May 2017: dam - Zephyr Eartha Kitt (black silvermane)
sire - Zephyr Elvis Presley (agouti silvermane)

litter 2017-EAR : A litter in the silvermane line.
Expecting black, agouti, american mink, american cinnamon, chocolate, chocolate agouti, chocolate american mink, chocolate american cinnamon, some silvermane, some dumbo.

Eartha
Elvis
details: 23rd April - mated, kittens due 16th May
14th May - moved into the nursery cage, having gained about 70g
15th May - 6 kittens born in the afternoon
buck 1 - american cinnamon silvermane
buck 2 - dark chocolate

doe 1 - american mink dumbo silvermane
doe 2 - american cinnamon silvermane
doe 3 - american cinnamon
doe 4 - chocolate
Click here for the family tree.
Note that these kittens will be homed to experienced homes only due to the potential health and temperament issues.

14/05/17: settled in the nursery cage at 21 days pregnant


15/05/17: a few hours old


16/05/17: one day old

the bucks:
the does:

18/05/17: three days old


20/05/17: 5 days old


22/05/17: 7 days old

the bucks:
the does:

24/05/17: 9 days old

the self kittens:
the agouti based kittens:

25/05/17: 10 days old, the litter palette: black, american mink, chocolate american cinnamon, american cinnamon

in daylight:
under the flash:

27/05/17: 12 days old


29/05/17: 14 days old


the three silvermanes

31/05/17: 16 days old, eyes are now open


02/06/17: 18 days old, individual pictures (except doe 3 who I managed to miss out!)

buck 1:

buck 2:

doe 1:

doe 2:

doe 4:


05/06/17: 21 days old, including individual pictures of doe 3

doe 3:


07/06/17: 23 days old


11/06/17: 27 days old


14/06/17: 30 days old

buck 1:

buck 2:

doe 1:

doe 2:

doe 3:

doe 4:


19/06/17: 35 days old

the bucks:

the does:


22/06/17: 38 days old

buck 1:

buck 2:

doe 1:

doe 2:

doe 3:

doe 4:


26/06/17: 42 days old

the bucks:

does 1 and 3:

does 2 and 4, with their future companion Lavender who has moved in with my girls for now:


30/06/17: 46 days old

buck 1:

buck 2:

doe 1:

doe 2:

doe 3:

doe 4:


03/07/17: 7 weeks old

buck 1:

buck 2:

doe 1:

doe 2:

doe 3:

doe 4:


07/07/17: 53 days old (a little bedraggled from pea fishing)

buck 1:

buck 2:

does 1 and 3:

does 2 and 4:



I shall be keeping buck 1 (Paul McCartney, aka Macca) from this litter