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- *Acupuncture Can Save Your Newborn
This article teaches you an acupuncture technique you can easily learn which may save the life of your newborn kitten!
- *Analyzing The E-Points
Analyzing E-Points can tell you much more than just the standings of the cats - they can tell you what is and isn't possible - and which cats to look out for.
- Anna Sadler
The cat fancy has lost one of our dearest treasures, Anna Sadler of Brannaway Persians.
- *Beer For Adding Body To Your Cat's Coat
Shampooing or rinsing your cat in beer can add volume, texture and shine to your cat's coat!
- *Birthing Process Made Easy
Whether you are a newbie or an old hand at delivering kittens, this is an excellent article for refining your mid-wife-ing skills. It covers everything from before delivery of the kittens, cutting the cord, right up to the kittens snuggling up to their mo
- *Black Hairs On A Red Cat
One of the most curious color faults occurs when black hairs appear in the red coat of a show cat.
- *Bleaching Stains: The Art of the Paste, Part 1
This is the first in a two-part article describing how to prepare and apply a simple paste to remove yellow stains from the white coat of your show cat.
- *Bleaching Stains: The Art of the Paste, Part 2
This is the second installment in our article about bleaching out the stains from the coat of a white show cat. Photos of an actual cat illustrate how to apply the simple paste.
- *Blow Drying Your Persian Cat
While exhibitors place great emphasis on the actual show bath, the way you dry your Persian is just as important.
- *Boomerang Babies
My motto is 'A Mockingbird Kitten is a Mockingbird Kitten Forever'.
- IW RW SGC GC Boraines Sensation
PandEcats is honored to present our first featured cat from TICA! Enjoy the story of 'Saysha', a stunning blue cream who became her co-owners' first National Winning kitty.
- Bracing to Correct Twisted Hind Legs
An update on treatment for a kitten born with twisted legs due to contracted tendons
- *Breeding Techniques
Inbreeding, Line Breeding and Outcrossing... do you understand what each is? And more importantly which breeding technique you should be using?
- *Calcium for Your Pregnant Queen
Calcium is an important and vital ingredient in the health of your breeding queen. Lack of calcium can actually lead to a nursing queen's death. Understanding the role calcium plays will help you give her the best care possible while ensuring her a succes
- *Campaign Goals
Campaign goals should remain flexible - and you may have more options than you might think.
- *Campaigning A Kitten
There is nothing quite like campaigning a kitten...
- *Campaigning in Championship
Perhaps the most prestigious National titles are those earned in Championship.
- *Campaigning In Premiership
The people who choose to campaign in Premiership are a very special breed of exhibitor.
- *Campaigning: Choosing The Show
One of the most vital skills a smart campaigner develops is choosing the 'right' show for their cat.
- *Campaigning: It's A Numbers Game
Campaiging is a numbers game. To be successful, it helps if you understand how to 'read' the numbers.
- *Campaigning: Making The Decision
With your heart in your throat and stars in your eyes - you've made the big decision - You're about to start on the campaign trail with your kitty... so now you need a PLAN!
- *Car Sickness & Your Cat
A cat that becomes car-sick can be a real problem, whether you are an exhibitor driving to the cat show or the pet owner taking kitty on vacation. Learn what you can cure your feline its phobia around automobile travel . . .
- *Care of the Senior Citizen Feline
Our cats are living longer and healthier lives - and with this longevity comes increased health concerns.
- Cat Agility
Move over puppy dogs! Cats are now entering the show ring in Agility!
- *Cat Showing Philosophy
Do you have a philosophy to help guide you through the experience of cat showing?
- *Cat Spa
Follow the construction of an outdoor cat enclosure.
- Cat-Minster: The Taping Of A Cat Show
The 2006 CFA International Cat Show will be the subject of a 2 hour TV special for the Game Show Network to be telecast in March 2007.
- GC Cedar Valley Truffles
This is the story of a little black Persian kitten who battled her way into the world, fought her way past setback after setback, and eventually fulfilled her Grand destiny at five and a half years of age.
