Q: "At what age do the kittens leave their nest?"
A: Kittens leave the cattery starting at age 14 weeks.
Q: "How many times a year does each queen have babies?"
A: Each queen has only one litter a year.
Q: "Do you vaccinate your kittens?"
A: Babies get three series FVRCP Vaccines including Rabies Vaccine.
Q: "Any documentation that the cats used for breeding are tested for FIV & FELV?"
A: All my cats are tested for FIV & FELV prior of mating. In addition, each baby gest his own FIV& FELV combo test prior of leaving the cattery.
Q: "Will my kitten be spayed/neutered before going home?"
A: Each male/female that goes to a pet home will be spayed/neutered unless going to a registered cattery that participates at CFA & TICA shows.
Q: "What do you feed your cats?"
A: I am a true believer in 100% protein raw diet. Frequently, I make my own combination of different protein such as: chicken, beef, and turkey. Also, I buy in bulk from companies such as Blue Ridge Beef or Texas Tripe.
Q: "What comes with the baby?"
A: Records of vaccination: FIV & FELV tests and Rabies Vaccine (including the tag). Samples of shampoo and supplements. As well as 4lbs of raw, home made diet, to ensure smooth transition into the new family.
Q: "Do you deliver?"
A: Local delivery around Texas starts at $100/hour for a round trip. Delivery outside of Texas (within the US) starts at $600-$1000
Q: "Will my kitten be litter trained?"
A: Each baby is litter trained prior of leaving the cattery.
Q: "Is my kitten comfortable with bath?"
A: At age 5 weeks, I start to introduce babies to weekly baths and grooming.
Q: "I don't believe in raw diet and want to switch to PetSmart brand. Can I switch on the same day I pick up my kitten?"
A: I send each baby with their original homemade raw diet, including a probiotic that will last a few weeks. It is recommended to keep the baby's diet for first few weeks during the transition time to minimize stress.
Q: "Do you add any supplements into their food?"
A: Daily I add 1/8 teaspoon kitty bloom supplements with 500mg lysine and 1 pump of sardine oil mixed with their food once daily.
Q: "What litter should I use?"
If you have any subsequent questions regarding our Persian and Himalayan cats, please feel free to reach out to us at any time.