There are few things cuter in life than the sight of a kitten playing. In fact, your precious little kitty may now be a fine grown up cat who has the potential to bear kittens of her own. If you are thinking about breeding cats at home there are a few factors that you might want to take into consideration, especially if this is your first time around.
Is My Cat Healthy?
Firstly, give thought to your own cat. Is she fit and healthy? Has she been to the Vet recently for a check up? If not, this should be the first step to take. Advise the vet that you are considering breeding your cat. The vet will be able to check her health, as well make sure she does not have any negative faults which she could pass on to her kittens.
Can I Afford To Breed My Cat?
Breeding your cat at home takes more than a cardboard box and newspaper. You will need to consider the cost of extra food and vet bills.
Is There A Market For My Kittens?
Every little kitten that comes into the world is a precious little life. It has a beating heart, feelings and needs. Kittens can make wonderful pets for families, couples, as well as older people. However, you want to feel sure that there is a loving home for each of your kittens when they do arrive. Take the time to find out whether there are a lot of cat breeders in your area and whether there is ever any issue with finding the kittens good homes.
Do I Have Time To Breed My Cat?
When the little kittens are born, you life will need to revolve around the new little lives that have just entered your home. The kittens need warmth, litter trays will need to be regularly changed, food will need to be available for the mother and the kittens will need to be monitored closely. Think about your schedule and whether you will be able to accommodate such needs.
Indeed, breeding your cat at home requires time, effort and planning, That being said, if you do have the circumstances for such an experience, you are in for a real treat. Seeing your darling cat become a mother herself and taking care of her little ones is a privilege that needs to be experienced to be truly appreciated.