Deciding to become part of the cat fancy can be an exciting and wonderful time. It can also be confusing and disappointing. Learn some of the best tips for making your journey as a new cat breeder as smooth as possible.
Whether just setting up your cattery, or whether you have been breeding and showing for some time and need to adjust to increasing numbers, tweaking your cattery management style is a constant process. This article will help you evaluate your cattery management skills.
Too often, we use the word "friend" casually, but what is the difference between an acquaintance, a friend and a true friend? What defines friendship in the cat fancy? What do you expect from your "fancy" friend?
Do you know the questions you should ask when you are choosing a breeder from whom to purchase your next show cat? What if the positions are reversed? Are you prepared to answer the inquiries from the typical kitten buyer?
It is important for a cat breeder to cultivate and maintain a healthy relationship with their veterinarian. Having an excellent local vet can mean the difference between smooth sailing or frustration for the breeder.