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    How to find a cat breeder in your area?

    Articlegeneral cat adviceFriday 18 November 2011

    If you have decided to get a pedigree cat, finding a reputable breeder will give you the best odds of finding a healthy, socialized kitten. Kittens need to grow in good homes. If not, they are often unhealthy and unsocialized, leading to large health bills and behavior problems as they get older. To avoid this, it's important to look for reputable breeders and to ask questions about the health and temperaments of its pets. Read the article below on how to find a cat breeder in your area.

    First of all, prepare yourself and learn everything about the breed you are interested in. You can check our cat breeds guides here. There are many resources available online, you can also talk to other cat owners or vets. Once you decide the breed you are intersted in, ask pet professionals that you respect, such as your veterinarian or groomer for any suggestions regarding cat breeders. You might also ask cat owners about the breeder they have got their kitten.

    Think about attending a local cat show or competition. The animals that participate in this events come from excellent breeders. Some of them might have booths at the event or will be showing cats, so you can meet them and some of their cats and ask questions. Once you locate a cat breeder you like, you should ask him or her lots of questions. The breeder should be able to provide you with health certificates and tell you how they have begun socializing your kitten. A reputable breeder will allow you to meet the parents and siblings of the kitten and welcome you to its facility to see how your kitten is being raised.

    Remember that it is important that all the cats are healthy and in good condition. Read our code of ethics to ensure the wellbeing of cats.

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