Paintedcats Moose Tracks of Traipse
I've wanted to get a cat from James Lubbad for a few years and I guess that it just took "the right kitten" for me to pull the trigger - Thanks to James for allowing me to get this boy from him. Moose is named for obvious reasons if you take a look at his 11 month old photos - It took 2 people to hold him while I took the photos! Hopefully we will be professional photos done some day after the covid19 issues taper off.
I was so impressed with this boy at 3.5 wks old that I knew he was someone special and would be a wonderful addition to my breeding program. Initially, I was drawn in by his large circular rosettes that were randomly spread out throughout his body, his incredibly rich color and his extreme contrast.
After making a commitment to get him, imagine my surprise when I found out that he carries for Charcoal and Dilute(Blue) too !! I had just neutered Baloo Bear (my Blue boy) and was having fertility issues with Dragos (my charcoal contributor) - I guess the stars all came into alignment for this boy to come to Traipse. As if all of this wasn't enough good news, he turns out to be pure for spots. This boy will never create a marble yet look at those huge spots!! We most often see this spot design on Bengals who carry marble :) This breed is so full of fun surprises like this.
Sire: Paintedcats Clear Skies
Dam: Paintedcats Red Star
Genetic Test Results for Moose:
Colorpoint: C/C - no Snow
PK Def: N/N
Marble: TaM/TaM - Doesn't carry for marble!
Agouti: Apb/Ad - Carries for Charcoal
Dilute: D/d - Carries for Dilute (Blues)
Long Hair: N/N - No long hair
PRA B: N/N
HCM: SIre has 2 clear screenings, Dam has had one.
Generations from closest Wild Ancestor: 11