Tina Dodge bred pedigreed Maine Coon kittens for 18 years under the cattery name, Fog City. Tina is now living in New Haven, Connecticut and breeding under the registered cattery name, Elm City. My cattery is registered with both TICA and CFA. All cats and litters are registered with TICA (The International Cat Association). Tina works with other experienced and exceptional U.S. breeders. Although Tina no longer shows her cats, there are many famous award winning cats in our bloodlines. This means that ancestors have been recognized as exceptional examples of the breed.
The lovely girl here is Fog City Mountain Laurel. She still lives with us and she is a healthy spayed 12 year old.
She is in most of our pedigrees.
Our cattery breeding cats have been screened for genetic problems, using Optimal Selection Wisdom Panel DNA testing. All our breeding cats are CLEAR (N/N) of all 8 breed specific genetic issues, most notably HCM, SMA, PKD and PKDef.
Our stud cat Flint also had his heart screened via ultrasound for heart disease and is clear at this time. Females will have their hearts screened by age 2.
We look at our pedigrees very closely. We want to have well tested lines. All the parents of our breeding adults had healthy hearts at the time of their latest echocardiograms.
Please text Tina if you cannot find an answer to your question.
Depending on timing of Vaccines and Vet exam, around 12 weeks. We do not allow our kittens to leave until our Vet says it is OK.
You will be asked to sign an agreement to spay/neuter your kitten, and never declaw this pet. Pets must be kept indoors and receive regular Vet care.
All pet kittens are $2,000. We do not charge extra for males or certain colors.
Once a litter is born and evaluated, a non refundable deposit of $200 will secure a kitten. A 2nd non refundable deposit of $200 will allow you to pick a specific kitten. (This might take a few weeks). Balance due (in cash) at time of pick up. In the event you don't get the kitten you like, you can use your deposit for the next litter. You can do this only once.
Kittens will be vaccinated 2x for FV-RCP, and dewormed 2x as well. All kittens are Vet checked before going to their new home. Kittens come with a health record and a written health guarantee. We also provide samples of their food and litter (if needed) and some favorite toys.
Yes! They are handled daily from birth. Tina is with them frequently. They grow up in the master bedroom (uncaged) and are allowed to sleep on the bed. They listen to the radio (both talk and music) when no one is with them.
No. We do not believe in these practices.
We don't think breeders should be purposely breeding mutations. Let's leave that to Mother Nature.