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Transition: Bringing Home a Puppy

Posted on July 3, 2018 at 5:00 AM

Even in dogs, females are more often dominant than males. Easiest fit into a home

with a Siberian cat or two will be a non Alpha, non Beta male puppy.


Before going to meet puppies, first research how to assess canine

temperament in a puppy litter. You want to chooose the “middle of the road” puppy - easy going,

calm, curious, not  hyper, not dominant, not anxious or shy.



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Resources for Raw Feeding Cats

Posted on June 30, 2018 at 7:05 PM

Frozen Raw Food Options in no particular order. Remember to add multivitamins dissolved in chicken stock (broth).

 

We Feed Raw

https://www.wefeedraw.com/products/combo-bone-in


 

Hare Today

https://hare-today.com/


 

Rad Cat

http://www.radfood.com/


 

Stella and Chewy’s

https://www.stellaandchewys.com/


 

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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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Learn About ForestWind Siberians

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Lots of people are eager to own a Siberian kitten or cat as a pet, and want to call and start learning about Siberians on the phone. We'd love to chat with you :) But first, we request that you complete and return the informational email forms we send you. We do this because we receive dozens of emails each week, and many requests for phone calls. If we didn't take the step of ensuring someone is truly interested in working with ForestWind - and not just "window shopping" or conducting "lazy ...

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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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A Thanksgiving Love Letter to ForestWind Siberians

Posted on November 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
Dear Kate,
 
How are you?  How are the kids?  How are the cats?  If I'm not mistaken, you're going to be blessed with another litter soon.  Please send me an update when you get a chance!
 
I wanted to write (it's been too long) and wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgivi...
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Kittens Available!

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Want your very own lapful -- or climberful ;) -- of love? ForestWind Siberians Kittens available for September 2014 <3   Email us at SweetSiberians@aol.com to reserve one of your very own!


Fel d 1 Testing Issues and Costs in Siberian Kittens

Posted on August 2, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Allergen testing (fel d 1 level testing) for kittens is now available. This is information about how it works and some of the challenges for the potential Kitten Family and for ForestWind if allergen testing is pursued. Some of the limitations of testing are cost and the increased age of the kitten at placement.

Allergy testing for kittens is $600 per kitten. This fee includes the Vet visit with the charges to collect the samples; overnighti...

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