dam - Rivendell Elleth (black)
sire - Zephyr Spaceboy (platinum)
litter 2018-ELL2 : An outcross litter for the platinum line.
Expecting only black, all top eared.
14th April - mated, kittens due 7th May
4th May - moved into the nursery cage early as she was already nesting, having gained about 60g
7th May - 12 kittens born early morning, 11 survivors, all black eyed and top eared
10th May - amazingly the kittens are not all black, a second shade is appearing, most probably british blue
12th May - and a third, probably chocolate! However, on a sadder note, one of the doe kittens has died
3 british blue bucksClick here for the family tree.
Note that these kittens will be allocated to my current waiting list.
07/05/18: a few hours old
10/05/18: three days old
12/05/18: 5 days old
|the three shades
14/05/18: 7 days old
16/05/18: 9 days old, the litter palette in daylight: black, chocolate, british blue
21/05/18: 14 days old, eyes are now open
I am likely to keep a blue buck and the blue doe, and possibly also the chocolate buck, from this litter.