THE TRUTH ABOUT
Can you make money with cat breeding?
My brother used to ask
me "If you love cats so much, why don't you buy a pair and sell their
kittens? at least you'll make money doing something you love."
If only it is that easy.
most people don't know, breeding cats involves more than just buying
(or getting) a pair of cats of opposite sexes and then let nature do
the rest. Little did they know that nature won't fork out its money to
• Send your cat for a C-section (yes, it happens!) should there be any
• vaccinate each of your kittens
or neuter your kittens before sending them to future owner
• Marketing and advertising your kittens
(otherwise nobody knows you have kittens for sale!)
You see, it's not that simple to raise kittens. But here's the good
news. Breeding CAN be a very rewarding
• You started with the right mindset (e.g you love having kittens)
• You know how to match the right pair to breed
(for the best offspring)
• You don't mind spending for your cats
• You are passionate about the breed
• And you can afford it.
Most important of all, before you breed, you must be clear about your
intention. Is it just
a hobby or is it business?
More: Why Spaying and Neutering is Important if You're
Just Keeping a Pet
you don't plan to be a breeder it is very important to spay or neuter
your pet cat. Your cat will be a much more pleasant companion, and will
ultimately be happier and healthier.
More: Hobby or Business?
few cats doesn't hurt. But know where you stand in the cat breeding
business. Is it a hobby? or business? save yourself troubles from the
IRS in the future by being clear about your breeding plans.
More: Dealing With Animal Complaints
complaints can get ugly. When you have multiple animals of any kind,
especially if breeding, it becomes a point that can be a personal
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