- Children At The Cat Show
Learn some tips on how to give a child visitor to the cat show a good impression of the cat fancy and breeders . . .
- *Cleft Palate in a Newborn Kitten
The most common birth defect in cats is a cleft palate. There are some things you can do to reduce your chances of producing a kitten with this problem.
- *Clipper Blades: Choosing the Right One For The Job
Learn how to choose the correct clipper blade for the haircut you want to give your favorite feline.
- *Clippers: Their Selection and Care
Clippers are one of the most expensive grooming tools you will purchase for your cats. Choosing the right one and learning how to care for it is a wise investment.
- *Clipping Teeth
Occasionally as a kitten grows, its jaw will go 'off' ... and its bite will be crooked. While this often corrects with time, the kitten's baby canine teeth can prevent or interfere with the re-alignment process. There is an answer to the problem - clipping the canines.
- *Clipping Your Persian: Choosing A Style
Clipping your Persian can make it more comfortable in hot weather, shorten bathing/drying time, prevent hair balls and lessen the amount of hair on the furniture. And you have quite a variety of hair clip styles you can choose from.
- *Co-Ownership of a Cat
Of course there may be many reasons why two or more people decide to co-own a kitty, however there are 5 main reasons for co-ownership of a cat. It is a smart move to understand the pros and cons in any co-ownership situation.
- *Coffee Filter Bib
A bib can be an essential tool for keeping your immaculately groomed cat in purr-fect condition. An easy and inexpensive bib can be made from a simple coffee filter. Learn how . . .
- *Color Inheritance: Part 1
If you are a beginner who doesn't understand color inheritance at all - this is for YOU!
- *Color Inheritance: Part 2
To understand color inheritance, all you basically need to understand is the inheritance of 3 colors - White, Black and Red. Everything else builds on these three colors.
- *Color Inheritance: Part 2 - Answers to Questions
The 'trick' to keeping color prediction 'simple' is to break the predictions down into stages. Using simple examples, you will understand simple color inheritance.
- *Color Inheritance: Part 3
Tabbies, Bicolors, Himalayans, Smokes... They all are just red, black or torties... but with a single genetic twist. Break the genes down into parts, and it is simple to understand
- *Conditioning Bath
Knowing when, why and how to give the perfect conditioning bath will prepare your cat's coat for the show bath that will produce the perfect results.
- *Controlling Static
If you have had a problem with static in your cat's coat, it's time for you to anticipate the problem and begin to take steps to avoid it. Learn about some of the options and products available for you to correct the problem of flyaway coat.
- *Corneal Sequestrum
A Corneal Sequestrum is a condition of the cornea that only occurs in cats.
- *Cutting The Umbilical Cord
Cutting the cord of a newborn is the most common 'surgery' the cat breeder is called upon to perform. Enjoy a step-by-step description of the process, complete with photographs.
- *Degrees of Cleft Palate
Cleft palate is a birth defect that occurs in all breeds of cats. Sometimes it is a minor problem and sometimes it is severe. Photos of newborn kittens show you exactly what to look for.
- *Describing Your Cat
When you evaluate your cat, can you descibe its strong and weak points?
A pet owner muses over the difference her cats have made in her life...
- *Different Breeds are Different
What is true for one breed, may not be true for another. When we talk about a breed other than our own we need to understand that different breeds are just that... different!
- Different Kind of Cat Show
While high profile dog shows such as Westminster are a regular part of television programming, we don't see cat shows on TV because they are not considered as entertaining to a general audience as a dog show. Could we mimic the successful dog show format
- Do you have what it takes to be a HERO?
It takes a special commitment to help save our feline friends in distress. This is a tribute to people involved in feline rescue. Included is a large list of links to rescue organizations.
- *Do's and Don'ts of Good Cattery Website Design
Having your own cattery website is fast becoming as necessary as having a phone number. It is important that your present your cats as beautifully on the internet as in the show ring. To help you make some wise choices, we have collected and organized a list of tips to help you have the best website possible.
