I have decided to write some articles about my experiences as a cat breeder and cat show exhibitor. I know when I first started breeding cats some of the knowledge I now have and take for granted would have been invaluable to me as a novice and would have saved me lots of time and needless worry. I hope that my articles can help other new breeders and exhibitors in the future.
When will my kittens be born? When planning the date that I want my kittens to be born and to hopefully not coincide with any cat shows I have planned I use this useful tool to work out when my kittens are due to be born. Of course my cats do not use computers to […]
I find that weaning kittens can be easy with some litters and much harder with others. I usually start weaning kittens by introducing my kittens to ‘solids’ at about three to four weeks though I do not worry if they are not eating until about five weeks old. Some litters literally dive in the food […]
How to Tell the Sex of Your Kittens When your new kittens are born and mum and babies are settled down it is not unusual to want to know what sex the kittens are………in fact I would say sometimes that some people find it vitally important to know just what sex their new kittens are! […]
Predicting the colour of kittens. Enter the colours of the Sire and Dam and then tick the boxes for carried colours. Then press GO.
How Can I Tell if my Cat is Pregnant? The majority of cats will conceive when they are mated. Sometimes though they do not which is why I think this article may be of use to people as a guide to deciding if your cat is pregnant. I find that there are a few sure […]
The normal gestation period of a Siamese cat is about sixty-five days, although this may vary a day or two either side. I like to use day two of the honeymoon as my conception date though with experience of my own girls I may modify this to suit the girl or line in question. I […]