Pets4Homes rank Savannah cats third most popular UK

Savannah cat at home!

Pets4Homes, the UK’s biggest pet sales website, tell us that the Savannah cat has jumped 9 places upwards in the popularity stakes to third place after the Maine Coon which comes first and the Oriental Shorthair which ranks second. It’s been a long journey for the Savannah cat; a breed which is known for …

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Enormous F6 Savannah cat weighing 24 pounds

Dexter the 24.3-pound F6 Savannah cat

Sixth filial (F6) Savannah cats are meant to be similar to an ‘ordinary’ domestic cat. But I reckon hybrid vigour created a monster. The Savannah cat is a wild cat hybrid as you probably know. The F1 Savannah is half serval wild cat and half domestic cat. But at the sixth filial (6th generation …

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Can Savannah cats be vaccinated like other domestic cats?

Can Savannah cats be vaccinated like other domestic cats

The answer to the question in the title is, YES. But the reason why I ask the question is because a lady on a page of mine about serval cats as pets said that “The Savannah, like servals, cannot be vaccinated for distemper, FeLV and other cat diseases which means they cannot safety be …

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Current world’s tallest domestic cat (2022) is slightly overweight!

Fenrir is slightly overweight

NEWS AND OPINION: The title of the “world’s tallest domestic cat” is slightly artificial. It doesn’t mean much because the cat is a quadruped, walking on all fours. Their height is not really important. If they were bipedal, tallness would be a more important factor in their appearance and anatomy. The photos are confused …

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F1 Savannah cat jumps to top bunk to wake sleeping boy

Magic wakes up Andreas

This is a very successful video of F1 Savannah cat Magic waking up Andreas who is the son of Martin and Kathrin Stucki. The video was made about 13 years ago! At that time Martin and Kathrin were the owners and managers of the well-known Savannah cat breeder A1 Savannahs. The breeders are still …

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Charity calls for ban on breeding of wild cat hybrids

Serval rescued from France

The Wildheart Trust has launched a campaign to ban the breeding of wild cat hybrids. I’m referring to the cross-breeding of wild cats with domestic cats to create a hybrid which at the first generation is half wild cat and half domestic cat (first filial). At subsequent generations there is less wild cat blood …

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Bengal and Savannah cats outside can look like wild cats and they can frighten the public

Bengal cat outside looks like a wild cat

I think that one very good reason why it is inadvisable to allow your wildcat hybrid such as the Bengal or Savannah cats outside unsupervised is because, at a distance, and if an observer is unsure, they look very much like a genuine wild cat. Perhaps the observer lets their imagination run wild and …

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