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ShowCatsOnline

The premier online magazine about breeding & showing cats

ShowCatsOnline

The premier online magazine
about breeding & showing cats

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January 1, 2024 is not only the first day of a new year, it is the day we debut our new look for ShowCatsOnline.

Learn more about our new design!

Just in case you think you are the only purr-son who makes New Year’s Resolutions, here are some of the kitty promises made for this coming year.

In the spirit of making every minute count and enjoying life to the fullest, this year, I resolve to be a better cat show exhibitor, starting with having fun, whether I win or lose.

Maintaining a healthy cattery can be a challenge. It is not always easy to know whether the occasional medical issue is normal, or if there is a major problem brewing. Learn more by taking a short quiz that asks the question, “Is my cattery healthy?”.

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A Punnett Square is used to break down genetic scenarios into smaller pieces that are easy to understand. The cat breeder can use a simple Punnett Square to predict the color of kittens from a specific mating, or the chances of a unique characteristic being inherited.

Feline herpes infections can be a major problem in breeding catteries, affecting young kittens between 4 to 8 weeks of age. This article details the specific steps to take to prevent flare-ups in your cattery.

If you have had a problem with static in your cat`s coat, it`s time for you to anticipate the problem and begin to take steps to avoid it. Learn about some of the options and products available for you to correct the problem of a flyaway coat.

By adjusting the timing of the actual act of mating between the stud and queen, you can influence the sex of the kittens produced in a litter, tipping the scales in favor of producing more kittens of the sex you really want.

As we approach the last months of campaign season, and with the spring breeding season just around the corner, it isn’t unusual to see the occasional grumpy campaign cat. Here are some tips for sweetening the kitty’s attitude.

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