Scottish Fold Cat Breeders in Melbourne
When looking for Scottish Fold Cat breeders in Melbourne, it is important to find an ethical, registered cattery who specializes in the breed and understands their personality traits and how best to care for them. We highly recommend finding a breeder in your area. A local Scottish Fold Cat breeder will ask questions about your household makeup, location and other key questions to help find you the right fit. You'll get to ask them questions, too - see our FAQs at the bottom of this page for what to ask.
Here at Cat Kingpin, we have done the research for you so you can find the most reputable Scottish Fold Cat catteries in Melbourne and start the journey towards getting your new kitten. Below is our complete list of Scottish Fold Cat breeders in Melbourne with kittens for sale, first as a summary then with additional details:
|Tobias Cattery||East Brighton||TobiasCattery.com|
Has this breeder been Cat Kingpin Certified? No See our Certified Breeder Agreement
I have been a Registered Breeder for over 50 years.I have bred many different breeds,but I discovered Scottish folds around 25 years ago and my love story with them continues. I have a waiting list of between 6-12 months for kittens as pets, and show or breeding kittens. They are sent Australia-wide and Internationaly. I am available between 5-7pm each evening for advice and or general information for both pet owners and New Breeders.
- Location: East Brighton, Melbourne
- Associations: TICA,GCCFV
- Website: TobiasCattery.com
- Facebook Page: N/A
- Phone Number: 0400-292-622
- Email: Email them now
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What are Scottish Fold Cats like?
Scottish Fold cats are known for their playful and affectionate nature. They are highly intelligent and adapt well to living with other pets, although they may prefer the company of other Scottish Folds. When considering a Scottish Fold for your family, it’s important to note that they enjoy human company and don’t like being left alone for extended periods.
These cats typically weigh between 6 and 13 pounds and can grow up to 13 inches in height. Scottish Fold cats have a distinctive folded ear characteristic, giving them a unique and charming appearance. Their coats are short and plush, coming in a variety of colors, including white, black, blue, cream, and silver among other variations. Registered Scottish Fold breeders will have kittens for sale with a range of coat colors and patterns.
FAQs when considering Scottish Fold Cats
How much do Scottish Fold Cats cost in Melbourne?
As a sought-after breed, Scottish Fold Cats for sale in Melbourne cost between $1,200 and $2,500. A cat’s price is based on its pedigree, coat quality, age, health and vaccination history. If an Scottish Fold Cat cat’s parents are show-winning, they can be even more expensive.
Do Scottish Fold cats have any health issues?
Scottish Fold cats are known to have a genetic mutation that can cause skeletal and cartilage abnormalities, which can lead to health issues such as joint pain and arthritis. It’s important to work with a reputable breeder who follows ethical breeding practices and does not breed cats with the gene mutation responsible for the folded ears.
What should I ask to choose the right Scottish Fold Cat breeder?
While there are many people in Melbourne who claim to be ethical Scottish Fold Cat breeders, not all hold a standard that you can feel great about. Asking some relevant questions about their philosophy will ensure you avoid Scottish Fold Cat breeders that do this only for financial gain, not having the interests of the cats or you in mind. Make sure you ask about:
- Health history of the parents and vaccinations. They should have their first vaccinations by the time they're adopted.
- Whether they've bred their Scottish Fold Cats with other breeds (they should disclose this and it would make it not a purebred lien.
- Have the socialized the kitten among other kittens?
- Do they belong to a Melbourne Scottish Fold Cat breed club? You can ask for references from the club.
Why does it matter if I buy from a registered Scottish Fold Cat breeder?
When you buy from a registered Scottish Fold Cat breeder (with either their local Scottish Fold Cat club, governing body, or TICA/CFA), that ensures that a standard of care and expertise is enforced. You can ask them about a wide range of topics such as the Scottish Fold Cat’s genealogy, the right kitten for you, common health problems with Scottish Fold Cats to look out for. We offer additional registration through our Cat Kingpin Certified program as well, although it's not a replacement for other registrations.