Cat Fancy

You can selectively breed hypoallergenic cats

I have just written about a study in which the scientists found that individual cats are hypoallergenic (the link opens…

3 months ago

The meaning of “lines” in cat breeding

The goal of cat breeders should be to found (establish) a line of healthy cats which excel in reference to…

4 months ago

Reasons why cats are selectively bred?

The only reason why domestic cats are selectively bred is to make attractive cats which sell at the maximum price…

4 months ago

Are purebred cats inbred?

My belief is that the whole purpose of cat breeding is to selectively breed cats which have as near as…

5 months ago

Massive muzzle on Maine Coon (picture)

This is another extraordinary looking Maine Coon. I have described the cat's muzzle as massive. It is very strong and…

8 months ago

Demand for baby-faced cats and dogs fuels torture breeding due to ill-health

Something needs to be done about the irrepressible desire of humans to own companion animals that are substitutes for human…

9 months ago

Are tigons real?

Tigons are very real. Charles Darwin (British naturalist and biologist famous for his theory of evolution) referred to them in…

10 months ago

Picture of badly bred Exotic Shorthair cat

It is instructional to remind ourselves what a badly bred purebred cat looks like. Here we have an Exotic Shorthair,…

10 months ago

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…

1 year 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…

2 years ago