine Coons , but I think I would need a larger place to live~

Debbie Zilinski
Community Member
4 years ago

Love it!

Lisa Hallman
Community Member
4 years ago

I want this one

Jewel Atkins
Community Member
4 years ago

I can't believe it. A cat with compassionate eyes.

Michele Rogel
Community Member
4 years ago

Another little beauty, this again is a very unique color on a kitty, would love to own this one!!!

Elizabeth Alexander
Community Member
4 years ago

hellow beautiful cat

Jan Turner
Community Member
4 years ago

beautiful

Barbara Long
Community Member
4 years ago

I want #3 ! My Maine Coon died at the early age of 14 . Suspect heart gave out, had a heart murmur as some are susceptible to having....Miss him terribly!

Myrna Blakey
Community Member
4 years ago

So precious!

Cindy Wooden
Community Member
4 years ago

OMG he looks so cute!

Kathryn Soderstrom
Community Member
4 years ago

Calico? always my favorite

Karen Schebaum
Community Member
4 years ago

Kristina Schebaum

Linda Davis
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks Like Miss Gibson

Octavia Caldwell
Community Member
4 years ago

Yes@

Jane Strand
Community Member
4 years ago

So cute ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Carla Carr
Community Member
4 years ago

Precious

Kimberly Ashberry-Moxley
Community Member
4 years ago

MY PHUMMZ!

Altheia Jack
Community Member
4 years ago

Innocent maybe but so sweet looking !

Patricia Sirois
Community Member
4 years ago

What a Sweet Face!!!!

Janice Webster
Community Member
4 years ago

Won"t you come out and play with me?

Nancy Whitney
Community Member
4 years ago

I want this one!

Rhon
Community Member
4 years ago

Such a sweetie

Vicki Tate
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like my Pedals, only bigger. A lot bigger!!

Mary Laniewski
Community Member
4 years ago

What a sweet face!

Prue King
Community Member
4 years ago

I want one of these gorgeous creatures

Kim Sloan-Maynard
Community Member
4 years ago

he's so beautiful

Brenda Erratt
Community Member
4 years ago

He looks sad!

Ginette Rochon
Community Member
4 years ago

Babyface.......

Jean Crandall
Community Member
4 years ago

Look at that face - gorgeous!

Robin Ellison
Community Member
4 years ago

Play with me!!

Bonita Allen
Community Member
4 years ago

So pretty

Jackie Martone-Tondalo
Community Member
4 years ago

I want this one

Donna Paige
Community Member
4 years ago

This is definitely a female. Almost all tortoise shell or calico cats are female. She is just beautiful and so sweet looking.

Sharon Jones
Community Member
4 years ago

Adorable

Mayra Morales
Community Member
4 years ago

<3 <3

Debra Rodriguez
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow am in love

Christine Kommersmith
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like a sleepy baby

Alison D. Cohen
Community Member
4 years ago

So sweet! Please put one in my mailbox!

Callandergirl Hill
Community Member
4 years ago

Cutie pie

Claire Ward
Community Member
4 years ago

soft and loving look in his/her eyes!

Nathalie Le Maire
Community Member
4 years ago

Look at those paws!!

Dominika Teigiserová
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like a human trapped inside, such an expresive "face"!

Laura Johnston
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh those Paws!!!!

Susan Corlies
Community Member
4 years ago

Heartbreaker!

Ingeborg Børch
Community Member
4 years ago

Baby giant ❤

Christine Ladyman
Community Member
4 years ago

Well,,,,, I'm in love!!????

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Yvonne Bernal
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4 years ago

I can't stop staring at this one! Beautiful, both the cat and the photography!

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Christine Ladyman
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4 years ago

Look at those huge velvet feet!!

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Yvonne Bernal
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4 years ago

Those eyes are mesmerizing! WoW!

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Yvonne Bernal
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4 years ago

What a little sleepy head!

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Linda C Clune
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4 years ago

Can't believe the coloring!

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Nikola Cekić
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4 years ago

Looks exactly like my Simba.

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Natasha Hill
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4 years ago

Magical!

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Laura Johnston
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4 years ago

Love that one whisker!

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cherry4nub
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4 years ago

look at the character in that face!

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Over Opinionated
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4 years ago

So blue eyes against the gray they almost glow... such a beautiful kitten

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Over Opinionated
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4 years ago

Those feet are serious I'd not want to be on the receiving end of those

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Over Opinionated
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4 years ago

There all my favorite I couldn't choose

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Laura Johnston
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4 years ago

WoW....WoW those paws!

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Tiffany Place
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4 years ago

Tortieshell maincoon

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Beannguaq Øksnebjerg
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4 years ago

Gorgeous

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Kelly Gyger
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4 years ago

Love those tufts!

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Fred Smiff
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4 years ago

Meet Merlin he was just over a year old here 10277785_6...9b3ee3.jpg 10277785_663884786982584_224987251027504060_n-57af96e9b3ee3.jpg

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Maisa Chaves
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4 years ago

You purring to me?

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Christine McNally
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4 years ago

King of beasts

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Hiruya
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4 years ago

Hi you

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Mer
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4 years ago

DEM FEETS!! Love their ginormous paws!

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Beannguaq Øksnebjerg
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4 years ago

Rather royal looking :D

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Over Opinionated
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4 years ago

More then enough claws wow

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Shirley Boisvert
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4 years ago

These cats are all so beautiful, They don't even look real. Beautiful photographs!

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Patricia Sirois
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4 years ago

Great side view!

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Victoria Hammond
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4 years ago

Trouble!

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Susanna Lowaffles
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4 years ago

Wow!

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Kat Lawrence
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4 years ago

I would name him Jafar from Aladdin!

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Over Opinionated
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4 years ago

The toe fuzz is super cute

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Debbie Turner
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4 years ago

What ? You talking to me

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Over Opinionated
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4 years ago

It sees a mouse

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Don Von Ebers
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4 years ago

The Black ones are gorgeous but this is my favorite!

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Christine Kommersmith
Community Member
4 years ago

even ity bity most likely still larger than my 20 pounder - soo cute

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Hiruya
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4 years ago

Almost like a panther

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Rhon
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4 years ago

Stunning smoky pair

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Mer
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4 years ago

"Yes...you may serve me now..."

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Rhon
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4 years ago

Clear your lap I'm on my way!

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Janice Webster
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4 years ago

Triple decker.

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Victoria Hammond
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4 years ago

How adorable!?

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Denise Doolan
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4 years ago

Back in the eighties, we had a beautiful boy with similar markings and true green eyes. We named him Pistachio. Miss him still.

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Debi Miller
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4 years ago

I Am Not Amused!!!

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Donna Gardner
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4 years ago

Sweet face

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Debbie Turner
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4 years ago

That was great

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Christine Kommersmith
Community Member
4 years ago

what is that? is that a toy? bring it here !!!

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Lori Voiles
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4 years ago

gorgeous

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Christine Kommersmith
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4 years ago

somebody hurry up and brush me please

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Bill Hantzis
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4 years ago

Lead, steel and iron

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