cat breeding

What is a dilute coat color in cats?

The term 'dilute' refers to the weakening of the colours of a cat's coat as if watered down. The colours…

4 weeks ago

Picture of black Sphynx ‘alien’ kitten and false pink nails

THIS IS AN OPINION ARTICLE. IT IS NEITHER RIGHT NOR WRONG: The power of human over animal is emphasised in…

1 month 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…

2 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…

3 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,…

3 months ago

Cat personality linked to coat colour?

Can a cat's personality be linked to their coat colour and type? The answer is yes, although I had always…

8 months ago

Bambino cat breeder ordered to stop by Dutch authorities

"A pet is not a fashion statement. I see how lost the animal is without its whiskers. Its welfare is…

8 months ago

Picture of 2 of each cat at this abandoned house

At this abandoned house there are two of each cat by which I mean there are two cats of each…

8 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…

9 months ago

Moggies should be bred to be disinterested in hunting

Let's think of a brave new world, a considerable time in the future, when people have control over the creation…

1 year ago