- Donna Norris
CFA LH Judge, Donna Norris, passed away recently. She is a treasure lost.
- *E. Coli 'Blooms'
Acute or chronic diarrhea that fails to respond to normal medications may be the result of an overgrowth of E. coli bacteria in your cat's digestive tract.
- *Easy Grand
Granding your show cat can be easy... or it can be more of a challenge.
Every breeder should be able to recognize the signs of eclampsia - your queen's life may depend on it.
- *Eight Major Factors That Affect Coat
Nothing is quite as glorious as a Persian with coat dripping to the floor or an Exotic with a coat that your hand just sinks into. Learn about the 8 major things that affect how much coat your cat will have - and what you can do to help your Persian look
- *Enlarging Small Nostrils on a Persian Cat
More common with Persians and Exotics, any cat breeder can produce a cat with small nostrils. But there is no reason for cats with this problem to suffer. Easy, inexpensive laser surgery can make the cat more comfortable overnight - literally. See the results in before and after photos.
- *Evaluating A Cat From Photos
Whether you are buying or selling, knowing how to evaluate a cat's structure from its photo is a valuable skill to develop.
- *Eye Medications
A discussion of the options available in medications to promote healing of eye ulcers, sequestrums and other problems that can affect the eye.
- *Eye Ulcers: Complex
A complicated or complex eye ulcer is a serious condition of the eye.
- *Eye Ulcers: Simple
Eye Ulcers are a relatively common feline eye problem. Whether minor or severe, taking proper care of an eye ulcer is essential.
- *Eyes Stuck Shut
While not all kittens in the same litter open their eyes on the same day, if a kitten has still not opened its eyes several days after all its littermates have, you may need to intervene.
- *Eyes Wide Open: Part One
Few things are as frustrating as the cat who holds his eyes wide open at home but squints at the cat show. Fear not! There are ways to help your kitty show off his beautiful peepers.
- *Eyes Wide Open: Part Two
Learn which eye drops and eye washes work best to help your kitty's eyes stay wide open at the cat show.
- *Fading Kitten Syndrome
Stop losing newborns! One of the most disheartening things that a cat breeder can experience is the seemingly senseless deaths of newborn kittens who blindly cry and struggle to live while nothing we or our vets do can save them. Now there is an antibioti
- Farewell Peter
The cat fancy has lost Peter Romich of Grandaries Exotics who passed away last Sunday.
- *Fever Coat
Something cat breeders see on from time to time, especially on black kittens, is an unusual hair color change called 'Fever Coat'. What is it? Why does it happen? What can you do to change it? Learn the answers to these questions and more . . .
- *Finding Your First Show Cat
When getting started in the cat fancy, the first steps will involve purchasing foundation stock for one's breeding and showing program. This is the best advice a newcomer to the cat fancy will ever receive concerning how to buy a first show cat!
- First Time National Winning Owners
Three members of PandEcats.com have campaigned cats to the coveted National Winner title for the first time!
- *Fish Amoxi For Cats
A visit to your local pet store may hold the answer to an inexpensive, prescription-free source of amoxicillin for your cat.
Looking for a product to add volume to your cat's coat? To keep the hair in place? To eliminate static? To add shine? You want Fluff-Out!
- *GC, BW, NW Granddelight PJ of Mockingbird
A photo essay looking at the development from kitten to adult of GC, BW, NW Granddelight PJ of Mockingbird, CFA's 2nd Best Cat in Championship, 1996-97
- GC, BW, NW Granddelight's PJ of Mockingbird
The popular theory is that a novice cannot make a major national win in CFA. Yet by the end of the 1996-97 show season, a cream and white female Persian from a relatively unknown cattery and campaigned by a novice in only her second year of showing was CFA's 2nd Best Cat in Championship!
- Great Cat Toys, and they're free
The best toys in life are free!
- *Grooming Emergencies
When a grooming disaster occurs in the show hall, the smart exhibitor knows how to make unexpected repairs. This article will teach you everything you need to know to solve any grooming emergency.
