Hello. My husband and I are breeders of pedigree Siamese cats in Devon.
We live and work from our home in the foothills of Dartmoor in the South West of England - a thatched cottage which we are renovating while raising kittens “underfoot”, as they say!
We are passionate about preserving the traditional “Old Style” and “Classic” types of Siamese – our long term aim is to breed cats to the standard that was winning shows in the 1950’s or earlier. Usually, we breed the four main colour points: seal, chocolate, lilac and blue.
Of course, most of all, we just love happy healthy kittens.
Our beautiful foundation queen Ch. Sandaig Bluebelle of Emrys* is registered with the GCCF and has an increasingly rare “pure” Siamese CS24 pedigree (no Orientals). We have shown Bluebelle within the international TICA registry, where she has had the good fortune to be the first ever Old Style Siamese (called Thai in TICA) to gain the title of Champion in the UK; and has also been awarded Best of Breed 2012 for the TICA Western Europe region.
Our second queen, Sandypoints Pollyanna of Emrys, was imported from USA and is Bluebelle’s grand daughter. Aside from the fact that we love her dearly, Polly is particularly special because her father, Mingo, is descended from the famous “Green Lane” cattery in America and has a “pure” Siamese CS24 pedigree.
Last winter, we decided to keep back a very mischievous chocolate point kitten of Bluebelle’s. We have called her Emrys Mademoiselle Marigolde as her chocolate points are slightly gold like the petals of the flower, and she is a very naughty little madam! We chose to keep back Marigolde because, as well as being beautiful, she is soooo Siamese... a softy, very vocal and very naughty. As with all of our queens, Marigolde has a “pure” CS Siamese pedigree.
Naturally, as we are committed to the highest standards, Emrys Siamese is one of only a handful of Siamese breeders in the country that have opted to be independently monitored by the GCCF Breeder Scheme (No. 00163).
In addition to being registered with GCCF and TICA, we are members of The Siamese Cat Club and The Old Style Siamese Club in the UK, and collaborate internationally with other like minded Old Style Siamese breeders.
* Special thanks go to Lynda, Bluebelle’s breeder, for entrusting us with one of her “babies”
We have kittens! Born within 24 hours of each other, Marigolde has had her first litter of seven little rascals(!) and Pollyanna has had five little darlings. Everyone is a little tired but very, very happy. The kittens should hopefully be ready to go to their new homes towards the end of May - we're expecting seal points but won't know for sure for a few weeks yet.
If you would like to go on our waiting list, we'd love to hear from you - just email and tell us a little about yourselves and answering the questions below. Thank you.
All our kittens come with a GCCF and/or TICA pedigree, four weeks insurance with Pet Plan, goodie bag, care sheets, and “lifetime support” should you need it. While they are with us, the kittens are fed a high quality balanced diet, much adored, thoroughly socialised (played with!), and brought up in a home environment with all the usual noise and activity.
Of course, the kittens are given the core vaccines, wormed, vet checked and litter trained!
Our queen’s vaccinations are kept up-to-date and they have tested PRA negative, FeLV & FIV free - you are very welcome to inspect the all documentation when you come and visit.
Please note: as responsible breeders, we look to place our kittens in safe, loving homes as pets only. They are not sold for breeding and, as such, will be put on the “non-active” register. New owners will be asked to sign a contract of sale where, amongst other undertakings, they agree to neuter or spay their kitten before it is six months old.
If you feel that you might be able to give one of our kittens a home, we'd love to hear a little more about you.
We do usually have a waiting list - this works by taking into account your preferences and matching kittens to homes. Although we try our best, this means that it will not necessarily be on a first-come-first-served basis.
We also ask all prospective owners of an Emrys kitten lots and lots and lots of questions (including your address and postcode), so the more you can tell us about yourself, your family and home, the better. Things you might want to consider including would be:
Please note: the Christmas & New Year holiday is a very busy time and - while we love to hear from you - keep in mind with all the hubbub, festivities, family and friends, etc... with the best will in the world, we're unlikely to be able to reply to enquiries before January. Of course, if you do get a reply before then, please be pleasantly suprised! ;)
We wish you a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year. Meeeoow!
We look forward to hearing from you!
Emma & Adrian