Show Felines is an interest that has culminated in beautiful show cats, receiving titles from various cat show competitions. We are located in the eastern part of Tennessee. We have only purebred Persian cats with the best of pedigrees. We do not have color point genes in our lines (sorry, no Himalayans, lilacs or chocolates).
Our in-home cattery is registered with the Cat Fanciers Association (CFA). We have received the CFA Cattery of Excellence Award for eight consecutive years. We have voluntary onsite Vet inspections. All our cats and kittens, are registered with the CFA. Most importantly, our cats are healthy and free of skin parasites. We are 100% PKD (DNA) negative and only breed negative cats. We are FELV/FIV negative.
We raise high quality Persians according to the CFA standard in order to show. Our beautiful colors and patterns incude black, red, blue, cream, blue-cream, and tortoiseshell. We have the best of the best pedigrees in our foundation cats including Steeplechase, Ezluvin, Bolo, Budmar, Tehy, and Kelsha and Aftabi. The titles in the pedigrees include CFA Champions, Grand Champion, Regional and National Winners, as well as Distinquished Merits. These bloodlines are truly wonderful and have advanced the Persian breed very far.
We have breeder/show quality and pet quality kittens and cats. Prices reflect the quality of the kitten or cat. For example, if a kitten is sold as a pet, it could be of breeder/show quality too. We take care to make sure that all our kittens or cats are placed in loving forever homes. We screen potential buyers and ask that an application be completed before a sale is commenced.
BS Biological Sciences CSUS
MS Human Anatomy UCD
30 Years Professional Environmental Scientist (retired)
CFA CATTERY OF EXCELLENCE
(2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
CFA BREED COUNCIL MEMBER
CFA CAT BREEDERS REFERRAL SERVICE
OVER 3 DOZEN CFA SHOW TITLES
12 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN BREEDING/SHOWING
WORKING WITH THE BEST OF PEDIGREES
(2 science degrees - animal and human health)
PROFESSIONAL SCIENTIST (30 YRS - RETIRED)
We operate in a PKD and FELV free environment. All of our cats are 100% DNA PKD TESTED AND PKD NEGATIVE. Kittens are raised cageless and underfoot in our home. We neuter or spay our kittens and cats before they are placed as pets except as otherwise agreed (neuter/spay agreement). We screen all homes for the proper fit of our kittens/cats. Costs for the neuter/spay are in addition to the purchase price. The deposit does not go towards the neuter/spay when performed by my Vet. If a buyer defaults after having a kitten neutered or spayed by my Vet, the deposit, as well as the difference of value in a breeder vs. a pet purchase, will be charged.
We sell breeder rights only to breeder/show homes that meet our criteria as defined on the Available Page. Generally, no breeder rights will be sold in CFA Region 7 unless special arrangements are made. Please note: We legally enforce our restrictions on reselling, leasing, or studding out our breeders. No exceptions.
All kittens and cats are vaccinated with the core vaccines against the three common feline diseases: Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia. They are also dewormed, litter trained, weaned, and well socialized by the time they leave Show Felines for their new homes at about 11 - 12 weeks old. They are sold with no skin parasites or insects. Kittens come with their medical records and a one year health guarantee against congenital defects that are life threatening. Our contracts, which stipulate the health guarantee, have invaluable information about grooming needs, food types, litter supplies and safety precautions.
We can ship our kittens or cats if needed. We generally use Delta Airlines Pet First Program out of Knoxville. All purchases must be paid in advance as well as costs for shipping, health certificate, buyer requested tests (outside of normal checkup), and travel cage. All costs will be collected up front for any purchases where our travel to meet for pickup is arranged.
Sorry, we cannot hold a kitten or cat for a customer without a deposit. Deposits are nonrefundable unless seller is unable to complete the sale. If a customer requests we hold a kitten for weeks or months beyond pickup age (11 - 12 weeks old), we may charge room/boarding. We reserve the right to refuse a sale for any reason.
Please view our Available Page for kittens or cats for sale and announcements of upcoming litters. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like more information on available kittens or cats.
IMPORTANT: When you contact Show Felines for kitten/cat information, please introduce yourself, tell us where you are located, and describe the kind of environment a kitten or cat would have if they were placed in your home. Any previous experience with the Persian breed should be mentioned. We have our kitten/cat application (Available Page) you can review to get an idea of the information needed. Thank you!