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About Us

Having been brought up on a small farm, we have always been around animals, most of our lives. The first animals I was responsible for was Budgerigar, eventually as an adult and married,  we bred short tailed parrots, ending up with seventeen breeding pairs of all sorts, African Grey’s, Eclectus, Amazons and Cockatoos, were our favourites.  During this time I always had dogs which my parents bred, until one day we to started breeding with Chow Chows.

The love of cats started, on our honeymoon, when visiting my wife’s sister on the farm. Unfortunately a family member shot a feral cat in their chicken cope chasing the hens. We were both shocked, we took the bleeding cat to the Vet, but unfortunately he did not make it. This prompted us to invest in a cat, a young retired Siamese Male we named “Gato”. He sure had a royal life in our household, never harmed the parrots and chased the dogs out of the house, the house was his castle.

When we immigrated to New Zealand, we felt empty and rather lonely, so we got a Ragdoll boy and later a Ragdoll girl, eventually one thing lead to another, attended a few shows until one day at a show we saw these big magnificent, larger than life, cats with a personality to match.  As our original two Ragdoll's were retired and getting old we started looking for Maine Coon breeders. At the time there were very few breeders and the cats were very expensive. So we gave it a miss, until we decided to start breeding again. Joined the local cat club and the NZCF affiliation, attended a few shows and three breeds really interested us, Siamese, Ragdoll's and the Maine Coons, buy now there were many on shows around the country and looking even more magnificent that a few years ago.    Now to find a breeder we can work with…..Contacted a few breeders and only two replied, one stating how much work it is and we should look at easier breeds … Marielle from KjempeCoons offer me a nice Tortie Kitten for sale and a lot of advise. Thank you, Marielle. At the same time, the Taranaki Cat Club had its Cat Show and I met up with two very interesting breeders Annette of MaineFlame Maine Coons and Judy of Flurmonz.

Long story short, we now work very closely with Judy and Marielle.  Our first kitten was from our Tortie girl and on her maiden litter, four days in, dried up and we had to hand rear the sole kitten. He is currently in Wellington and is a lovely large solid black boy.

Now our cats are our children and live with us in the house, of course the boy has to have his own cage, otherwise there would be no peace and quiet. We love our Maine Coons, they bring us bags of joy, specially seeing the kittens grow from a small thumb size baby to a Gentle Giant.

About Us

Having been brought up on a small farm, we have always been around animals, most of our lives. The first animals I was responsible for was Budgerigar, eventually as an adult and married,  we bred short tailed parrots, ending up with seventeen breeding pairs of all sorts, African Grey’s, Eclectus, Amazons and Cockatoos, were our favourites.  During this time I always had dogs which my parents bred, until one day we to started breeding with Chow Chows.

The love of cats started, on our honeymoon, when visiting my wife’s sister on the farm. Unfortunately a family member shot a feral cat in their chicken cope chasing the hens. We were both shocked, we took the bleeding cat to the Vet, but unfortunately he did not make it. This prompted us to invest in a cat, a young retired Siamese Male we named “Gato”. He sure had a royal life in our household, never harmed the parrots and chased the dogs out of the house, the house was his castle.

When we immigrated to New Zealand, we felt empty and rather lonely, so we got a Ragdoll boy and later a Ragdoll girl, eventually one thing lead to another, attended a few shows until one day at a show we saw these big magnificent, larger than life, cats with a personality to match.  As our original two Ragdoll's were retired and getting old we started looking for Maine Coon breeders. At the time there were very few breeders and the cats were very expensive. So we gave it a miss, until we decided to start breeding again. Joined the local cat club and the NZCF affiliation, attended a few shows and three breeds really interested us, Siamese, Ragdoll's and the Maine Coons, buy now there were many on shows around the country and looking even more magnificent that a few years ago.    Now to find a breeder we can work with…..Contacted a few breeders and only two replied, one stating how much work it is and we should look at easier breeds … Marielle from KjempeCoons offer me a nice Tortie Kitten for sale and a lot of advise. Thank you, Marielle. At the same time, the Taranaki Cat Club had its Cat Show and I met up with two very interesting breeders Annette of MaineFlame Maine Coons and Judy of Flurmonz.

Long story short, we now work very closely with Judy and Marielle.  Our first kitten was from our Tortie girl and on her maiden litter, four days in, dried up and we had to hand rear the sole kitten. He is currently in Wellington and is a lovely large solid black boy.

Now our cats are our children and live with us in the house, of course the boy has to have his own cage, otherwise there would be no peace and quiet. We love our Maine Coons, they bring us bags of joy, specially seeing the kittens grow from a small thumb size baby to a Gentle Giant.