How often do breeders send kitten updates/ photos?

some_neurologist

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I am far too excited and impatient to finally collect my fluffy little bundle of joy in 2 months!
 

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I think it really depends on who is your breeder. Some breeders don't send pictures at all.
In my case, they gave us one picture.
You should contact your breeder if you really want some pictures!
Best of luck to you and your new kitten!
 

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My breeder was wonderful sending pics every week and now I've had my girls for 9 mo we still talk and send pics. She has new babies and I just love seeing them.i am sure you can request for pics every week. Pic of my girls below Violet Grey and Khaleesi Pearl(white) 13 mo old.
 

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My breeder was wonderful sending pics every week and now I've had my girls for 9 mo we still talk and send pics. She has new babies and I just love seeing them.i am sure you can request for pics every week. Pic of my girls below Violet Grey and Khaleesi Pearl(white) 13 mo old.
I would love to see a picture every week as I'm interested in my kitten's growing phase, but I don't want to bug/ annoy the breeder asking for more frequent updates!
 

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It depends on the breeder. We have to remember that most have families and 'real' jobs besides raising the cats so time to take presentable photos may be limited. No one wants to send a photo of a kitten needing a bath or with a dirty face from eating.
 

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I would love to see a picture every week as I'm interested in my kitten's growing phase, but I don't want to bug/ annoy the breeder asking for more frequent updates!
If you ask politely and diplomatic, being friendly interested, I dont think any breeder wont mind. Even if some wont send much, as Posiepurrs noticed.
 

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I have a friend who posts pictures of her kittens on FB at least once a week. I'm sure she send pictures to prospective adopters at least that often.

I got my kitten from a different breeder who I saw at several cat show after the kittens were born. She gave me verbal updates but only sent 2 or 3 pictures.
 

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The breeder we got our Maine Coon from wasn't great at keeping in touch at all. We saw a photo of Luna on her Facebook page and put a deposit down on her the next day (the breeder was known to me already). The breeder said that she's send updated pix in a few weeks when they did the more formal kitten photos, which was also when she'd be having her first bath and real grooming session.

Well, I really had to hock her about it. And I thought she meant I'd get an email with downloadable photos but nope, she just tagged me on Facebook with a couple of updated snapshots. While happy to see how she'd grown I was disappointed with the effort that was not put into it. I later found out that breeding isn't her main job; and aside from her regular line of work she also is someone who is in charge of putting together CFA events locally so to say she was busy is an understatement.

I did hook up with her at one of those cat shows so we could at least meet in person at a half way mark (she's in my state but quite far from where we live). She gave me some time to chat that day, got verbal updates about Luna and met some of her other cats there too. But never got any further photos. I had NO idea what Luna really looked like when we went to get her. Good thing we fell in love with her immedately LOL
 
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