Norgeskaukatt Lille Mon
Litter of 8
leave 10th June
Spotted/Mackerel Tabby - FEMALE
8 Weeks old
Classic Tabby with White - Large MALE
It has come to the attention of Norwegian Forest Cat
breeders in the UK that kittens are currently being offered,
through magazine advertisements and the internet pet for
sale and pets 4 homes site in particular , to members of the
public by some ‘breeders’, at discounted prices. However
these kittens may not be the bargain they appear to be as
some of the kittens are un-vaccinated, underage and sold
without pedigree's. We would strongly urge all prospective
purchasers of all pedigree kittens to ensure that their
kitten is healthy, at least 13 weeks of age, has had the
full course of vaccinations, comes complete with a full
pedigree and insurance, and has been bred and cared for by a
knowledgeable and experienced dedicated breeder. There are
also cross breeds of Norwegian Forest Cats , this is a
definite no no in this breed. Norwegian Forest cats are not
man made breeds they evolved naturally in Norway. Cross
breeding is neither a forest cat or any other breed - it is
a domestic moggie, and although moggies are certainly lovely
they do not command the prices a pedigree cat does because
the breeding of them is no where near the same. Back street
breeders are doing this to make a quick buck , with selling
so called pedigree kittens at cheap or top prices. They are
not paying out for stud fees - for vaccinations - for
parasite treatments or genetic testing and I doubt they are
paying out for good quality veterinary care and diet.
Responsible breeders do not sell kittens to be bred from by
anyone unless they are specifically sold for that reason. I
had a call only last week by someone who had purchased a so
called NFC kitten at 8 weeks of age - sadly the kitten
became ill five days later and died. This is the sort of
thing that frequently happens when kittens are not
vaccinated. Vaccinations are only administered at 9 weeks
and 12 weeks of age therefore they should not be sold by
anyone before they have had at least a week after their
vaccinations to recover - hence the 13 weeks old time for
them to go to their new homes.
So please be aware, you could end up with serious problems.-
and also perpetuating the awful back street breeding!
We are Veterinary
inspected, approved and recommended.
Before requesting one of our
kittens please read the terms at the bottom of this page and
also do read the "Buying a Kitten" for useful information about
what to look for and the differences sadly of how
some breeders are changing the breed.
do not sell our kittens with an option of breeding from unless they are specifically sold for this purpose.
Now in our
17th year of owning
exhibiting and breeding this wonderful breed and now approaching a
time when some our foundation breeding cats will begin to be
neutered/spayed. This is sad for us in one way but happy in another
they have produced some
outstanding progeny to continue the bloodlines forward. They will stay with
us for life of course! Therefore over the next couple of years we
have decided to run on a few of our bred kittens with a view to
selecting our next generation of breeding cats. All of
them will not make this level for various reasons. We will only
select the very best with attributes to further the quality of the
breed and who will contribute to even better progeny. We gain from
this in two ways - firstly we can watch their development
carefully and select only the best for breeding and secondly we get
to keep our kittens a little longer :-)
As a result you may see occasionally, an older
kitten which we call an adolescent available. These will already be
neutered or spayed before they leave us. They will settle well into
a new home. Some people like to have an older kitten as they are
established in their character and behaviour and people can see what
they are getting rather than wait through the young kitten stage.
We are now probably
the longest standing breeder in the UK with breeding the White Forest cats.. Our white line
originated from a lovely female born
1995 from the very first white import into the UK from Denmark -
a 3rd generation old bloodline named Håakon Rein Felis Jubatus imported into
the Kyrrekatt cattery by the late Eileen Hancock. In our opinion
this was a most fabulous boy with many qualities and one of the best
white lines in the UK. We have produced very large cats from
this line and mostly with excellent coat quality. Only very few have been affected with hearing impairment - 5 to date.
This year we
will retain from advertising some our kittens until
they are a minimum of 9 weeks old. This is in order that we
run on the litters to select the best to continue our work
for the breed. Over the years we have taken deposits on
kittens at a much younger age and found that many that have
gone for pet homes are such good breeding quality. Our
bloodlines are now pretty scarce and need to be preserved,
for if not, this old and traditional large boned breed will
start to disappear.
kittens will be
listed as breeding quality which makes them available for
carefully selected breeders, however, pet homes are also considered as we do
feel that in some cases pet homes are better in terms of
lifestyle the cats can have. Also kittens may be available
specifically for breeding cats that will go on to
further the breed and retain the old traditional type. We do
not have "pet quality" kittens as the term implies an
inferior quality which here is not the case. Some breeders
deem "pet quality" kittens are ones with faults, or lacking
the correct quality for the breed, which of course is
correct under this term, however, our kittens are free from
faults. They are all traditional old type Skogkatt's some
are just better than others in terms of size and coat
quality. and the important wild expression. The temperaments
of our kittens are second to none as all our kittens owners
When purchasing a Norwegian Forest
Kitten from a breeder in the UK make sure the
kitten is registered or declared with The GCCF,
FIFe. or TICA.
