Thursday, August 8, 2013
Hello, I am the founder of scottishkiltcat.com I would like to get to know and work with other Scottish Kilt Breeders. If the world of cats are ever going to take us seriously we need to bond together and work on the breed. Mostly making sure we are all on the same page with standard and also pushing to get the number of registered cats up.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/338667522914094/edit/ Here is a link to the facebook page I set up.
Friday, August 2, 2013
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Monday, May 27, 2013
As with all pets it is important to pick good food for your cat. First step to picking a good food is to google the brand you want to buy. Make sure that they are not on the list of foods that have poisoned our cats and dogs. If you are unaware there is some real horror stories out there :( If you are the type that can handle it look for yourself on YouTube (not recommended for you will not be able to un-see the horror once seen).
Moving on, the very most important thing (besides what i listed above) is to make sure that MEAT is the first ingredient fish, chicken or beef does not matter NOT A BY-PRODUCT, NOT CORN etc..
A MEAT. If you have the time energy and know how the best idea is to make your own food. If you are interested and cannot find a good recipe let me know :)
Reaserch EVERYTHING you put on in or around your pets! Including flee meds, foods, toys, litter and houseplants.
Friday, May 24, 2013
It is important that you introduce your new kitten or cat into the home properly. Before you bring the kitten home set up a quiet room free of other animals and places to hide. Probably your kitten will be rambunctious and ready to play, however this is a whole new place for your kitten. Also they need to learn where all the important things are food, litter etc.. Keep the kitten in one room letting it out while you are with him/her for a little while each day. Make the transition between the one room to the whole house slowly, take your time. You will know when he/she is comfortable enough with their new home to enjoy it all.
Look for future post on how to introduce your pet to other animals.
Breeders should keep all cats isiolated for 30 days upon arrival. Only after quarinteen and all health test, can they be around other breeding cats.
A Side effect of the Scottish Kilt cat is the lack of wide open ears like above. The small folded ears do have advantages and disadvantages. First the advantages they are small and pretty protected so they do not get dirty often. The disadvantage is when they do get dirty they are hard to clean.
I use vitamin E oil, I take a q-tip and dip it in the oil and swab the cats ear. Twenty min later everything in the ear is like soft butter and easily wipes out with a q-tip. NEVER hold on to the ear to clean. Gently insert the q-tip no farther than you can see and take your time.