ForestWind Siberian Cat Blog
|Posted on April 12, 2019 at 2:30 PM|
Did you know that one of the most common questions we receive "Why do some people react to one cat with known low Fel d 1 levels and not to another cat with known low fel d 1 levels?"
And the very simple answer most often is, "Because the humans with the reactive cat are not following ForestWind Siberian's allergy care strategies." What are those easy to implement steps? Read on...
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|Posted on April 4, 2019 at 5:30 PM|
How to Allergy-Proof Your Bedroom
by Linnea Lundgren and Jeff Wald, MD
The average person spends about eight hours a night in their bedroom. Whether you sleep alone or with a significant other, you always have unwanted company in the form of dust mites, mold spores, and possibly animal dander. Microscopic mites, in particular, love lounging in your bed, your pillows, and your comforter, feasting away on dead skin f...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 31, 2019 at 3:00 PM|
We place most of our kittens into cat allergic and / or asthmatic homes. 2019 is our 15th year in Siberian Cat breeding. During these years we have only needed to rehome three (3) kittens who were placed into allergy or asthma homes.
We believe a large part of our success rate is our careful screening and support of prospective Kitten Families. (To define "Kitten Family:" it can be one person + a ForestWind kitten, or multiple people living togethe...Read Full Post »
|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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|Posted on June 30, 2018 at 7:05 PM|
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#2 Activities & Enrichment
|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.
1 whole chicken, rinsed
2 pounds of carrots
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|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 ...Read Full Post »
|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...Read Full Post »
|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...Read Full Post »