What Is This Hair?

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I am not sure if this is the correct forum topic to ask this question but I am curious about something.

Count was half white when he was a little kitten. Eventually he became just black and brown and the white mostly went away. On his belly he had 4-5 strands of white hair but that was about it. Nowadays I am noticing some longer hair that is white and is nearly everywhere on his body except his head and tail. What is this? Is this his adult coat? Will this be his color?

 

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My Maine Coon has those hairs that are called "guard hairs" in addition to his undercoat and longer top coat. Those guard hairs help the rain and snow run off his furs so that his undercoat stays warm and dry.
 
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My Maine Coon has those hairs that are called "guard hairs" in addition to his undercoat and longer top coat. Those guard hairs help the rain and snow run off his furs so that his undercoat stays warm and dry.
Makes sense. Count is a maine coon too.
 
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