Once or twice a year we are able to participate in a wonder
of mother nature and witness the birth of our kittens. It is
unbelievable how much tender love a mother has for her young ones.
With each litter we are amazed at how fast the once helpless
kittens gain their autonomy of
the once so helpless kittens. They barely turn four weeks
when they start using their toilet, drink water and try cat
food. They even try cat typical behaviours and postures - of
course in mini version.
Unfortunately, the weeks until we give them away always pass
by way too fast. If we could, we would love to keep every
one of them for ourselves, but our mini leopards want to
bring the same joy to others as well.
It is very important to us is that their new owners show the
necessary responsibility for their upbringing, which
includes their physical as well as their mental well being,
in good times and in bad times!
At this point we would like to quote the author and
photographer Elliot Erwitt: "For humans who love and
appreciate domesticated animals…my sympathy is to all people
who care about and rely upon the love and comfort of God's
This is the premise we have when we select the new parents of
our kittens. Getting to know each other prior to the
handover is greatly appreciated.