Title: Maine Coon Blue-Cream Beauty

This Issue Published: Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Next Issue: Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Hot Torties
Member Article

Part of the charm of the particolor cats is the uniqueness of each individual girl's coat pattern. Sometimes a tortoiseshell's color is "hot". This article includes photos and a description of hot torties.


Reverse Calicos
Member Article

Similar to a "hot" tortie, a breeder might refer to a kitten's coloring as being a "reverse calico". This article includes an explanation and photos of reverse calicos.


Development of Color
In A Tortoiseshell Kitten

Member Article

This photo essay follows the development of a tortie kitten from a black newborn to a hot adult.


The Sex Chromosomes
Member Article

By definition, a cat breeder is interested in kitty sex. It is a major part of the job. On a genetic level, the curious cat breeder learns about the sex chromosomes -- those unique chromosomes that determine whether a kitten will be male or female, a boy or a girl.


Cystitis In Cats: An Overview of FIC
(Feline Idiopathic Cystitis)

Member Article

Cystitis is a non-bacterial, often recurrent inflammation of the bladder.  When the cause of cystitis in a cat is unknown, it is referred to as Feline Idiopathic Cystitis or FIC.


Cystitis In Cats: Treatment & Management
Member Article

Because the cause in the majority of cases of cystitis in cats is unknown, it is referred to as Feline Idiopathic Cystitis or FIC. Without a known cause, treatment of FIC can be challenging. There is no actual "cure" but FIC can be still be managed.


Dangers In The Home For Kitty
Free Article

Whether you have a new kitten or an older cat, you will need to "baby-proof" your home to make it safe for your feline family...


A Cowboy's Guide
To Cat Breeding & Showing

Free Article

Yee-Haw, city slickers . . . Us cowpokes think we might be able to teach you tenderfoots a thing or two about cat breedin' and showin'.


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