Wonderful pedigree Siberian kittens sometimes available to loving INDOOR ONLY homes.
To go on my waiting list you will be required to pay a non refundable deposit of £100 to secure a place. (this comes off the overall cost of a kitten). On choosing your kitten a further £100 is required to reserve them and the balance payable on collection.
Sorry I no longer accept waiting list enquiries without a deposit.
Please contact me via my website !

Allergy testing available on request for a small fee

WARNING! Scammers on free advertising sites selling so called pedigree kittens for cheap, do not approach these people and go only to a registered breeder. I have also noticed people selling very young unvaccinated, unregistered kittens for cheap on these sites, again these type of kittens do not make great pets and are far to young to be rehomed, they most likely won't be purebred siberians either!

Information on my website 'adopting a kitten page' on why you should choose a reputable, registered breeder.

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Choosing a breeder

This is a subject i often mention once a year as a reminder for the public.  Those looking into getting a siberian kitten will i am sure have already searched many websites looking at what is on offer but what should be considered when choosing a breeder?
Anyone can buy cats and breed them. You do not need knowledge or qualifications to do it.
Sadly this means many kittens are bred by people incapable of giving appropriate care or aftercare advice.
Does this really matter you may ask? Well yes because no matter what you do with your kitten after adoption those first 8 wks of life imprint on the kitten for the rest of its life. Unless you want to risk future health or behavioueal issues your breeder needs the knowledge to do the best job possible.
It would be great to have  people sit an exam to show a minimum set of standards and knowledge  before breeding. Sadly it does not exist.
People choose their breeders for different reasons. Some research and go with those who seem to be caring and knowledgeable. Who health test and raise emotionally sound kittens in a clean, loving environment. Who offer health guarantees after adoption etc
Others choose their kittens based on cost and whoever is the cheapest or whoever has the fluffiest cats. Etc
Some do not research their breeder at all and go with whoever has kittens available at the time of them looking.

As a breeder i often get contacted by people wanting advice from me about a cat they bought elsewhere. It is the duty of the breeder you got the cat from to provide this advice. Whilst i do not mind helping to a certain extent i cannot give full advice to a kitten owner who has their cat from someone else.
This is not my duty and it takes my time away from helping my own kitten owners.
A good breeder will have done extensive research, be experienced and may have animal related qualifications. It is vital to have atleast one of these to be able to offer advice.

Purchasing a healthy, emotionally sound kitten with knowledgeable aftercare help/health guarantees is important. However a kitten from such a person will not be the cheapest available.
It falls down to the saying 'you get what you pay for'

I would strongly advise carefully choosing your breeder and if it turns out they cannot support you after adoption then a veterinary surgery is the best place to go to for advice. I cannot offer indepth advice to people who chose to cut corners. It is not only unfair to those who have my kittens but also does a great injustice to my knowledge and professional training.

I am proud to be able to offer professional veterinary and behavioural advice as an aftercare service as part of the cost of buying a kitten from me. This service is only available to my current and future kitten owners.
Please consider what you are paying for when getting a kitten and do not assume all breeders are the same. Kittens can range from £600-£1200 and that huge price variation is down to quality, health testing, health guarantees and aftercare advice amongst lots of other things.

I do not cut corners with my breeding and all kittens are bred from Hcm scanned negative parents. Gene tested negative for pkd1 and pkdef, felv and fiv negative.
Bred by a veterinary nurse and feline nursing diploma holder with 10 yrs breeding experience.
Bred in a home environment given the best care and socialisation.
I carefully match kittens to owners requirements to help prevent behavioural issues.
All kittens fully vaccinated,wormed,flea treated, microchipped and neutered before leaving. 100% genuine siberian pedigrees with registration and kitten care pack to help ensure they transition into new homes quickly with minimal stress.

I urge anyone contemplating getting a siberian to do your research and think long and hard before choosing your breeder.
Most importantly visit your kitten before collection and if not 100% happy walk away. Never buy a kitten because you feel sorry for them.

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