August 2020: dam - Zephyr Sheila (chocolate agouti essex)
sire - Zephyr Rock Me Amadeus (american cinnamon)

litter 2020-SHE : A litter for the essex offshoot from the american line.
Expecting agouti and american cinnamon, possibly also black and american mink, possibly some chocolate based, some essex, possibly some dumbo.

Sheila
Amadeus
details: 27th July - mated, kittens due 19th August
17th August - moved into the nursery cage having gained 80g
19th August - 7 kittens born in the morning
2nd September - unfortunately we have lost one of the kittens, but the others seem fine
buck 1 - chocolate agouti essex (facial stripe)
buck 2 - agouti essex (head spot, tail marked blue)
buck 3 - agouti (tail marked blue)
buck 4 - agouti (tail marked blue blue)

doe 1 - chocolate american cinnamon essex (very overmarked)
doe 2 - agouti essex (head spot)
Click here for the family tree.

17/08/20: moving into the maternity cage


19/08/20: a few hours old


20/08/20: one day old


22/08/20: three days old

the bucks:
the does:

24/08/20: 5 days old

the whole litter:
the american based kittens:
the dark essex kittens:
the unmarked agouti bucks:

26/08/20: 7 days old

the bucks:
the does:

27/08/20: 8 days old


30/08/20: 11 days old, the litter palette: agouti, chocolate agouti, american cinnamon


02/09/20: 14 days old, eyes are beginning to open


04/09/20: 16 days old


07/09/20: 19 days old, free range play with mum


11/09/20: 23 days old, individual pictures

buck 1:

buck 2:

buck 3:

buck 4:

doe 1:

doe 2:


16/09/20: 28 days old


21/09/20: 33 days old


24/09/20: 36 days old

buck 1:

buck 2:

buck 3:

buck 4:

doe 1:

doe 2:



I will not be keeping any kittens from this litter after all