Registration and declaration verifies the kitten has a genuine pedigree,
the parents are who they are supposed to be and also
that the breeder is responsible enough to prevent
indiscriminate breeding practices.
All kittens from Norgeskaukatt
are registered or declared with GCCF or FIFe.
white kittens for breeding are BAER Tested ( hearing tested)
white kittens are used or sold for breeding unless they
have full hearing status.
do not believe in breeding from deaf or unilateral
hearing white cats as we have been advised breeding from
hearing impaired cats increases the hearing defect
in any subsequent kittens.
We only sell
kittens to indoor homes or homes with cat proofed
gardens/ cat enclosures. Free roaming is not an option -
the safety and welfare of our kittens are of the utmost
importance so.... if you want a Norwegian Forest Cat to
have the freedom to go out as and when it pleases then
please don't contact us as you will be disappointed.
We do however,
relax this criteria if they are to go to more remote
dwellings, for example private owned estates, farms,
small holdings and small Island based areas.
These cats are
bold and fearless and in the Norwegian literature it
states " no matter how well provided for these cats are,
if they are of a mind to wander off they will do so"
many of these cats are killed in RTA's before reaching
the age of 1 year old - and this statement is correct.
breed our kittens to have a full happy and safe
We have built a
second large cat garden. The kittens can benefit from the
outside world to play and get plenty of fresh air and
stimulation during the day when the weather is nice,
they love it!
Terms and Conditions
kittens are sold to appropriate owners that show a
We take 150 gbp deposit (non
refundable) to secure kittens.
Assessment" - we are assessing the kitten for breeding
"On Hold" -
interest shown but no deposit yet received so
potentially still available
"Reserved" - deposit accepted and kitten is no
leave us at minimum 13 weeks old.
We look for
appropriate owners who show a lifetime commitment to the
kittens and a kitten contract is agreed and
signed. Should Owners no longer want their kittens
they will not get a refund. Our kittens are not
sold on a "try and see" basis. The only exception to
this will be if a kitten has a serious health issue
which is proven by a Vet letter and this is covered in
our kitten contract, in the rare circumstances that this
may happen we will offer you another kitten.
Our kittens will be
registered or declared with the GCCF or with FIFe.
WHITE Kittens for breeding are BAER (Hearing) tested.
Kittens have preventative treatment for endo and
They are fully
litter trained and well socialised
*They are fully
vaccinated*, micro-chipped and insured for
Our Vet visits us therefore preventing stress on the kittens
- 48 hours before
they are due to leave us they will be given a thorough health check by our
veterinary surgeon who will then issue a Veterinary Health Certificate.
Breeding/show cats are
accompanied with GCCF
registration documentation and transfer of ownership.
All kittens have a 5 generation
All kitten owners are expected to
sign a contract with us to agree their future welfare and to promote responsible
ownership (this contract is based on the GCCF contract).
We provide a full back up service
for support and advice for the duration of the kittens lives.
Should any of our
kitten owners have a change of circumstances whereby they can no longer provide
for the kitten/cat then we ask for the kitten / cat to be returned to us.
We will not allow
for any of our kittens to be resold or re-homed and certainly not go to a
kittens sold as pets will be either declared or in the
case of wanting to show registered on the non-active
register which means that no progeny will be registered.
Registration documents are sent once their neutering
certificates have been received by ourselves.
do not sell our kittens with an option of breeding from
them unless they specifically sold for this purpose.
WE promote responsible breeding and kitten ownership.
ALL breeders with Cats at other
catteries from Norgeskaukatt Bloodlines are registered with the GCCF or Felis Britannica
(FIFe) , this is one of our conditions of sale.
Please read our Buying a kitten page
for important information regarding core Vaccinations.
** Please note that on very rare
occasion our bred cats are returned to us due to owners change of
circumstances - we do NOT resell these cats/kittens. They are not a
We do however, request that any new
owner of a returned cat make a donation to The Norwegian Forest Cat Rescue and
Welfare Society or a cat health organisation of their choice and
also the new owners will be required to sign a kitten/cat contract with us.
kittens are reserved we remove them from the website because
some people still ask for them.
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