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Jun 15

How to Wean Kittens

Cat Breeding

How to Wean Kittens

Weaning Kittens From Mum's Milk to Kitten Food 

How to wean kittens is something many people need help with who have a litter of kittens.

It is something many people struggle with.

Worrying about kittens not gaining enough weight or literally mum giving absolutely everything to her kittens and then drastically losing weight is something many people worry about when they have a litter of kittens.​

But actually it is not that difficult to wean your kittens on to kitten food once you know the basics.

Let me show you how I have succesfully weaned dozens of litters over the years.​

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Jun 08

Is My Cat Pregnant & When To Expect Kittens

Cat Breeding

Is My Cat Pregnant & When To Expect Kittens

How Can I Tell if my Cat is Pregnant?

The majority of cats will conceive when they are mated. Sometimes though they do not which is why I think this article may be of use to people as a guide to deciding if your cat is pregnant.

I find that there are a few sure fire signs which tell me when my cats are pregnant.

Some of my girls display all of these signs and some of them only display a couple of these signs but with experience deciding if your girl is pregnant or not becomes second nature.

Let me show you the easiest signs your cat is pregnant.

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Jun 01

Kitten Sexing Guide

Cat Breeding

How to Tell the Sex of Your Kittens

When your new kittens are born and mum and babies are settled down it is not unusual to want to know what sex the kittens are………in fact I would say sometimes that some people find it vitally important to know just what sex their new kittens are!

Your queen and the new babies could not care less though and as far as I know still do not come with little labels on so I thought it may be useful to put down my experiences on this page.

When comparing a male and female kitten together the differences are usually fairly obvious but imagine having a litter of boys or a full litter of girls!!!!

I find the best time to determine a kittens sex is either when they have just been born ‘still wet’ or when they are about 2 – 3 weeks old. I personally prefer to check them when they are born.

For the purposes of this article I have decided to use 3 week old kittens in the photographic examples in conjunction with diagrams to try and show the clear differences that can be seen in a small kittens genitals.

So how can you tell if a kitten is male or female?

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