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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Animal Care.

For this BB, you will manage breeding and support farm cat resulting in at least six kittens!


(source: Panhandle Agriculture)

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To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - manage breeding and support farm cat resulting in at least six kittens

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide proof of the following as pictures or video (<2 mins):
      - caring for two or more farm cats
      - caring for the farm cat while the cat is pregnant
      - caring for the farm cat and kittens after birth
      - six kittens that are all at least one week old
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These are some of the cats at the property where we were staying in Puerto Rico that we helped take care of. Pics are of Tom (dad - one of them), Alice (mom), Lyra and Sandmin (calico/orange) babies of Alice at age 10 days, Rho (~ 2 weeks), then Lyra and Sandmin last week (9 months - they came home with us), and Casseopeia and her babies (6 weeks old). We fed them, made sure the kittens got their shots and (Lyra and Sandmin) were sterilized, and if the moms had issues with other males causing a rukus we'd step in and run those guys off.
Dad.jpg
Good ol' Tom
Good ol' Tom
Mom.jpg
preggers Alice
preggers Alice
Babies.jpg
Lyra (calico) and Sandmin
Lyra (calico) and Sandmin
Bottle-Feeding.jpg
Rho, one of Cas' kids
Rho, one of Cas' kids
Nap-Time.jpg
Lyra and Sandmin nappin' on me
Lyra and Sandmin nappin' on me
LyraSandmin9mo.jpg
Lyra and Sandmin sleeping in the window behind me last week
Lyra and Sandmin sleeping in the window behind me last week
Mom-2plus4.jpg
Cas and her 4 kiddos
Cas and her kiddos
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