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Transition Specifics Part I

Posted on March 29, 2014 at 12:10 AM

How Long Does She Stay "in there?"

Plan on having your kitten in her transition room at least a week. What are the phases you should expect? De...

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Why Do I Have to Transition My Kitten?

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Why Do I have to Transition my Siberian kitten? I've owned many cats before and never had to do this.

Transitioning is a positive experience and a bonding strategy for any cat. When one adopts...
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Genetic Testing - More Harm than Good?

Posted on March 3, 2014 at 2:10 AM

Hide and Seek - A Pet Thriller!!

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 1:25 AM

One of the perks of being a cat breeder is belonging to some pretty terrific Yahoo lists. One of my favourites, Fancier's Health, owned by Lorraine Shelton, is filled with the many of the bright lights and big names that many pet lovers will recognize :) One of these bright lights is Amy Shojai, CABC (IAABC Certified Behavior Consultant) who is a prolific author, and ...

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Advice on Preparing For Your Siberian Kitten

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Congratulations on your new Siberian kitten! Isn't this an *exciting* time?!!

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Allerpet C - Does it really work?

Posted on January 27, 2014 at 5:05 AM

Keep Allergens Out of Your Home

Posted on June 15, 2013 at 1:00 AM

 Keep allergens outside where they belong using these strategies shared by Sandra Adamson Fryhofer:

·         Keep pollen and pollutants outside by caulking and sealing all your doors, windows, air conditioners, and vents. 

·      &#...

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How Do I Set Up A Transition Room?

Posted on April 30, 2013 at 1:55 AM

Your Siberian's Welcoming Room (aka Transition Room), needn't even be a typical room, but could be anything from a large empty closet, a guestroom, to a seldom-used bathroom. The important thing is that your new cat has a place he can call "home," where he starts by staying full time, and in the future know he can retreat and rest safely in.  He may voluntarily cho...

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Small mats & little tangles

Posted on March 19, 2013 at 10:40 PM

Small mats & little tangles: Groomer’s secret weapon found in baking aisle

If your cat has a “junior” mat that is big enough to snag the comb but hasn't just become a lump, sprinkle a hint of cornstarch on it.


Good ole super-cheap cornstarch is available in the baking aisle of every supermarket.


It...

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Enrich Your Siberian Cat's Life With Safe OutDoor Play - Use a Harness

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Most Siberian cats and kittens enjoy being outdoors. In many localities today there are leash laws even for cats. In addition to compliance with the law, using a harness and leash on your Siberian cat when he is outdoors is a safety measure for him.

We like the Coastal Pet Products harnesses. (On sale today at PetCo). The style we find most convenient looks like a mesh walk...

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