November 2018: dam - Zephyr Cilla Black (dominant chocolate silvermane)
sire - Zephyr Paul McCartney (probably UK chocolate american cinnamon silvermane)

litter 2018-CIL2 : A repeat of this pairing for the silvermane line.
Expecting black and agouti, chocolate and chocolate agouti (possibly both types, maybe some double chocolate), american mink and cinnamon, chocolate american mink and cinnamon of various sorts, some silvermane, some dumbo.

Cilla
Macca
details: 18th October - mated (after several failed matings over the course of the summer), kittens due 10th November
9th November - moved into the nursery cage, having gained 45g
10th November - 2 kittens born at lunchtime
13th November - Cilla is now fostering Savannah's orphaned kittens
14th November - just one of Savannah's kittens has survived
20th November - Cilla's girls are dwarfing Savannah's boy and he risks getting lost in the nest once they are on the move, so he has been switched to Jesamine's nest
doe 1 - american mink dumbo, probably silvermane but not showing yet (tail marked black)
doe 2 - american mink dumbo
Click here for the family tree.

09/11/18: 22 days pregnant, exploring the maternity cage


11/11/18: one day old


12/11/18: two days old


14/11/18: 4 days old - pictured with their 1 day old foster sibling


15/11/18: 5 days old


17/11/18: 7 days old


19/11/18: 9 days old, the litter palette: american mink!

...in daylight:
...under the flash:

21/11/18: 11 days old


24/11/18: 14 days old, getting more and more overweight


28/11/18: 18 days old, now mobile, so hopefully they will get a little fitter


02/12/18: 22 days old, individual pictures

doe 1:

doe 2: