What breed is Goliath?

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Hey y'all!

I got this beautiful kitten about a month and a half ago. He's a little under 5 months old! He is very sweet, vocal, follows me everywhere, and loves to mess with his water bowl a little too much ;) . His name is Goliath he's about 6.7 pounds. I took him to the vet for his first ever checkup and the vet said he might have a smidge of Maine-coon in him but I think he might actually be a Nebelung mix. What do y'all think?
 

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Without a known history he's considered a Domestic Longhair (DLH). He does have something of the look of a Maine Coon. However, you have to realize that Maine Coons were developed from a natural breed, not by mixing different breeds together to get a designed look. That means there are cats out there descended from the original random bred population that was used as the foundation of the Maine Coon pedigreed cats.
 

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Sort of looks like a Maine Coon-in-training. He's big for his age and has a good mane going on. I think Maine Coons are supposed to like water, too. That's another positive indicator.
 

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I was told this one was a maine coon mix when I adopted her, also was told her mom was maine coon but there's no proof. She was a little over a year and she was 8lbs, don't have her current weight but I'd say around 13-15lbs now. She loves water too, actually so much I had to get her a fountain lol! She's actually very fit under all that fluff
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Hey y'all!

I got this beautiful kitten about a month and a half ago. He's a little under 5 months old! He is very sweet, vocal, follows me everywhere, and loves to mess with his water bowl a little too much ;) . His name is Goliath he's about 6.7 pounds. I took him to the vet for his first ever checkup and the vet said he might have a smidge of Maine-coon in him but I think he might actually be a Nebelung mix. What do y'all think?
He is gorgeous 😻 without papers even if pb he would not be considered to be and is a dlh. In terms of what he looks most like he looks more MC to me but not pb. I did collages with Mc & Nebelung kitties for comparison. As others said MC breed was bred from natural cats in the area so domestic cats can have similar feautures.

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Hey y'all!

I got this beautiful kitten about a month and a half ago. He's a little under 5 months old! He is very sweet, vocal, follows me everywhere, and loves to mess with his water bowl a little too much ;) . His name is Goliath he's about 6.7 pounds. I took him to the vet for his first ever checkup and the vet said he might have a smidge of Maine-coon in him but I think he might actually be a Nebelung mix. What do y'all think?
He does have some of the facial features of a mainecoon and he's quite a big cat so he could have some mainecoon ancestry. But the colour and everything does compare to a Nebelung so I dunno... maybe both? Irregardless, he's a very pretty boy♡
 
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