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Savannah felines are a selective hybrid, difficult to breed and the most rare
available domestic feline.
They are an extravagant pet because:
The first four generations of Male Savannah's are Sterile
This is the F1 F2 F3 & F4 Generations.
The F stand for Foundation Cats
The number 1-2-3-4-5 stands for how many generations away from a African Serval
the Cat is....
Foundation cats are the cats used in creating this breed of Domestic Cat by
breeding to a non domestic Exotic Cat "The African Serval...".
Not an easy task.......
Thousands of dollars may be spent trying and you may never be successful in
producing viable kittens..
F1 , 2,3,4,5,6, kittens are highly sought by breeders...
F1 cats need select owners!
They are at least 50% Serval and some can have a wild side not suitable for some
homes with children under 10 years of age.
They have to be socialized from kittenhood....... (like any domestic dog)
Many are territorial and will only tolerate animals raised with the kittens...
Once into adulthood some will not tolerate new cats..
As a rule with most all cats... If you plan a multi cat family all should be attained as
We do not recommend F1 Cats as a general pet, they are best suited for
experienced small catteries who cherish them as pets but respect them for the
exotic side they possess as well.
The first 4 generations of Males are born Sterile.
These generation males can only be acquired as incredible creatures (beautiful
larger than female, intelligent, wild looking exotic cats.) They can't be bred as they
Other Leopard Spotted Breeds are used to breed with Foundation Females
to Create the F5 (5th generation male)
that is fertile.....
This expensive and timely process to produce a fertile male
contributes to the cost to buy one of these kittens...!
Further complications in producing Savannah's
Not all domestic females will mate with a Serval and it may take a long time to
produce a litter of F1 kittens and typically only one kitten is produced from a
breeding. High quality food, fresh meat, vitamins, County and State Fees
and Vet bills to insure the health of the Queens and Sires is costly if your breeding
program is to produce healthy and good natured companions..
States that do allow a Serval to live on the premises are required to pay state fees
for that as well.
Most States consider domestic cats to include hybrids with a few new exceptions.
You should check your State and County laws before purchasing a kitten.
Send us an email and we may be able to help you find your state and county
Found normally on your State Dept. Fish and Game and your (county codes
The breeders involved in raising Savannah's are in the early stages of helping to
produce a breed of incredibly exotic
TICA REGISTERED FELINE.
Retaining the Wild but Regal look of the African Serval. An intelligence unsurpassed in
most felines. The perfect cross of canine and feline qualities in a companion animal.
They have a wonderful temperament equal to the most loving and devoted breed of