Vivian Jenkins

Author, Educator, Ministry Worker & Cat Breeder

I’m so glad you’ve taken the time to visit! You'll find information about my books, and updates on what I am doing - as author, educator, in ministry and with my favourite 'hobby' - my cats! You can also visit with Peter - click on About us to find his posts. I keep friends and family updated with Aunty Peggy's news under About Us too!


Co-author of the Sunrise Readers; author of the StepUp Readers, an RE textbook and two books for adults:  In the Hollow of His Hand and Let the Walls Come Down.

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Vivian is a qualified  junior school teacher, with a B.A. degree in English and Education, and a Cambridge University Certificate in teaching English to adult learners. She has years of experience in teaching and in teacher training. Read more


Since 1983, Peter and Vivian Jenkins have had the privilege of working with Christian Leaders in Zimbabwe, Zambia and DRC. They've also been involved in Education since 1982.

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Vivian & cats

More a passion and hobby than anything else, Vivian began breeding Persian Chinchilla (Original Longhair) cats with her two stunning queens in 2017.

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From my Blog:

My cats and kittens on You Tube

September 4, 2021

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 on in my heart! So I decided to create a You Tube channel for my Persian Chinchillas/ Original Longhair Cats. I planned to upload my videos there over time, and store them on You Tube. As I uploaded a video, I could delete that video on my phone. So imagine my surprise when I found that some of my videos were attracting a lot of attention! So, today I will share the two most watched clips with you here! Princess Bella’s 4th pigeon pair – Armani and Lily! Cuter than cute! Tiny Lily was a…

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Christmas 2020 Newsletter

January 14, 2021
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Jack and Lucy’s Story

December 11, 2020

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 rapidly. Kittens should double their birthweight in the first ten days; these two and their mommy excelled. They were fed completely on their mother’s milk. On around Day 8, I moved Lady Arwen Evenstar’s babies into this plastic sand or water mould. This gave the new babies more space to shovel their little bodies around (they started crawling!) for the next week or so. Once the babies started moving around more (around two weeks or so), I set up the inside of our main bedroom en-suite shower as a bigger space for them. I placed…

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Women in the Word – Ladies Bible Studies in Fish Hoek

November 14, 2020

This Face Book Page includes devotional thoughts and updates about Ladies Bible Studies I am involved with. The most recent devotional thought focussed on the first principle or ‘reality’ in Henry Blackaby’s Experiencing God Bible study, which is the one we have just completed: God is constantly at work all around us: Could thankfulness be a key to supernatural breakthrough? Could thankfulness possibly be a key to supernatural break-through and victory? The more I think about it, I believe this is true. I will even go so far as to say that developing a consistent, intentional lifestyle of gratitude will see us give God the opportunity to open doors that otherwise wouldn’t open, and to walk in a supernatural level of peace and victory. 1 Thessalonians 5:18: Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.Ephesians 5:20 says: “Always giving thanks to…

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