- *Grooming Sprays
The right spray can make a great addition to your cat's show grooming routine.
- *Grooming The Red Cat
This article discusses valuable grooming tips especially for the hottest of the feline colors — the RED CATS. This includes all the red colors from pure, clear, solid red, through red tabby to flame points.
- *Grooming Your Persian's Tail
Short, thick, beautiful... learn how to present your cat's tail at its best.
- Halloween Safety
It is Halloween time . . . and while you are buying the candy, designing a costume and carving the jack-o-lantern, don't forget to take a few minutes to make sure your cats are safe and protected.
- Homepages Through The Years
Oh how we have changed :-))
- *Horse Products For Your Cat
Did you know that the folks who show horses have grooming products that work great on cats too?
- *Hot Oil Treatment
If your cat's hair is dry, flyaway or brittle, a hot oil treatment may be just what is needed to put life and shine back in to the coat.
- *How Do I Degrease My Cat?
My cat is greasy! It's one of the commonest complaints from groomers. Have you ever overheard a person say 'so-and-so's cat looks greasy'? Did you agree with their assessment? Did you know what to suggest to 'fix' the problem? Now you will!
- *How Long Should A Cat's Breeding Career Be?
At what age should a cat be retired from your breeding program?
- *How To Tell A True Tabby
Perhaps the single thing most newbies (and some not-so-new cat breeders) find confusing is understanding the issue of agouti and non-agouti tabbies. Learn how to tell whether YOUR tabby is a true agouti (or not) . . .
- *I Love Vinyl Coated Wire Shelving: Part 1
While other people install wire shelving in closets, a cat breeder can use it to construct kitten gates and window screen protectors.
- *I Love Vinyl-Coated Wire Shelving: Part 2
Detailed instructions on how to use inexpensive wire shelving to build a handy kitten pen and a complete indoor/outdoor enclosure.
- I Resolve To Be a Better Cat Show Exhibitor
In the spirit of making every minute count and enjoying life to the fullest, this year, I resolve to be a better cat show exhibitor.
- *Infusium 23
Great hair products to make your cat's coat full, silky and shiny.
- *Is My Queen Pregnant?
There are several different methods of determining whether a cat is pregnant depending on how long it has been since she was bred. Learn the best and most accurate ways to tell if your queen is expecting kittens . . .
Karin Jackson was the greatest friend of Household Pets in CFA. There will never be another like her.
- *Kitten Back Contract
Selling a kitten with a 'Kitten Back' requirement in its contract can be a win-win situation for both the Buyer and the Seller... but a detailed contract is an absolute necessity to avoid misunderstandings.
- *Kitten Buyer Visits 101
Do you know how to take charge of the visit when buyers come to look at your kittens? Here are tips to have a happy and safe visit.
- *Kitten Play Pen
Convert a used baby play pen into a terrific, easy care kitten corral.
- *Kitten Shopping List
Whether a person reserves a kitten, one of the first things they should receive is a shopping list for their new baby.
- *Kittens On Carpeting
How do you raise a litter of kittens from birth to weaning on a carpeted floor?
- *Labels on Your Shipping Carrier
When shipping your cat, there are a few tips about labeling your carrier that may help your cat arrive quickly and safely to its destination.
- *Lease Contract
When leasing a cat, smart breeders have a detailed Lease Contract to prevent misunderstandings and false expectations.
- *Leasing A Cat
There are many situations in which two breeders may enter into a lease agreement - and the conditions can vary as widely as the people and their situations.
- Lethal Lilies
With the Easter holiday fast approaching, every cat owner must be alert to the fact that Easter lilies are toxic to cats.
- *Light & Heat Cycles
Did you know you can use light to encourage your female cat to come into season - or to discourage her from cycling too. This article tells you how.
- *Litter Options
Eenie-meenie-minie-mo? Things about litter you really should know!
- Lucy Rand: Animator Extrodinaire!
