What Are the Signs of an Inbred Cat?

Penelope- inbred Persian dumped at cat shelter

Cat inbreeding causes what is described as “inbreeding depression” which is another term for general weakness. Robinson’s Genetics for Breeders and Veterinarians provides a list of signs of inbreeding depression which are as follows: There may be a decline in … please continue reading

Give Persian and Himalayan Cats Room to Breathe with the Help of Regulations

Flat-faced Persian

Both the Persian and the Himalayan cats are breeds known as brachycephalic. This, as you may know, means a skull and face which is, in a general sense, round. In the Persian and Himalayan cat it means that the face … please continue reading

Happy Ending For an Abandoned Chinchilla Persian Living a Hard Life On the Streets of London

Penelope in her new knitted coat

It always surprises me when I read about abandoned purebred cats to the point where they are wandering the streets alone in real danger and scavenging for food. They might be doing this for a long time. In the case … please continue reading