Breeding from your cat

“One cat just leads to another”

Ernest Hemingway

Breeding a litter of kittens can be a rewarding experience, but can also be costly and time consuming. Whether you’re an established breeder or just starting out, learn more about responsible cat breeding.

Thinking of breeding?

Are you thinking of breeding from your cat? Here are some important points to keep in mind – what you need to know before you start breeding.

Are you new to breeding?

Practical considerations from mating, weaning, rearing and
giving your kittens the best start to insurance
and health testing.

For the more experienced breeder

If you are already a breeder, this section provides key information you need.  If you decide you would like a refresher on pregnancy and kitten development, visit “new to breeding”.

Policies and information

The GCCF’s mission statement is Giving Cats Care Forever, and our Breeding and Outcrossing Policies are designed to ensure healthy lives for the pedigree cats we register.

Pet insurance for cat owners