Norwegian Forest Breeder - Cats - Victoria : Perfect Pets Profile

I established Killara Cattery in 1990 when I first started breeding Burmese cats for loving pets and show cats. I have also successfully bred and exhibited British Shorthairs, Selkirk Rex and Siamese over the past 30 years.

In 2018 I decided to take a "break" from breeding.

At the beginning of 2020 I was wooed by the beautiful Norwegian Forest Cat and have since started breeding (and showing) this magnificent breed of cat.

My kittens are bred from beautiful imported lines form many countries, ensuring genetic diversity and health. Kittens are sold as pets only, and are desexed prior to leaving home.
Kittens are raised and socialised in a loving home environment.

I have one or two litters a year, and welcome enquiries from Victoria and interstate. Initial contact should be an email outlining the type of home you can offer one of my precious babies.

William J. van Hoboken

Breeder Questionnaire

Question. Do you health test in accordance with the current standards and recommended guidelines for your breed? Can you demonstrate your knowledge of any required DNA or other health related test results concerning your breed (if applicable).
Question. Do you ensure that your kittens are appropriately socialised? Please provide details about how you raise your kittens to ensure that their environmental and social needs are met, that they are suitable as pets. And, do you ensure that the new family understands and is equipped to continue this socialisation?
Kittens are raised as part of the family in the home. Kittens and cats exposed to a variety of stimuli including dogs.
Question. What written information about the conditions of sale, warranty, and information concerning the care and maintenance of the breed do you provide?
A detailed care and feeding chart is provided prior to the kittens going to their new home.
Question. Is ensuring that your kittens go to the right home a high priority? How do you ensure that the kitten will be a good fit, and be well cared for in its new home? Do you have a verbal or personal interview?
Lengthy discussion with prospective owners.
Question. Do you offer ongoing support? For example: Help with introducing a kitten to other animals; help with any health or behavioural problems that might occur.
Always available by phone or online
Question. In the long term, do you assist with re-homing a kitten or cat if for some reason the new family are unable to care for it?
This is incorporated in the information and agreement provided
Question. Do you offer pet insurance?

Norwegian Forest Kittens, Bunyip Victoria - Killara Cattery - Norwegian Forest Cat Breeder - Bunyip, VIC

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