dam - Zephyr Jesamine (black)
sire - Zephyr Billie Joe (american mink dumbo)
litter 2018-JSA : A litter for the american line.
Expecting black and american mink, some dumbo.
28th October - mated, kittens due 20th November
18th November - moved into the nursery cage, having gained 110g
20th November - 12 (now 13) kittens born first thing in the morning, and immediately joined by Savannah's surviving boy
22nd November - discovered a bonus baby in the nest, which explains why one appeared to change sex on the second day!
2 american mink dumbo bucksClick here for the family tree.
18/11/18: 21 days pregnant, exploring the maternity cage
20/11/18: a few hours old
21/11/18: one day old
22/11/18: two days old, all 13 this time
24/11/18: 4 days old
26/11/18: 6 days old
27/11/18: 7 days old
|the mink kittens:
||the black kittens:
29/11/18: 9 days old, the litter palette: black and american mink
|... in daylight:
||... under the flash:
02/12/18: 12 days old
04/12/18: 14 days old
07/12/18: 17 days old
|the mink bucks:
|the black bucks:
|the mink does:
|the black does: