My cats and kittens on You Tube
A while back, I was running out of space on my iphone. Of course I was! I have hundreds of photos and videos of my exquisite cats and kittens on my phone – each one too precious to delete. After all, these are my babies, and who could ever delete their photos? Their memories beat…Read More
Jack and Lucy’s Story
Jack and Lucy were born at 06:00 and 06:55 on the morning of Monday, 21st September. They were very large babies for a Persian Chinchilla mother – Jack was first born and weighed 94g and Lucy followed, weighing 103g. That’s a record for us! Large, healthy babies, they thrived from the beginning and gained weight…Read More
Once all of the babies are born, and Mom and babies are doing well, the important thing is to make sure the babies latch. If the litter is large, there will be some jostling for position and smaller, weaker babies may struggle to feed and keep feeding. With her fourth litter, and two big babies…Read More
Persian Chinchilla delivery day details!
Lady Arwen Evenstar’s due date (63 – 65 days’ pregnancy) was between 17 – 19 September 2020. Of course, one can never be certain when conception has taken place during the mating period. However, I tend to be wakeful a few nights before the first due date. So when Day 66 – 67 arrived, I…Read More
Pregnancy Diary – Lady Arwen Evenstar
Lady Arwen Evenstar will be four years old on the 15th December 2020. She had her first litter on 22nd January 2017. Her second litter was born on 22 November 2018, and her third litter was born on 25 September 2019. Now, nearly exactly a year later, her fourth litter is due. I took her…Read More
How to tell if a queen is pregnant
When she returns from the stud, the queen has stopped calling, rolling and washing her genital area as she did during her season. After about ten days, the queen may lose appetite and become a little listless. (That’s Lady Arwen Evenstar!) Sometimes her appetite increases right away. (That’s Princess Bella). She may throw up a…Read More
Welcoming a new kitten into your home
What to get in advance… In advance, purchase a litter tray, litter, and a ‘poopa scoopa’! (I scoop litter morning and evening and keep a room spray to hand.) a cat carrier. Royal Canin Kitten Second Age Food (at least 2kg, plus some sachets/ pouches of Kitten wet food). Please remain with Royal Canin for…Read More
Princess Bella- Joy’s third litter in pictures…
Princess Bella-Joy gave birth to the first of her four beautiful healthy babies at 20:20 on 1st January 2020! How cool is that! At twelve weeks – these four exquisite babies went home just before lockdown – March 2020. Flashback to January 2020 …Read More
Happy second birthday to Lady Arwen Evenstar’s First Litter!
Happy, happy birthday to #PersianChinchillas Silver Star, Princess Skye, Viking and Sir Baymax Boniface! I can’t believe you are two years old today. #Exquisitecats! Lady Arwen Evenstar’s first litter! So proud of you all! Thank you to your forever families for loving you so well!From Left – Right: (Top)Princess Skye, Sir Baymax Boniface, (Bottom) Silver Star and Viking.…Read More
Welcome to Princess Bella-Joy’s new litter!
Princess Bella-Joy gave birth to her third litter of four beautiful, healthy #PersianChinchillakittens on 1st January 2020. The first baby arrived at precisely 20:20! How cool is that! They are already 17 days old!Read More