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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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Breeder Tracy Bayarena of Rare Earth Persians shares her experience with a litter of kittens born with fever coat. In particular, she took photos of one black kitten named Zorro showing how his fever coat changed from birth to adulthood.

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Learn some tips on how to give a child visitor to the cat show a good impression of the cat fancy and breeders.

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Enjoy Lisa-Maria`s unique sense of wit and humor as she discusses the challenge of carpet cleaning in a feline household.

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This is the first article in a nine-part series that will teach you everything you need to know about color genetics of cats. We begin with discussing the Black gene and the Red gene, the foundation colors from which all other color of cats come.

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Part 2 in our series about coat colors genetics in cats discusses the Chocolate gene. This recessive gene changes the color black to a dark or medium brown.

Shimmering blues, pale creams and lilacs, and stunning blue-creams and lilac-creams are each part of the dilute coat universe in cats. Learn how a double dose of the recessive dilute gene produces these wonderful colors.

There are steps you can take before breeding your female cat that will help her answer the extra demands a pregnancy places on her physically and increase her chances of delivering a healthy litter.

A Corneal Sequestrum is a condition of the cornea that only occurs in cats.

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If your cat has dry or flyaway coat or a coat that is lacking shine perhaps now is the time for a hot towel treatment.

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ARTICLE INDEX

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
GENERAL TOPICS
GLOSSARY & DEFINITIONS
NEW TO THE CAT FANCY
NOTABLE CATS & CATTERIES
SAFETY & EMERGENCIES
SENIOR CATS

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