Lucy is a cat lover - and an outstanding creator of cat animations!
- *Magic Broth
Every cat breeder needs to know how to prepare 'magic broth'. Homemade broth is really very easy to prepare and can literally be a life-saver.
- *Magnetic Bar
A magnetic bar can be fastened to the wall to conveniently hold combs, brushes, scissors and nail clippers!
- *Making Your Cat Photos Better
There are several things you can do to make your photos look better before publishing them on your website.
- Me or We
A display of poor sportsmanship provides food for thought...
- *Microchipping Your Cat
Microchipping is a permanent, safe and affordable way of ensuring that your cats are individually identified.
- *CH Mockingbird X-Quiz-It
View a photo essay showing the development the Exotic female, CH Mockingbird X-Quiz-It, from 4 weeks to one year of age.
- My Philosophies
The editor of PandEcats.com, shares her personal life philosophies and illustrates how she has applied them to her involvement in the cat fancy.
- Naming Your Cat
Deciding on a unique name for your special kitty can sometimes be quite a task. Here's some help!
- New Show Season's Eve
As we begin the New Season, and look back upon the old, let's pause a moment and make some resolutions
- New Year's Resolutions 2003
At a 'Recovering From Too Much Holiday Eating' brunch, a group of friends gathered together and made a list of resolutions for the New Year.
- New Year...
As we begin the month of January, take time to think about your goals and hopes for the new year...
- Newbie 101: Research
The second article in our series for Newbies... Tips for where a novice can begin to learn more about their breed, showing, breeding, grooming and the cat fancy.
- *Newborn Exotics: Shorthair or Longhair?
Exotic fanciers have a special challenge that is unique to their breed - How do you tell if those new babies are going to be Shorthairs (Yea!) or Longhairs? Time will tell. But for the more impatient person, there are things you can look for on a newborn
- *Out Damn Spot!
Removing stains on white and bicolor cats is a constant challenge for exhibitors. There are a great number of 'tricks' and 'private formulas' that the best groomers use to prevent or eliminate stains, especially under the eyes... and this article shares them with you!
- Packing With EW Grooming Powder to Reduce and Prevent Eye Staining
Learn the best techniques for 'packing' your cat's eyes to prevent or reduce eye stains.
- *Palpating For Kittens
Learn how to palpate your queen to confirm pregnancy and count kittens. This is a useful skill for the modern cat breeder to develop!
- PandEcats' Name & Logo
We look back to our beginning... to our roots...
From major players in 'Cats and Dogs' to supporting cast in 'Austin Powers' pedigreed cats are gaining recognition as movie stars!
- People Behind PandEcats.com
In the two years since PandEcats.com began, over 180 people have made contributions to our website with either actual articles or research for an article.
- *Photo Fraud
More and more, breeders are purchasing cats based solely on photos they see on the internet or receive by email. Caveat Emptor means you need to be aware of some changes that can be made to photos that are unethical.
- *Photographing Your Cat
Are you frustrated because the photographs of your kitten just don't do it justice? Learn the secrets to taking better photos of your cat!
- *Picking Up the Kitten
Learn the best ways of making the process of picking up their new kitten easy for both the new owner and the breeder.
- *Politics Part 1: The Art of Politics
The first in a fascinating three-part series on how to make politics work for you instead of against you. Part One discusses the different types and styles of politics.
- *Politics Part 2: What kind of show exhibitor are YOU?
The second in a three-part series on politics work takes a look at how different exhibitors attempt to influence the judge
- *Politics Part 3: Making Politics Work FOR You!
The final article in our three-part series on how to make politics work for you instead of against you :-)
- *Prenatal Care of The Pregnant Cat
Before breeding your female queen, know the steps you should take to help her answer the extra demands a pregnancy and deliver a healthy litter.
- *Pursuit of Excellence
Being a breeder means developing an eye for a good cat and embarking on the pursuit of excellence.
- Quilt Maker
A talented quilt maker produces heirloom-quality quilts created especially for the pampered feline :-).
