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Environmental Enrichment for the Siberian Cat

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 6:55 AM

# 1 Best Friend.  This is the best strategy for most kittens.  Having a feline buddy is physically and emotionally beneficial for cats.  It is simplest to provide that best friend from the beginning / early on.


#2 Activities & Enrichment

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Chicken Stock Recipe

Posted on March 9, 2018 at 9:55 PM

Old Fashioned Chicken Stock Recipe.

Chicken stock is a wonderful way to add nutritious hydration to your Siberian cat's diet. Simply stir some stock (aka "broth"), into your Siberian's wet food. Increasing a Siberian cat's hydration is a terrific way to avoid urinary blockages, kidney problems, dehyration, and a bunch of other ills. 

Ingredients

1 whole chicken, rinsed

2 pounds of carrots

Water to cover

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Support & Successes with Allergic + Asthmatic Families

Posted on August 24, 2015 at 4:25 AM

We place most of our kittens into allergy and/or asthmatic homes. 2015 is our 10th year of Siberian Cat breeding. During that time we have needed to rehome three (3) kittens placed in allergy or asthma homes.

 

We believe a large part of our success rate is careful screening and support of prospective Kitten Families. We are not focused on kitten sales, but rather kitten placements. By this we mean we want to ensure - cat allergy family or not - that there is a proper fit b...

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Prevent the Spread of Fel d 1 Throughout Your Home

Posted on June 21, 2015 at 9:35 PM

Fel d 1 is a tiny protein expressed in saliva, skin oils, and via the anal glands. Salivatory Fel d 1 is spread through your Siberian's fur during grooming; and sebaceous Fel d 1 also spreads through the fur through expression. The Fel d 1 enters the atmosphere via loose hair, dander, and the litter box.. The allergen is very stable and can remain active in the environment for over a year. Anally expressed Fel d 1 ends up in the litter box, of course, which is why Unfair Rule # 1 for aller...

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Allergic? 8 Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM

1. Showering Only in the Morning

When you spend a lot of time outside, particularly if you’re working

out in the yard, pollen can end up on your skin and hair, worsening

allergy symptoms. If you’re highly allergic to pollen, it’s a good

idea to take a second shower after you come inside, to rinse away

the pollen...

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5 Easy Steps to an Allergy Friendly Home

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM

1. No Pets in the Cat Allergic Bedroom: Keep allergens out of the bedroom - 8 hours of allergy free breathing can make the difference between no to low reactivity and an uncomfortably itchy/sneazy time. Always bathe before bed, and leave that day's clothing in a bathroom hamper instead of in the bedroom.

2. Use Air Filters: Carefully research air filtration units, and place one in your bedroom and one in the kitten's bedroom. Repl...

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Pragmatic Steps to Remove Fel d 1 From The Home

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 10:00 PM

 

Fel d 1 is a tiny protein expressed in saliva, skin oils, and via the anal glands. Salivary Fel d 1 is spread through the fur during grooming, and sebaceous Fel d 1 also spreads through the fur through expression. The Fel d 1 enters the atmosphere via loose hair, dander, and the litter box.. The allergen is very stable and can remain active in the environment for over a year. Anally expressed Fel d 1 ends up in the litter box, of course, which is why Unfair Rule...

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How We Breed & How Often

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:25 PM

We are a developing breeding program, only nine years old, and we believe in just a few litters per queen and for each stud, together with early retirements for both.


So, we breed when we have the properly paired parents available. We are trying to build genetic diversity into North America - sadly the difficulties of importing when the breed began being imported in 1990 led to limited genetic pool, a lot of inbree...

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Transition Specifics, Part III - Meeting the Household

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Meeting The Household

The final stage in your kitten's adjustment is just as important as the earlier ones and should be handled just as carefully. T...

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Transition Specifics, Part II

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Before allowing your kitten access to the rest of the house, be sure you can answer "yes" to the following questions both for yourself, and for any other members of your human household (we'll get to animal friends in the next paragraph).

1. My kitten acts confidently when I am in her room.
2. My kitten allows me to pick her up without running away.
3. My kitten is comfortable being held for a period of time.
4. My ki...

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