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Old September 4th, 2012, 04:59 PM
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Newt & kittens

Hello everyone - I've posted under the general forum about my current experience (and quasi-predicament) having adopted a stray which turned out to be pregnant.

I thought I'd post a few pics of them here... here are a few of Mommy Newt:







I'm not that familiar with cat breeds - any help with identifying what type of cat she is would be appreciated

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Old September 4th, 2012, 05:02 PM
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Here are her little ones (@ 26 days old)





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Old September 4th, 2012, 06:36 PM
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Newt is beautiful!! And her kittens...just adorable!! That picture of the kitten looking in the mirror is too precious for words!
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Old September 4th, 2012, 06:50 PM
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Hello everyone - I've posted under the general forum about my current experience (and quasi-predicament) having adopted a stray which turned out to be pregnant.

I thought I'd post a few pics of them here... here are a few of Mommy Newt:







I'm not that familiar with cat breeds - any help with identifying what type of cat she is would be appreciated
I did post on your first threat that she looks part Siamese. I know of two black cats that had kittens and one kitten looked a a pure breed Siamese kitten. The male and female cat where black.
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They're all beautiful. Bless you for taking care of them.
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Old September 5th, 2012, 11:32 PM
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Hi:

I was just looking at Mommy Newt and was wondering if maybe she would be a Bombay cat. It is hard to tell with the photos that are at hand. The Bombay cat is a solid black cat with short black hair no other colors and very shiny. The eyes are yellow to a shiny copper color and are quite distinctive. They are of a sweet disposition and somewhat mellow. I find the cameras do not do justice to cats eyes which doesn't help the matter in trying to identify the cat. I notice she is carrying a white blaze on the chest that means she's not purebred. If I were you I would be doing some further investigating on the Internet. If it is a Bombay cat they have a very pleasant personality and make an excellent indoor cat.

Mommy Newt is a very pleasant looking cat. She looks quite content in the pictures, and she gives the appearance of being knowledgeable. I think she'd make a very pleasant companion animal, and her offspring are really something else, and they're going to be hard to part with when the time comes.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 08:38 AM
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I was just looking at Mommy Newt and was wondering if maybe she would be a Bombay cat. It is hard to tell with the photos that are at hand. The Bombay cat is a solid black cat with short black hair no other colors and very shiny. The eyes are yellow to a shiny copper color and are quite distinctive. They are of a sweet disposition and somewhat mellow. I find the cameras do not do justice to cats eyes which doesn't help the matter in trying to identify the cat. I notice she is carrying a white blaze on the chest that means she's not purebred. If I were you I would be doing some further investigating on the Internet. If it is a Bombay cat they have a very pleasant personality and make an excellent indoor cat.

Mommy Newt is a very pleasant looking cat. She looks quite content in the pictures, and she gives the appearance of being knowledgeable. I think she'd make a very pleasant companion animal, and her offspring are really something else, and they're going to be hard to part with when the time comes.
http://animal.discovery.com/tv-shows...eos/bombay.htm

you could be right according to this utube. Bombay cats are part Burmese cat . This utube shows a Bombay cat being walked on a leash , so if the OP cat is one she can train it to take walks using a leash.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 05:25 PM
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I was thinking she was some type of a Bombay/Burmese mix myself - she's a very small (slim) cat. And yes, she does have a small tuft of white below her neck. In addition, she also has a large patch of white fur on her underside.

Apart from that, although she looks pure black otherwise, I've noticed she has what looks to me like a striped tabby pattern underneath her fur, if that makes sense. Under the right lighting (like when using a strong camera flash), it's quite apparent. I'll have to try and get a pic of that.
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Gah! Now I wants them all! They're utterly adorable, and I do not envy you having to adopt them out. I about had heart failure when i saw the little black one with the blue eyes looking so serious out of the drawer.
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Gah! Now I wants them all! They're utterly adorable, and I do not envy you having to adopt them out. I about had heart failure when i saw the little black one with the blue eyes looking so serious out of the drawer.
I know, eh. I just bawl when I have to say goodbye to one of my fosters . I do try to think that I have done my part to help these kitties to go on to the rest of their lives.
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Sooo adorable! Love black cats. The kittehs are so cute too.
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