Kittentanz Blog

Kittentanz Cat Chat Blog!

Kittentanz owner, Michelle, discusses urinary troubles in cats:

Whenever I hear of changes in a kitty’s litter habits, the first advice I give our customers is to see your vet for urinalysis, blood work, and a physical exam to rule out health problems.  There are many health reasons for a cat’s litter habits to change, such as obesity, impacted anal glands, diabetes, urinary

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Stress and the “Dog like” Siamese and Tonkinese!

The personalities of Siamese and Tonkinese are special and make for unique and wonderful companions but are sometimes accused of being loud or grumpy…. Siamese and Tonkinese cats and their relatives are very affectionate and talky. Not all affectionate cats are clingy or loud, but they may be, particularly when feeling stressed.  One of the

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Why we feed Purina Products – Michelle Harrsion AKA “The Catwoman”

I often must defend my choice to feed Purina to my cats, yet my customers and friends are usually surprised to hear that one third of my actively breeding cats are technically senior or geriatric cats.  Furthermore, our vet has just examined these older cats and found no diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney disease, heart

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Time to plant a Feline friendly Garden!

Spring!   Time to plant the Garden! I know a lot of my customers want to plant their gardens soon and why not plan a few plant for your kitty? Here are some ideas for planting some window box plants ( for city or strictly indoor cats) or some more open-air ideas for more free

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Siamese dangers heat up in Summer!

Keeping your kitty out of mischief is a daily duty, but owners have to be extra vigilant during the summer, when threats to your cat’s well-being generally rise with the temperature, says Michael Stone, a veterinarian who specializes in small animal care at Cummings School. He points out a few of the hazards and offers

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New Kittentanz Website!

Kittentanz has published a brand new website!  We have included some new features that will make mobile browsing a lot easier!   We have noticed that as many as half of our customers come to Kittentanz through their phones and we wanted to make the site as best it could be for them.  Please look

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Siamese and Babies!

We often hear that “the cat resents the new baby” or “the cat is jealous of the new baby.”  This may be true, but do not assume this is the cat’s motivation for house soiling. We have found that is usually not what is going on.  Pottying is about going to the bathroom, not about

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Hairballs! Ewww!

With the coming of Spring, you will start to notice your cat grooming more often and shedding its coat.  Licking this loose hair can create another problem: hairballs!  Your cat’s swallowed hair normally passes in  the litter box. But, when it does not, the hair forms a mat in the stomach.  When that mat builds

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How to take better Holiday photos of your kittens!

Kittentanz’s Customers often do not believe how easy it is to get good photos of your favorite Kittentanz Kitty!  During these holidays, when you go to take pictures of your furry friends,  we hope that these pointers will make you get better results! The first thing we must discuss is your camera.  Here at Kittentanz

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Cleaning carpet for the holidays

I had a conversation today about a timely topic with folks thinking of company.  If you have pets and/or children and have carpet, too, then you need to clean carpeting!  My back ground is industrial cleaning chemistry, so I can help. My favorite products are Resolve carpet cleaner and Bissell Proheat Pet deep cleaner.  The

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We are Michelle and Bill Harrison and we have been breeding and selling kittens together for over 40 years. Kittentanz Cattery is in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains and we specialize in traditional “Applehead” Siamese kittens, and traditional Tonkinese kittens.