A Few Words About Us
Valley Himalayans is located in Edmonton,Alberta Canada
Our Cats and kittens are Very Lovely and Adorable Traditional Doll faced Himalayans
Our breeders where carefully selected to produce supreme color, health and quality, All our cats and kittens are not caged and are raised underfoot.
We are Registered through the CCA - Canadian Cat Association and all our breeders are DNA PKD and FIV/FeLV negative for more information and pictures click on "Our Cats" on the tab above.
We strive to keep all our Doll Face Himalayans true to their breed The type of kittens we produce are what's know as the Doll Face Himalayans. This means that the kitten's face is not so flat and pushed in as an extreme, flat faced Himalayan. Although I think both looks- flat faced extreme, and doll faced traditional are adorable, we just prefer the doll faced look. Himalayan kittens are the same breed as Persians, just a different color variation as they have blue eyes and dark points (face mask, ears, tail, and feet)
Our focus is on health, beauty & wonderful temperaments. These cats are sweet-tempered, intelligent and generally very social and good companions. Because of their heritage from the Siamese cats they tend to be more active than Persians. Himmies, as fanciers call them, are perfect indoor cat companions. They are gentle, calm, and sweet-tempered, but they possess a playful side as well. Like the Siamese, Himalayans love to play fetch, and a scrap of crumpled paper or a kitty toy will entertain them for hours. Himalayans are devoted and dependent upon their humans for companionship and protection. They crave affection and love to be petted and groomed.
Frequently Asked Questions
We know you’ve problably got some questions about how this works. We hope to answer most of them in this section, but if not, just give us a call. 250.317.2468
What is the difference between "Flat" face and "Doll" face?
Show Himalayans display a nose break as do show Persians (the "Peke" or "Ultra-Face" variety), and have very large, round eyes with the nose leather right between the eyes. Breeder or pet Himalayans generally have longer noses than the show cats, and may display a longer muzzle and smaller eyes than the show cats do.
All three types of cat are Himalayans, however Like the Persian, there are two types of Himalayan Cats, the Traditional or Doll Face and the Peke or Ultra-face with the more extreme 'squashed' faces.
Doll Face................................Extreme Face
All Quotes are from WIKIPEDIA (the free encyclopedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himalayan_cat
What is the difference between Persian and Himalayan?
This is the big difference a Himalayan is a pointed cat which means it has a light colored body with dark extremities . Persians can be any colors other than colors that Himalayan comes in. This includes solid colors, tabbies, silvers, tortiseshells and bi-colors. Their eyes can come in many colors like green,copper,yellow and even blue. Himalayans come in nearly the same amount of colors that Siamese come in.
The colors of the points can be various shades of brown, blue or tabby. Red tabby points are called "flame-points." Brown tabby points are "lynx-points." Females can also be pointed in tortoiseshell colorations of black, orange and white.
The non-pointed Himalayan has the blue eye color of the himalayan and the white coat color of the Persian,
Non pointed Himalayans are not DEAF these pure white cats are masking another colour genetically therefore they are not technically a white cat.
Their eye colors are always blue.
What is PKD (Polycystic kidney disease) ?
Polycystic kidney disease is a disease in which a large number of fluid filled cysts form within the kidneys. These cysts are present from birth in affected cats but they start off very small and then gradually increase in size until eventually they compromise the surrounding normal kidney tissue and cause kidney failure. please visit http://www.fabcats.org/breeders/
for more info
Contrary to far-too-widespread opinion, cats are not antisocial loners. Domestic cats are social animals. They need and thrive on companionship. A single cat who spends long periods of time alone can become bored, which sometimes leads to destructive behaviors. He can also become lonely and even depressed. If you are frequently away from home for long stretches, consider getting two kittens or cats. They'll keep each other company and encourage each other to play and exercise. They'll also provide you with plenty of entertainment when you're there to watch. Kittens raised together usually become very close. Older cats might require a bit more care during introductions and an adjustment period, but most learn to get along and enjoy one another's company. If you do decide to have a feline duo, be sure to make time to interact with each cat individually so that he becomes bonded to you and socialized to people.
Many people have strong opinions about which sex makes better pets. I've had both males and females, and the truth is, the individual cat is much more important than its sex. Regardless of sex, having your cat altered (females are spayed, males neutered) is probably the most important thing you can do to help your cat be a pleasant companion.
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Telephone: 250 317 2468
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