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My Lovelies - My Cats - My Kittens
Cats Make My Day
This lens is about love and the most loving thing in my life are my cats and their kittens, They ooze love and their manners and characteristics reflect something you will never find in a human. It's a gentleness and respect that crosses all barriers and knows no bounds, These are my precious gifts to people who will love them as I do and from whom they will receive an abundance of love in return,
There is something very precious about an animal that loves without expectations. Cats have mates and they are very choosy with whom they mate from my experience as a breeder. The picture is of some of my kittens from one of Star's litters and you can see in their faces that they love without reward. Or do they?
The mums are exceptional lovers. They cuddle into me at times making their presence almost too much to bear. They love to sleep beside me whether that is in my big recliner or in bed. They often share my food if they are given tidbits from my plate and they are so gentle that a pat from one of their paws on my face or arm is something to write about,
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Here Eyes Tell a Story - Don't They
This magnificent kitten is a cross Persian/tabby tortoise shell female and it has all the Rag Doll features that go with that breed. That is due to the genetic make-up of that particular production. Unfortunately they are too fluffy for my nose and not many people are liking them these days, So I mainly try to breed short hair to escape the allergy problems,
This beautifully illustrated book will steal your heart. This author has a great understanding of cats and kittens.
This gorgeous male is cross Persian Siamese and his mother is Qik (quick). She has magnificent kittens and many of them are highly valued. The Siamese adds extra strength to the kittens as they are tougher and have longer lives because of the cross. In fact he was sold over the phone and I delivered him to his new owners who were ecstatic when they saw him for the first time. They called him Juno.
It is essential to have a proper carry cage or basket to transport kittens in cars, This beautiful carrier is just the ticket for your cats.
What is your Favorite type of cat?
A Lot of Fun
Little girls will especially love these friends to play with. Animals are more encouraging than dolls and the cute little furry things will make their day. Girls love cute!
Here is another magnificent kitten that is also cross Persian/Rag Doll and she is a tortoise shell, which is usually in high demand for their beauty. Her father was of the latter breed. She went to a young woman who simply adored her and recent photos show she is much loved. Again she is too fluffy for me to tolerate and it is too much for my family, some of whom suffer from asthma,
This litter is of a very special range of colours. The grey and white are always in high demand and these little greys have extraordinary coats, Their black noses are a feature with many of my kittens and it adds protection against cancer due to sun light exposure,
My kittens have a lovely cat climbing tree, similar to this one, which they adore. The little cabin is a great place for them to hang out as they love hiding and sleeping in the dark. It is also not too large as some of them can be enormous, If you are limited for space, say in the laundry or somewhere, then this size, shape and model is ideal.
What beauties. These lovely kittens are cross Persian Siamese and the black one is similar to Qik. You will notice that the whiskers have been chewed and that is something Qik tends to do with her kittens for some odd reason. Of course they quickly regrow.
Cat Tree Climber
If you have the room and possibly more than one cat then a bigger option is one like this. It has multi layers and lots of climbing arrangements to make an indoor cat very happy. Park it near a window so it has a view and possibly some sun light at times.
Go Pet Club Cat Tree, 50W x 26L x 72H, Blue
These Babies are Hungry
This beautiful male almost stayed with me and the temptation to keep him was very strong. Although he was desired by many they refused to take him because of his long hair. He did finally go to a good home when someone fell in love with him. It was hard for me to part with him, however, but by that stage my sinuses were acting up so much that he had to go. He was born on Valentine's Day and his new owner called him Cupid.
These are 3 of Gem'slitter born on 14th January 2013. Below is the whole litter and they make a great combo of colors and interests.
How Many Cats Have you Owned?
This cat tree is so cute that any cat would adore it. It seems to have everything and is reasonably sized to fit in most places. Love the colour and the idea of the kitty climbing inside as well as having plenty of scratching areas outside.
This beautiful tortoise shell female is one that was added to my breeders, She is a magnificent animal and her kittens are adorable as well. She is called Gem and that's exactly what she is as far as I am concerned. she was also born on Valentine's Day 2011 and her first litter was born the following Valentine's Day, 2012.
How Can One Part with Them?
These are some more of Qik's kittens. You can see how beautiful the cross Persian/Siamese are in this lot. People often ask me that question and believe me it is not always easy, When you fall in love with every litter born is it any wonder that rearing these animals has become the most pleasurable thing in my life.
Never put a flea collar on a cat
Cats with collars can strangle themselves as their paw gets stuck while they are trying to get it off. They can also hang themselves and are unable to get free. This can result in a very painful and slow death. Collars with bells are extremely dangerous as the cat has hearing sensitivity about ten times greater than humans so the bell ringing in its ears not only drives it mad but stops it from hearing things. Just about every dead cat on the road is wearing a collar with a bell. So don't terrorise your animal in this manner.
My cats rarely suffer from parasites but when fires devastated Canberra we had a few fleas and Frontline was the only product I turned to, It is something that does not have any side effects and it lasts for several months. Also necessary if you are in a tick prone area and the cat goes outside. Prevention is better than a cure,
These Trees are a Must Have
You will never regret investing in a scratchy pole tree climber for your cat. This is an ideal size for the small home and single cat family. Just right in fact for certain situations and small enough to move around to catch the sunlight or to push out of the way when not required.
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