Cat Breeding

General Principles of Responsible Breeding

Some general principles of responsible cat breeding are nicely set out in a couple of European documents. These are the…

5 months ago

When Did Cat Breeding Start?

When did Breeding start? It started in the United Kingdom (specifically England) in the late 1800s and the first cat…

10 months ago

The cat breeder should be ashamed of creating this monstrosity

I realise that I am hammering away at the same old problem but we have to because change is needed…

11 months ago

Two New Hairless Cat Breeds: SphynxieBob and BamBob

A woman in America, April Arguin, has created two new hairless breeds of cat by turning two existing breeds, the…

12 months ago

Comparing purebred and hybrid (cats)

Comparing purebred and hybrid could apply to many species but I'll use cats as an example. Purebred cats have a…

1 year ago

What does cobby body mean (cats)?

In relation to domestic cat body shape, cobby is the opposite to slender ('oriental' in the cat world). It describes…

1 year ago

Are humans bonkers? Bad breeding creates ugliest dog and then we give the owner an award!

There is so much that is crappy about this example of human behaviour in relation to pets. Bad breeding of…

1 year ago

Horned Cat Ear Furnishings

These are mightily impressive cat ear furnishings. They are so long they form the shape of horns. It is looks…

2 years ago

Hybrid Vigour In Cats

Hybrid vigor (vigour) is also called heterosis. When you introduce fresh genes into a breeding program the offspring may benefit…

2 years ago

Breeder Banned Because Bengal Cats Where Too Noisy When Mating

This is the first case I have read about in which a cat breeder has been banned by court order…

2 years ago