ABOUT CARRARACOON CATTERY
We set up Carraracoon Cattery in 2018. Starting with Phoebe who was a rescue and our pet, we quickly fell in love with the breed and became interested in breeding ourselves. Shortly afterwards I met a wonderful breeder locally who kindly spent the time educating me on the importance of health testing, the right environment for kittens to be raised in and what to look for in the lines that I breed. Tinkerbell joined us as my queen and will be having her final litter in 2023 (fingers crossed!). At the end of 2019 Claude and Pascale joined us from France and we have kept two lovely kittens (one from each of them - Fifi and Evangeline). Tinkerbell is mother to Fifi and before her we had Christie and Agatha who both had litters with Claude. Agatha and Christie have now both been ‘retired from duty’.
The lines we breed are and will be Tabby, Blue and Black smoke, they are raised in a family house complete with golden retrievers who are happy to be used as climbing frames and my daughter who is less enthusiastic about that bit but who handles them from early on so they have the best start they can.
We have expanded our outdoor area so both the girls and boys have a garden of their own which is completely safe and enables them to chase butterflies and lie in the sun. The girls also have their own nursery which is quiet, safe and secure.
We love the kittens as if they're all staying with us and believe these cats make the most wonderful pets for families that will take the time to treat them in the manner they are accustomed!
It was really important to me that all our cats have space outside to relax, take in the sun and play. Early in 2020 we had built a fantastic garden space for both the boys and girls, giving them inside/outside access. I've planted up some additional cat friendly plants and some logs to play on and will look at new ways to give them entertainment as time goes on. Perhaps a water feature next as we all know how much Maine Coons love a fountain!