- *Rating Your Kittens
Every breeder wants to do an excellent job of rating the quality of the kittens they produce... but how?
- *Record Keeping During The Campaign
Get organized! Keeping a record of your cat's show results will help you campaign better. See why.
- *Red Raspberry Leaves and Marshmallow Root
Did you know these two simple herbs can be used to supplement your pregnant queen's diet and help her have an easier delivery and produce more milk?
- *Refinement, Coarseness & Balance
Understanding refinement, coarseness & balance, and how the three relate to the evaluation of a show cat is part of developing your 'eye' for a good cat.
- *Remaining Small
How many cats is enough for a viable breeding progam? How many cats are too many?
- *Removing a Retained Baby Tooth
Occasionally a kitten's baby tooth may not fall out when the permanent tooth comes in. To avoid ruining your kitten's bite, you may need practice some feline dentistry.
- *Runt of the Litter
Why is there sometimes a smaller kitten in a litter? Can it be prevented? Will the kitten always be smaller?
- *Scales For Weighing Kittens
When you purchase a scale, there are certain features you need to consider in making a wise purchase.
- *Sculpting Mistake
This brave exhibitor shares with you the error of her ways :-)... and how she made the best of things gone wrong...
- *Sculpting Your Persian Cat, Part 1: Why? What? Where? When? How?
If you are a novice, one of the most challenging skill you will need to acquire is the art of sculpting your Persian's head. This article is the first in a seven part series that will teach you everything you need to know.
- *Sculpting Your Persian Cat, Part 2: Tools & Techniques
You too will find the job of sculpting your Persian Cat both easier and more successful if you buy good quality grooming tools. Without the right equipment, it will be difficult to do a good job. Here is a complete list of what you will need, and the best
- *Sculpting Your Persian Cat, Part 3a: The Step-by-Step Sculpting Process with illustrations
Part 3a will explain each step of the sculpting process, complete with line drawings to illustrate in a simple way exactly what we are referring to on the cat's face.
- *Sculpting Your Persian Cat, Part 3b: The Step-by-Step Sculpting Process with photos
In Part 3b we will follow the actual sculpting of 'Oscar', a five month old cream Persian male. With photos taken at every step, you will really be able to 'see' how to take an kitty from hairy to show ready.
- *Sculpting Your Persian Cat, Part 4: Photos of Mistakes to Avoid
Now we are going to look at some of the common mistakes that are made as we learn to perfect the sculpting of our Persian cat.
- *Sculpting Your Persian Cat, Part 5: Compromises
Whenever you are sculpting, you may need to make a choice about how removing hair from one portion of the face will affect the appearance of another part. Sometimes you need to compromise. Once again, we illustrate with great photos.
- *Sculpting Your Persian Cat, Part 6: Before & After
Photos showing a variety of cats before sculpting and after... The comparisons help you to understand the difference sculpting can make.
- *Selection & Care of Scissors
A good pair of hair scissors will help you groom your cat to perfection. Learn how to select the best pair for your needs and how to care for them properly.
- *Sexing A Kitten: Part 1
Determining the sex of a newborn kitten is not always as simple as it sounds. See photos of young male and female kittens and learn what to look for.
- *Sexing A Kitten: Part 2
Due to popular demand, this article is a follow-up to Sexing A Kitten: Part 1.
- *Show Etiquette 2: At Ringside
When we go to ringside, we not only want to behave politely, we must consider our behavior in light of the rules of good sportsmanship.
- *Show Etiquette 3: Etiquette and Sportsmanship
Etiquette and Sportsmanship are each basically defined by a set of (often unspoken) rules. This article discusses how to be a true winner no matter whether you cat wins a rosette or not.
- *Show Kitten Contract
Special conditions may be part of the Show Kitten Contract so that both Buyer and Seller understand each other's expectations.
- *Show Report
Learn how the experienced exhibitor gives a show report with easily understood details.
- *Show? Breeder? Pet?
