What is an appropriate age to breed a cat? Just thinking of breeding my kitten in the future
If your cat isn't a purebred and you do not have experience as a breeder, I would highly advise against it for MANY reasons. Some of which are:What is an appropriate age to breed a cat? Just thinking of breeding my kitten in the future
Yes, blood typing at least has to be done before the kittens are born so you know if you have to handfeed the kittens or not. I've done it once (mated a B-female with an A-male) and "luckily" I only had one kitten in that litter so it was managable to handfeed for 24 hours. I had two breeder friends on stand by to help me if there would have been more kittens. I know of breeders who have had 6-7 kittens... they've just had start all over with the feeding routine once they were finished feeding the last one in the litter.