May 2018: dam - Rivendell Elleth (black)
sire - Zephyr Spaceboy (platinum)

litter 2018-ELL2 : An outcross litter for the platinum line.
Expecting only black, all top eared.

details: 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 bucks
1 chocolate buck
1 black buck

1 british blue doe
4 black does
Click 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
the bucks
the does

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.