Sometimes buyers want to take a kitten far too early. Here are some simple things you can explain to them in order for them to understand why they need to wait until the kitten is the best age to go to its new home.
Although it is rare, sometimes a female cat will kill her kittens, or those belonging to another cat. There are several recognized reasons for this type of behavior. The smart cat breeder learns about this strange behavior â€” and how to prevent it.
Whatever triggers a stress reaction in a cat can actually cause physical changes that affects the cat's overall health. Keeping stress at a minimum in your cattery will benefit both your cats and your breeding program.
Because the cause in the majority of cases of cystitis in cats is unknown, it is referred to as Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC). Without a known cause, treatment of FIC can be challenging. There is no actual "cure" but FIC can be still be managed.
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, but first you need to figure out WHY he is closing his eyes.
Once your cattery has experienced a feline herpesvirus infection, virtually all of the infected cats will now be carriers of the virus. A "carrier" cat represents a possible future source of the infection because it can have a relapse and begin shedding the virus at any time.