Are Cat Breeds Less Healthy than Random-bred Cats?

I don’t think you can generalize and say that cat breeds are less healthy than the rest of the cats. There is, though, a feeling that inbreeding, a part of creating cat breeds, leads to less healthy animals because inbreeding … please continue reading

Persian cat “Bonnie”: Rescued from a cat breeder

By Pat Kingsnorth – Ark on the Edge – animal sanctuary One June morning in 2000 I was rung by the RSPCA and the call enlightened me in the world of breeding. They had been alerted to a breeder and had found … please continue reading

Immune systems of cats weakened by Cesarean births?

Is it possible that Cesarean births of kittens are responsible for immune related and undefined health problems in pedigree, purebred cats (and less often, in random bred cats)? Apparently, Persian cats are prone to difficulties giving birth and C-sections are … please continue reading