Sunday, October 23, 2011

Poppy's Litter 11 weeks

Emmitt and Emma

(she is a 'mackerel' pattern and you will be able to see stripes in her coat, whereas the boys have swirls 'classic' pattern)

(Eli and Eton have a very similar pattern 'classic' as Emmitt, just in their color)

(he has a gorgeous swirl pattern that I will try to capture sometime)

(he looks like he has a stripe pattern, but he is a classic pattern. However, it appears he is going to shade like his dad and as he gets older you won't be able to see a pattern, just black tippings)

My plan for a video post failed. the loading isn't working so I'll keep playing with that. In the meantime, here are pictures taken today of the kittens. They are getting more bold and playing a lot! Emmitt and Emma look so much like their mother, but Emmitt does has more of the "wild" look like his dad. Eli has become one of the most people social and just waits for me to pick him up now. Emma...not so much. lol She's fine being held but her natural instinct is still to run first. Then she purrs when you catch you and pet her. Silly girl. Etton has become the laid back one and purrs like crazy when being pet. Emmitt does too but he and Eli like to be scratched closer to their bums while Emma and Etton like it under their chin.

I made a miscalculation and thought the kittens we coming up on 12 weeks, but they are 11. We will take them in for their spay/neuter when they are 12 weeks instead of this week. So, the boys will be able to go to new homes Nov. 5 or after and Emma Nov. 7 or after. It will depend on her actual spay date. We keep girls a week after because they have a more difficult surgery than the boys.

I'll keep working on the video. Sorry about this! I know it's disappointing. :(

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Poppy's Litter Update

Working on video for you guys. :) The little guys are learning so much from Poppy right now. It's time to let them start learning from the other adults. Every morning Poppy meows at me through the glass doors letting me know she's ready for new food! She likes "fresh" food and the sound of it going into her bowl, not the kibble that has been out all night and perfectly fine for anyone else. lol The kittens have no idea why they are meowing too, but they look up at her and all chorus together with only Poppy knowing what's going on. It cracks us up!

They are playing like crazy! Each one is so gorgeous I have no idea how the families are going to choose. Each one has become more and more outgoing. Two escaped the kitten room the other day and I had to run after their waddling bodies. :)

Spay/neutering coming soon and I will be contacting the families when they can take their new kitten home. We are looking at the first week of November if all continues to go well. We will be allocating the kittens this weekend. so look for your emails. :)

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Poppy's Litter 8 Weeks Old





The kittens are eating solid food quite well. They are very active but also sweethearts. Poppy is at the stage where she is trying to cut the apron strings, but they still love their momma and like to jump on her to try and get her to play. Emma is the worst about that. :) She is a little spitfire. she loves to play and always chasing and jumping on her brothers to play. Eton is the most outgoing boy. He is very curious and the first to come up to me when I'm in the kitten room. Ali and Emmitt are both sweet, but they fall in between outgoing Eton and super playful Emma. :) Eli and Emmitt weren't that happy for the photo shoot though. They look a little sullen, but are gorgeous boys. We will start letting them out into the main living area this next week and start introducing them to the other cats and being learning how to be a good cat.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Poppy's Litter 6 Weeks Old

Brown classic boy

Brown mackerel girl

Black silver classic boy

Golden classic boy

The kittens are growing and looking cuter than ever! They are eating solid food although they are being really stubborn about weening. The litter training has begun. Playing and wrestling is the newest thing. I'll start taking video soon when they are climbing more and up to kitten antics.

The kittens will be going in for their first shots next week. They are all very sweet, laid back, and loveable. They don't mind being held at all. Not much of a personality difference yet, since they are all so sweet, but soon I'm sure we will start seeing a difference in play. The only thing right now I can see is the girl is very curious about everything like her mother.

Hope you enjoy the pictures! Here is a link to more.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Poppy's Litter 1 Month Old

Golden Classic Male

Brown Classic Male

Brown Mackerel Female

Black Silver Classic Male

Poppy's kittens are coming along nicely. They are walking around like big kitties now. This week we will start them on wet food and start to ween them from momma. They are already drinking water. There still isn't much personality difference to really note, other than the brown classic male and golden classic male seem to be more laid back than the other two. All 4 are docile and let you hold them, they fall asleep on you, etc. But there is just a sense of calm about the other two boys. We are still observing for breed quality, so we don't know who will go as pets yet. This is such a lovely litter. The pictures still don't do justice. :) Poppy and Sebastian did well.

We hope you like the current pictures!!!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Poppy's Litter 2 Weeks Old

Brown classic boy

Brown mackerel girl

Golden classic boy

Black silver classic boy

Drago, 5 months old

Zain 9 weeks old

Zain at 8 weeks old

Zain 9 weeks old napping with Dimitri 5 months old

Gosh...things have been so busy here! I'm finally posting some pics of Poppy's babies. The pictures didn't come out as well as I'd like. I woke them from a nap and Poppy kept nudging my arm trying to get to her kittens. haha Next time I'll either take Poppy out or try a different room. Protective mommy. They are eating, sleeping, and growing right now. They are trying to scoot around on wobbly legs, but not too much going for 2 weeks old. :)

I'm also including an update on Drago. He is still available. If you are looking for a cuddling, sweet pet, he is perfect. Gorgeous red silver coat, it appears cream, but you can still see his classic pattern swirls. He will sit as your feet, look up, and wait for you to pick him up. He also likes to know what is going on and follows me around to "help" with dishes or picking up.

Zain is also now available as a pet. We were observing him for breeding but have decided he will make a better pet. He is quite independent and although he likes taking naps near you, he isn't much of a cuddler at this stage. Zain likes to play with anything that moves at this point. He has become best buddies with Dimitri from the last litter. ;) Dimitri is available for breeding.

Friday, July 22, 2011

D Litter 12 WKS and Zain 4 WKS

Dimitri, Daisy, Dante, Drago, Dulci, and Zain

Everyone had a successful spay/neuter this week and will be ready to go to their new homes next week! Playing and making messes is the name of the game in the Brazeal household right now. I've included a couple of pictures of Zain, the only kitten from Penny and Leo's litter. He is one month old today and growing into quite a looker. ;) You can see more pics of the kittens here. Enjoy!