He’s not a jumper or climber, instead posing regally on a chair or sofa. Himalayans are adaptable and will make themselves just as at home with a loud, boisterous family as with a pair of empty-nesters, as long as they have everyone’s complete devotion.
If you want a particular colorpoint, you may have to wait six months or more for the right kitten to be available. Many breeders won't release kittens to their new homes until they are between 12 and 16 weeks of age. He has a large, round, domed head set on a short, thick neck; small ears; and a snub nose. Large round eyes give him a sweet expression.What these cats like best, though, is sitting in a lap or simply being in their person’s company. They are not demanding of attention and can do well on their own during the day, but a quiet meow and a speaking glance with those blue eyes will let you know if they feel neglected. Himalayans do best in homes with older children who won’t chase after them or clumsily bop them on the head. They aren’t big on playing dress up, but they might not mind riding in a doll buggy or being a guest at a little girl’s tea party. Challenge his brain and keep him interested in life by teaching him tricks and providing him with puzzle toys that will reward him with kibble or treats when he learns how to manipulate them. Always choose a kitten from a breeder who raises litters in the home and handles them from an early age.
Run, don’t walk, from any breeder who does not offer a health guarantee on kittens or who tells you that her kittens are isolated from the main part of the household for health reasons. Himalayans have some hereditary health issues that can be a concern. Responsible breeders take steps to avoid these problems. Himalayans should be healthy and vigorous and be able to breathe normally. Polycystic kidney disease is a hereditary condition causing enlarged kidneys and kidney dysfunction. They need to live in air-conditioned comfort, protected from hot weather. Keep in mind that many airlines will not transport them in the cargo bay (which isn’t recommended for other reasons, as well) because of their potential for respiratory distress or even death in stressful conditions. Remember that after you’ve taken a new kitten into your home, you have the power to protect him from one of the most common health problems: obesity. Make the most of your preventive abilities to help ensure a healthier cat for life. A slicker brush can also be a good tool to have on hand. He needs regular baths to stay clean and sweet-smelling. Introduce a kitten to bathing as soon as you bring him home and he will accept it readily. To prevent ugly staining, wash the cat’s face daily, particularly beneath the eyes. Trim the nails as needed, usually weekly. Check the ears every week for redness or a bad smell that could indicate an infection. If the ears look dirty, wipe them out with a cotton ball dampened with a gentle cleanser recommended by your veterinarian. Brush the teeth frequently with a vet-approved pet toothpaste for good overall health and fresh breath. Start brushing, nail trimming and teeth brushing early so your kitten becomes accepting of this activity. Choose a breeder who has performed the health certifications necessary to screen out genetic health problems to the extent that is possible, as well as one who raises kittens in the home. Kittens who are isolated can become fearful and skittish and may be difficult to socialize later in life. Lots of reputable breeders have websites, so how can you tell who’s good and who’s not?
Those things are convenient, but they are almost never associated with reputable breeders. Whether you’re planning to get your feline friend from a breeder, a pet store, or another source, don’t forget that old adage “let the buyer beware”. And don’t forget to ask your veterinarian, who can often refer you to a reputable breeder, breed rescue organization, or other reliable source for healthy kittens.
Depending on what you are looking for, you may have to wait six months or more for the right kitten to be available. Many breeders won't release kittens to new homes until they are between 12 and 16 weeks of age. Kittens are loads of fun, but they’re also a lot of work and can be destructive until they reach a somewhat more sedate adulthood. If you are interested in acquiring an adult cat instead of a kitten, ask breeders about purchasing a retired show or breeding cat or if they know of an adult cat who needs a new home. It is unlikely that you will find one in a shelter or through a rescue group, but it doesn’t hurt to look. Sometimes pedigreed cats end up at the shelter after losing their home to an owner’s death, divorce or change in economic situation. In states with “pet lemon laws,” be sure you and the person you get the cat from both understand your rights and recourses. Your veterinarian will be able to spot problems, and will work with you to set up a preventive regimen that will help you avoid many health issues. Vetstreet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. There is not one set price that applies to all kittens, colors or gender. The prices are set on an individual basis.
Doll Faced Himalayan
Many contributing factors go into pricing a kitten.
We cat breeders give up a huge part of our personal lives so that we can offer you kittens to choose from. It is like running a kitten daycare center and you can never be away from your home for more than a day or so, so family vacations and such are not an option for we cat breeders. The more colors a breeder offers, the higher the price of his or her kittens because the overhead costs are, of course, higher. Nine times out of ten, these are overseas scammers. They make the ad look very legit, but one little thing is different, they use their e-mail address. You, as a potential customer, contact the person believing they own the kitten(s) in the photo/advertisement. After all, how would you know that isn’t the breeder’s actual e-mail address?
Keep in mind when contacting a cat breeder. Each of our kittens has a list prices on their individual page. Unfortunately, we have been in the business for so many years we have discovered that some cat breeders will price their kittens on their own confidence level in the kittens they are selling so, always listen to your heart…is whispers, so listen carefully.
https://www.fuzzyfuzzlet.com - Two Traditional Dollface bicolor Himalayan Persian kittens from Fuzzy Fuzzlet at play with toy balls.