Titles beginning with "G"
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- * G Strep Infections in a Breeding Cattery
Are your queens having smaller litters? Or having premature births? Perhaps your cats are failing to get pregnant at all. Are you losing newborns to Fading Kitten Syndrome? These are all symptoms of a G Strep infection in your cattery. This article tells you how to stop the losses and maintain a healthy breeding program unaffected by G Strep infections . . .
- Gail Rothman, Le Club Fur Himalayans
CFA shines a little less brightly with the passing of Gail Rothman. Together with her beloved late husband, Earl, Gail personified the best that there is in CFA and an incredible love of the Himalayan breed.
A Gallery of photos of cats preserving the history of the cats behind the cats for all breeders for all time. Why don't you add your cat's photo to help create a graphic legacy for fute cat breeders?
- * Gary Powell
PandEcats.com is honored to be able to share with our pa/members this candid interview with Gary as he discusses his Persian breeding program under the Red Sky cattery prefix.
- GC, RW Syracoon's KC Masterpiece's Greatest Victory
This Maine Coon was a star in the show ring, but his greatest win was a successful battle against a vaccine-related fibrosarcoma - an often fatal form of cancer ...
- * Gene Inheritance Patterns
An understanding of the various types of patterns of inheritance is a basic component to the development of a successful breeding program. Learn the 10 main types of gene inheritance that the cat breeder should know ...
- * Genes & Chromosomes
Everyone can learn to understand the details of genetics of the cat. It begins with understanding the basics and becoming familiar with the terminology involved when discussing genetics. Let's get started!
- * Genetic Notation
Learn the few simple rules of genetic notation that you need to know to understand a cat's individual genetic makeup, and to plan your breeding program.
- * Genetic Symbols For Coat Color
This article discusses the most common genes that determine coat color in cats. Knowing these genes and their genetic symbols is the first step in understanding how coat color is inherited and being able to determine and plan for the possible coat colors of kittens from a specific breeding.
- * Genetic Terms
Knowing the terminology used in a discussion about genetics is the first step towards understanding the principles of feline heredity.
- * Gentocin Eye & Ear Drops
Gentamicin is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye and ear.
- Getting Along
With the new year just a few weeks old, now seems a good time to think about how best to get along with our fellow (wo)man.
- * Getting Free Publicity For Your Cat Show
Having paid spectators come to a cat show is a great way for the cat club to make money to help cover their show expenses. To help get those visitors through the door, a little free publicity can make a huge difference...
- * NW SC (FIFé) GC (CFA) Ghattas Blackjack
This is the story of a black and white male Persian from Brazil that has enjoyed success showing in two different cat registries, FIFé and CFA.
- * Ghost Markings On A Kitten's Coat
"Ghost" markings refers to the faint tabby pattern that can sometimes be seen on the coat of a black or blue kitten of any breed. Learn more . . .
- * Giardia
Giardia is a parasite that can impact seriously on your cat's health.
- Giardia: How To Eliminate It In A Cattery Situation
Follow one cattery's recommended protocol for eliminating giardia from a multi-cat situation ...
- * Gingivitis
Gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums caused by bacteria, plaque and tartar, is a common dental disease in cats. Unless treated promptly, gingivitis can become a serious problem for your kitty.
- * Giving Subcutaneous Fluids
Giving a cat fluids under the skin is often essential in saving weak newborns, sick kittens or older cats with diseases such as chronic kidney failure that causes dehydration. This article includes detailed instructions and photos showing how anyone can learn how to give sub-q fluids to their kitties . . .
- * Giving Your Cat An Injection
Sub-Q or IM: Learn the correct technique for giving your cat injections, complete with photos!
- * Glop Recipes
Glop is a 'dish' that can be prepared as a substitute for mother's milk and is invaluable for raising orphan kittens. We share with you several different Glop recipes.
- Gloria Stephens
TICA legend, Gloria Stephens, is remembered.
- * Goat's Milk
Goat's milk is excellent as a supplement or milk substitute for newborn kittens.
- Going My Way?
Sharing a car ride with a fellow exhibitor can reap many rewards!
- Golden Girl
For the first time in the history of CFA, a Golden is Best of Breed in the Silver/Golden division of Persians!
- Good Owner's Pledge
Read a pledge that outlines the basic responsibilities of a good cat owner...
- Goodbye Boris
The cat fancy has lost long time judge, Boris Teron.
