September 9, 2019 @ 12:36 AM

 

I have always been vehemently opposed to “novelty” or “designer” breeding from an animal welfare and ethics standpoint.  I am of the opinion that breeding should be to protect, preserve and ameliorate your breed of choice, not to create numerous mixes with catchy names for financial gain. Let me preface this by saying that I love all cats, and I do not fault the pet owners who have been misguided into believing that their beloved mixed breed bambino or elf is a TICA or CFA sanctioned breed with the support of the cat fancy. I always say, if a bambino ended up in rescue and I was in the position to help it, I would open my heart to it immediately. That is not to say that I support the breeding behind that............

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