Title Cat (Left): GC, NW Briar-Mar’s Absolutely Fabulous
CFA’s Kitten of the Year 2016-2017
Photos by Chanan

Title Cat (Righ): GC, NW Briar-Mar’s Playing With Fire
CFA’s 3rd Best Kitten 2016-2017

This Issue Published: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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GC, NW Briar-Mar’s Absolutely Fabulous
CFA’s Kitten of the Year 2016-2017
GC, NW Briar-Mar’s Playing With Fire
CFA’s 3rd Best Kitten 2016-2017

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CFA's Kitten of the Year 2017 is a stunning calico female shorthair Manx named
GC, NW Briar-Mar's Absolutely Fabulous. This gorgeous girl known as "Abby" is bred and co-owned by Omar F. Gonzalez, Gary L. Veach and Gay Van Weelden.

This article tells her story, and the story of her half-sister, GC, NW Briar-Mar’s Playing With Fire . . .


Almost, Almost . . .
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Every year there are people who campaign cats for a national win.  Some make it, and some don't.  Yet those cats that don't quite earn enough points for their NW are also special in their own right.  Kudos to the cats and their owners that "almost" made it. 


Antibiotics For Newborn Kittens
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What do you do if a newborn kitten is not doing well?  What if you suspect it has an infection?  Which antibiotics are safe for use in newborn kittens?  Which antibiotic is a best first choice?  Learn the answers to these important questions . . .


Kitten Buyer Visits 101
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Do you know how to take charge of the visit when buyers come to look at your kittens? Here are tips to have a happy, productive and safe visit.


Genetic Symbols For Coat Color In Cats
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This article discusses the common genes that determine coat color in cats.  Knowing these genes and their genetic symbols is the first step in understanding how coat color is inherited and being able to determine and plan for the possible coat colors of kittens from a specific breeding.


Japanese Bobtail Grands of Distinction in CFA
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The first Japanese Bobtail to earn the CFA Grand of Dinstinction title was GPD, RW, AC Ticketyboo Katsudo, a Mi-Ke Shorthair spay, bred by Rosina & Jim McGlynn and owned by Lorraine & Hugh Prior.


Tonkinese Grands of Distinction in CFA
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The first (and only to-date) Tonkinese to earn the Grand of Distinction title in CFA is CH, GPD, RW Maytime Marietta, a Champagne Point spay, bred and owned by Jane M Smith.


Does It Matter What You Name Your Kitty?
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Does your cat answer to its name when you call?  Have you ever welcomed an older cat in the family that was already named, then changed its name?  Does it really matter what you name your kitty? 


Bad Kitty 5
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The living room is not a jungle gym with walls and curtains to be climbed.  Enjoy this and more wisdom for and from your cat . . .


Blast From The Past

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

This week's star is:

GC, BW, NW Akhetaten's Flash In The Pan
Red Abyssinian Male
CFA's 5th Best Cat, 1983-84


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Japanese Bobtail:

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GPD, RW, AC Ticketyboo Katsudo
GCD, RW, AC Wyndchymes Party Favor


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CFA GC/TICA GC Tajhara Caliente Project of Oreille


CH, GPD, RW Maytime Marietta


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