- Goodbye Melinda
With great sadness we bid farewell to Melinda Murray of Loralyn Himalayans...
- Goodbye Wayne
An icon of CFA, judge Wayne Park passed away this week.
- Goodnight Sweet Prince
Sunday, March 4th, 2001, popular CFA judge Craig Rothermel passed away following a massive heart attack. Read a tribute to his life.
- * Goop Soup
Goop is a popular hand cleaner that can also be used as a mega-easy-cat-degreaser when used in combination with shampoo. Learn how to make a superb one-step cat coat degreasing product we like to call GOOP SOUP.
- * Gossip, Gossip
Like a small town where tongues wag easily, the cat fancy is a small community where gossip can cause great pain and hurt. But there are smart ways you can neutralize gossip and enjoy the cat shows more.
- Grand Of Distinction: A New Title In CFA
In 2011, CFA established the requirements for a new title called the "Grand of Distinction". Because this new title is earned over a minimum of three show seasons, the 2013-2014 show season is the earliest that any cat can earn the new title. Read on for more details . . .
- GC NW, BW Granddelight PJ of Mockingbird & GC Mockingbird X-Periment
Frequent readers of PandEcats.com will be familiar with the faces of the Persian and Exotic Shorthair pictured at the top of this page. That's PJ on the left and her son Perry on the right. More than a dozen years ago, when PandEcats.com was first launched, PJ and her Exotic hubby, Leo, were there. Three months later, PJ gave birth to her first-born male kitten, Perry. And mother and son became PandEcats official mascots. This is their story...
- * 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!
- * Granding A Cat: How Fast Is Fast Enough?
Is how many shows a cat takes to Grand directly related to the cat's actual quality? How much emphasis should we place on how quickly a cat earns it Grand Champion title?
- * Greasy Cat
Whether a show cat is longhaired, shorthaired or in between, a well groomed coat is a define must. This article discusses why a cat develops that greasy look, and how to evaluate . . .
- Great Cat Toys, and they're free
The best toys in life are free!
- Great Day For The Bombay
Although not a Persian or an Exotic, the story of this Bombay who became Cat of the Year is an inspiration to all breeders and exhibitors
Gretsky was a cat with a problem. Munira was an owner determined to find an answer to the problem.
- * Grieving Cat
Like people, cats can grieve the loss of a companion too.
- * Griseofulvin
This ringworm medication should be used with care. Learn how to use it most effectively to control and eliminate fungus.
- GHD, RHW Gromit
GHD, HRW Gromit, co-owned and shown by sisters Margaret and Julie Benzer, made history when she became the first cat to earn the prestigious title of Grand Household Pet of Distinction in CFA. This is her story . . .
- * Groomer's Goop Degreaser
Cat fanciers have been using "Goop" hand cleaner for years to degrease the coats of their show cats. Groomer’s Goop is an enhanced reformulation of the original Goop and is designed exclusively for the purpose of degreasing cat coats and removing stud tail.
- * Grooming A Black Cat
There is something incredibly striking about a cat whose color is a deep, limitless, and undeniable black.
- * 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 Room
A cat lover reveals the plans and evolution of his new grooming room!
- * 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 The Silver & Golden
Janice Reichle of Diadem Silvers shares the grooming routine that propelled the Diadem silvers to the great heights in the show ring.
- * Grooming Your Exotic
With a record of 7 National Winners, 15 Regional Winners, 25 Grands, & 2 DM 'S... (and still counting), Irene and Werner Kachel have been breeding and exhibiting outstanding Exotics in CFA for 25 years. Irene now shares with you her expert show grooming r
- * Grooming Your Persian's Tail
Short, thick, beautiful... learn how to present your cat's tail at its best.
- * Grumpy Campaign Cat
As we enter the last few months of campaign season and spring is just around the corner, it isn't unusual to see the occasional grumpy campaign cat. Here are some tips for sweetening the kitty's attitude.
- * Guarantees
Should a kitten come with a guarantee? What is a reasonable guarantee? How do you "collect" on a guarantee? Learn the answers to these questions and more!
- Guess My Age
If you rescue an older cat, it may be difficult to know how old it is. Aging an adult cat is not an exact science, but there are a few tricks that can give you clues to determine the cat's age...
- Guidelines For Registering & Showing Longhaired Exotics In CFA
CFA has provided guidelines for registering and showing Longhair Exotics beginning with the 2009-2010 show season...
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