How to be a cat breeder

Thinking of raising cats? In Noti Gatos we are going to explain, in general terms, the most important things you should know before embarking on this task. In this way, you will know if it really compensates you or not (and no, we are not referring only to the economic issue; in fact, this should be one of the least important).

So, without further ado, let’s see how to be a cat breeder .

Choose a breed and learn about it

This is the most important. You must choose a breed that you like, that you want to protect, that really motivates you to dedicate years of your life to it . In case of doubts, I recommend you look for information about races, for example, in this blog , where we tell you what the character of each one of them is like, in addition to their physical characteristics, health, etc.

Once the breed is decided, learn about it . Of course, you should know that professional breeders never stop investigating, that they are always learning more about the breed they work with, but the more you know before starting, the better. Then you can decide if you want to work on the size of the eyes and / or any other part of the body, coat color, …

When you have decided all this, later you will be able to acquire a show quality copy to participate in exhibitions . There you will become familiar with the scoring system, with the cat’s preparation for the show, etc. In passing, you will make yourself known with those who share your hobby.

Learn all about breeding

Cat breeding is not putting a male and a female together and letting nature take its course. Many problems can arise before, during and after. Therefore, it is very important to know the whole process well: heat, mating, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and care of the offspring.

In addition, to work on something specific -hair color for example- you will have to select two cats -male and female- that enhance what you like.

Things to keep in mind

Before opening your kennel, it is essential that you go to the town hall to find out what requirements are required for you to carry out this activity. You should also check how you should declare the income you get as a breeder.

Another important point you should know is that raising cats is going to cost you money . To check this, it will be enough for you to go to the vet to get an idea of ​​how much it will cost to keep the cats and their young (vaccines, microchip, sterilizations, FiV and FelV tests, caesarean section, X-rays, etc.).

And what are you going to do if not all the kittens are sold? In this case, you must be willing to take care of him throughout his life, or to give him up for adoption.



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