Ginger Kittens are very friendly, high-spirited and can make excellent pet cats. This kind of a kitten is very unique because of its striking orange shade and is a wonderful choice for any family and new pet owner.
Size: An adult domestic cat's average height in the range of 8 to 10 inches or 20 to 25 cm.
Female domestic short hair cats weigh between 6 to 10 pounds or 2.7 to 4.5 KG.
Average male domestic short hair cats can weigh anywhere from 10 to 12 pounds or 4.5 to 5.5 KG.Generally male cats will weigh 2 to 4 pounds more than a female cat.
Temperament & Personality: Bold– Most Ginger cats are pretty brave, and willing to approach unknown situations courageously. Being that this type of cats love to hunt mice the boldness suite it as it had to seek mice out. Courageous– Since Ginger cats love mice hunting. as a result, their courage may have proved advantageous so it became an inherent trait among them all, indoors or outdoors, Ginger cats don’t shy away from a fight.
Independent– Ginger cats are well known for their independence. While being independent does not mean that these cats love to stay alone, they have been known to dislike to be told what to do. But watch out, these Ginger cats are fast learners. Gingers have an easy going temperament, are happy and relaxed and quite dog like in terms of their personality.
Activity Requirements: This is a cat with a moderate activity level. He’s energetic during kitten hood, but usually starts to settle down by the time he is a year old. Play time is critical to your cat’s mental health. For kittens, play is about learning hunting skills, but is also critical to their education about their environment and their part in it. You can encourage lively exercise and playtime by capitalizing on your cat’s natural instinct to stalk and kill its prey. Simple electronic or mechanical toys that mimic the motion of a mouse can grab and keep her attention. Fifteen minutes of your time every day, can put a spark in her eyes, as you tempt her with the whip of a string or a tumbling ball of tissue paper cast across the floor. An open paper bag or a cardboard box makes an irresistible toy for exploration and play.
Breed Traits: The gene for ginger is linked to gender, and about three out of four ginger cats are males. Other names include yellow, ginger, and marmalade.
Diet: 1/4 to 1/3 cup per feeding up to about 8 wks. 1/3 cup to 3/4 cup per feeding up to 6 months and beyond, depending on weight. Research shows that adult cats need a minimum of 26 percent protein in their diet. This cat will eat anything, anytime and it has a tendency to become overweight and very fat. Monitoring his diet is essential.
Grooming Requirements: Encourage your cat to begin grooming, start by brushing her daily. Brushing stimulates the skin and blood circulation, and rids her of fleas and ticks. When she starts grooming, try not to interrupt her. It’s important for your cat, so let her make the most of it.
Colors: Ginger tabbies, also called red or orange tabbies, are white striped with any shade of orange or red. Tabby patterns include classic swirls, mackerel, ticked and spotted, but all have the typical “M” on the forehead. There is no such thing as a tabby with a solid orange coat. There can be solid tabby cats, but there is not any such thing as a solid orange tabby.
History: The English term tabby originates from the translation of the French phrase "striped silk taffeta", the root of which is tabis, meaning "a rich watered silk." This can be further traced to the Middle French atabis (14th century), which stemmed from the Arabic term attabiya.
Life span: 8-15 years
Temperament: Calm, easy going, adaptable, affectionate, bold, courageous, independent
Weight: 8 to 10 bs
Height: 8 to 10 inches
Color: Many variations of orange, red to pale yellow AKA yellow, ginger, and marmalade.
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