Decide why you take the kitten. According to the international classification Scottish fold can be a PET class (Pets, usually sold with a mandatory castration, in exhibitions do not participate), BREED class (for breeding and participation in exhibitions) and SHOW-class (with a rich pedigree, parents Champions). The run prices of kittens of different categories is large and can vary within a few tens of thousands of rubles.
Choose the future pet only breeders, even if you're going to take a kitten is not for show, but for themselves. Even if you are a beginner in the breeding of pedigree animals, do not buy a kitten from the hands of the "bird market". Better look for ads in Newspapers or the Internet and then personally visit the retailer. Note the appearance of a cat-mother, feel free to ask questions on the content of Scottish fold cats, nutrition. Ask to see photos of cat-producer, if he doesn't live in the same house. So you will be able to determine the purity of the breed and to imagine what will become of your pet when you're older.
Inspect the vending kitten on the subject of the purity of the breed. The classic purebred Scottish fold from birth should be tiny, tight to the skull ears, long tail, big round eyes, thick body. Do not take a kitten younger than six weeks, if he's still not accustomed to the tray and kittens are not vaccinated or has not passed a deworming (treatment of parasites).
Pay attention to the behavior of a kitten in a familiar environment. Health and development of the Scottish fold should have mobility and playful, be curious and not to digitise strangers. With proper care, the animal hair will be shiny and smooth, eyes and ears clean and their stomach by touching it, without blistering. Cheerleaders, if you've selected Scot comes rare the smell of urine: a sign of bad care and as a consequence, the untidiness of cat.
Focus on your own preferences when choosing the color of the Scottish fold. Today, animals of this breed can boast a variety of colors, ranging from red marble and finishing smoky spotted. But keep in mind that the final period perelini kittens of this breed ends only to four months (not at all). Therefore, to predict what will be grown Scot, is problematic even for professional breeders.
Advice 2: How to make a kitten with a dog
Most of the animals in the wild, trying to avoid contact with members of other species. Different Pets also are not always able to live under one roof. How to make friends with the dog a little kitten?
If having an adult dog, you decided to bring home a kitten, keep in mind that for most animals it is the stress, and sometimes serious danger. Typically, the host feels a pet that appears first in your family. Easier when your dog is well socialized and you'll be well-adjusted, sociable disposition. This dog can get along with any living creatures, he may even make friends with the kitten. Cats are much more individualistic, but they can be good neighbors to other Pets.
True friendship between animals of different species is very rare. But mutual tolerance, shared interest in games, the absence of conflicts between household Pets is very real. However, some precautions are required. Monitor the process the first meeting of a kitten with a dog. Don't force Pets, give them the opportunity to first study each other at some distance, and then quietly sniff.
Select for each animal a place to sleep, a bowl for food, to prevent conflicts between them in the struggle for property. At first, feed the Pets in the same room but in different places. Thus the pet will gradually get used to the smell of each other, associating it with something positive. Dogs usually eat food faster, leaving his bowl empty. Cats often do not eat enough food. So remove the bowl of the kitten after he ate to avoid eating dog remnants of cat food.
Pay equal attention to both animals, not to give them a reason for rivalry and jealousy. Accustomed to each other's Pets often play and sleep together. Heat-loving cats use the dog as a "live warmer". At the same time, licking his fur, clean the members of the cat family often begin to wash the dog.