Have you ever wondered exactly what 'show quality' means? What's the difference between a 'show' kitten and a 'top show' kitten? How is a show kitten different from a breeder/show kitten?
- *Shy Show Kitty
What can you do when your beautiful show cat is afraid or intimidated in the judging cage?
- *Stolen Cat Photos
It can be quite a shock to suddenly see a photo of one of your own cats on someone else's website... and with them saying it is a different cat altogether!
- *Stud Service Contract
While most catteries are 'closed', there may be circumstances under which you decide to provide a stud service to another person's female cat.
- *Syringes You Should Own
A selection of syringe in various sizes and types can help make the care and feeding of your kittens much easier.
- *Tail Kinks
A tail kink can end a cat's show career. How does it affect its breeding possibilities?
- Taste Test
PandEcats recently participated in a small experiment for a local television show - it was a blind taste test of four brands of dry cat food... and here are the (surprising) results!
- Tea Tree Oil Warning
Tea Tree Oil poisoning have been reported in both cats and dogs when applied to the skin at too high a dose.
- Teach Your Cat To Sit Up
Having a cat that sits up on command is adorable - and will entertain your house guests and turn dog lovers into feline friends
- *Tipping A Dilute
Enhancing the ethereal beauty of the dilute colors of cats can often requires a special grooming technique called 'tipping'.
- *Training Your Show Cat
Learn the tricks and tips you can use to help nurture a good show personality in your next kitten.
- *Traveling Light
Unless the Incredible Hulk is your travel companion, you may want to learn how to travel light when flying to a cat show.
- *Tube Feeding Kittens Q & A
This article answers the most common questions about tube feeding your kittens including which formula to give, how much to feed, how often to feed, how to sterilize your tubing — and more.
- *Tube Feeding Newborn Kittens
Tube feeding can save your kitten's life. It is a skill that every cat breeder can learn. This article includes updated step-by step-instructions complete with detailed photographs and a video explaining exactly how to tube feed newborn kittens easily and safely.
- Two Is Better Than One
To lighten the load while keeping the cattery clean, learn how to incorporate the 'two is better than one' system into your daily routine
- *Unequal Pupils
When the eyes have unequal pupils the condition is called Anisocoria and can be caused by a variety of conditions from trivial to life-threatening.
- Update on Kittens Born With Twisted Legs
Having a kitten born with twisted legs may be a more common occurance than breeders think. While it may look deformed, the kitten will grow up normally. See three cases with photos showing the changes possible.
- GC, GP, NW Velvetkist Pack'N Heat of Krimpurrs
CFA's Best Cat in Premiership for 2014-2015 is a stunning cream and white Persian neuter named GC, GP, NW Velvetkist Pack'N Heat of Krimpurrs. "Frankie" is co-owned and campaigned by Beth Holly of Krimpurrs with breeder and co-owner Noralyn Heisig of Velvetkist. This is their story . . .
- What is a Newbie?
This is the first in a new series for Newbies... and about Newbies - Whether you are a Newbie or an 'Oldie' you will want to be sure to check out this series and its many tips for learning and advancing in the cat fancy.
- *What Is A Van?
If you are a cat breeder wondering if your 'and white' kitten should be registered as a van, or not... maybe this article will be of some help.
- *Whiter Than White
Look in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room for products to make your white cats whiter!
- *Why I Weigh My Kittens
Weighing your felines is an excellent "Early Warning System" for checking on the health of your kitties. Changes in weight can alert you to a problem long before any other symptom is apparent.
- *Your Campaign Book
One of the things you will find very helpful to your campaign is having a method of keeping track of information.
- *Your First Regional Campaign
Your first campaign is exciting and maybe even slightly intimidating - but it may be easier than you think!
- *Zithromax Dosages
Zithromax is an excellent antibiotic choice for a variety of medical problems including URIs, Chlamydia and Bordetella.
- *Zithromax Dosing Schedules
Zithromax remains at effective levels in the cat for 3-5 days, so 'Zith' can be given less often than is usual for an antibiotic and still be effective.
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