Title Cat :Halloween Black Cat

This Issue Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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This special holiday issue of ShowCatsOnline.com is all about Halloween and black cats. Articles range from how black cats first became associated with Halloween to understanding the black cat's coat and grooming it for show.

And, in the spirit of a holiday characterized by "tricks" or "treats", we also include an article that explains how the new USDA/APHIS regulation will affect the hobby cat breeder and how they sell their pet kittens . . .

Happy Hallow's Eve, Kitty-lovers!



 

Black Cats & Halloween

The black cat first became intertwined with the belief in witches and witchcraft in the 15th century — a relationship that persists to this day. Learn how the black cat became, and still remains, a symbol forever associated with Halloween . . .

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The Black Cat's Coat

Member Article

Understanding everything about a black coat is the first step to breeding and grooming your black show cat . . .

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Show Grooming A Black Cat

Member Article

It's almost Halloween, so what better time could there be to discuss how to groom a black cat for the show ring? Learn the best "tricks" to presenting your black cat to purrfection . . .

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Fever Coat
Member Article

Something cat breeders see on from time to time, especially on black kittens, is an unusual hair color change called 'Fever Coat'. What is it? Why does it happen? What can you do to change it? Learn the answers to these questions and more . . .

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Pictorial Case History Of
A Black Persian Kitten With Fever Coat

If you have never seen a kitten with a fever coat, this is the article for you. Cat breeder Tracy Bayarena of Rare Earth Persians shares her experience with a litter of kittens born with fever coat. In particular, she took photos of one black kitten named Zorro showing how his fever coat changed from birth to adulthood . . .

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Thirteen Reasons To Adopt A Black Cat

Halloween, witches and black cats have long been associated together. Perhaps this is why black cats are the least popular color of feline when buyers are looking for a family pet. If you have a black kitten looking for a new home, here are 13 things you can say to help make the dark kitty more appealing . . .

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USDA APHIS New Rule 2013

Effective November 18, 2013, the new rule by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will change how many hobby cat breeders can sell their pet kittens. Learn how the new regulation may affect you . . .

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Blast From The Past

Famous cats from the 1970's to the 2000's...

This week's star is:

TICA IW SGC Fejuko's Blackberry Brandy
Bombay Female
TICA's 4th Best Kitten, 1985-86

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NEWEST ARTICLES IN SPANISH

Since the debut of our articles translated into Spanish, PandEcats.com has published a total of 320 articles for our Spanish-speaking readers. This article lists the newest additions...

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NUEVOS ARTICULOS EN ESPAÑOL

En este artículo presentamos la lista de las adiciones más recientes...

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