In memory of my beloved son, Robert A. Iselin, age 51, who was
killed in a hunting accident
March 9, 2013.
Breeding and showing since 1996
You can contact me about advance reservations.
I have a small cattery and only have a litter or two a year.
Most of my cats are retired.
You are welcome to pick up your kitten.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions at:
Shown below is a beautiful bronze female as an example of what a
bronze will look like.
It has recently come to my attention that there are some new
breeders advertising and selling what is called Native Egyptian
Maus. This can be misleading because are they meeting the standard
as recognized by nearly every recognized registry? Long hair,
orange color, etc. etc. are not what I consider Egyptian Mau
traits. Picking a cat up off the streets of Egypt does not make it
an Egyptian Mau any more than going to Maine and picking up a cat
makes it a Maine Coon. What are the health issues? Many
years ago when Egyptian Maus came into this country there was many
health issues. Consciences breeders are careful to use only non
related sire and damn. If a health problem is found we no longer
use that sire or damn. Thus over the course of time the Egyptian
Mau has become a healthy breed. There are good breeders who
love the breed and try very hard to produce excellence. Believe me
nothing makes us happier that a good report from new owners.
Ask questions, ask to see pictures of the queen with her
kittens, ask if the sire and damn are registered cats with CFA,
ACFA or TICA.
It is better to be safe than sorry.
Michel shown below.
Something I feel I should mention about your new kitten. You
should understand they are babies and can be frightened when
going into a new home. I have spent a lot of time with them also
my granddaughters love to play with them. Some go into a new home
slap your big dog and take over the house like it has always lived
there. However, there has been a couple over the years that have
frightened and the new owners think there is something wrong with
them. No, they have just left their mother, me their second
their litter mates and home where they felt safe. You need to
schedule your pickup when you will be able to devote a lot of time
them speaking softly and playing. Expect the possibility of them
hiding under the bed or couch for a day or two. It is only a
as generally they do just great. They are very people orientated,
loving and love being with you...needy. I have been told by 99% of
new owners the kitten has done great.
Below is a female kitten from a previous litter I am keeping. I
had forgotten how much fun and how sweet kittens are to have
around the house.
hadn't kept a kitten in several years. Her purr is louder than her
I have named the her Hapi because of her good nature and loving
Hapi, shown below, helped her mother, Kiki, with her next litter. This is unusual because new Mau Moms don't
other cats around their young. Hapi bathed and played with the
kittens and Kiki seemed glad to have the additional help. It has
a new bond between Hapi and Kiki that had been severed when Kiki
Hapi had a litter of her own and has proved to be an excellent
They never cease to amaze me.
Shown below are kittens from previous years.
Silver female 6 wks old
Same silver female
A Word From Kay Sasser:
My kittens are sold as pets and some are show quality kittens. I
DO NOT sell breeding cats and I do not ship out of the U. S. Again
they are quality kittens for pets and I am not selling kittens
with breeding rights. Breeding cats require special housing.
To reserve a kitten a 200.00 deposit is required to hold the
kitten until time for it to leave. This is a non refundable
deposit but goes toward the cost of the kitten.
All kittens have shots, health certificate, kitten care
information and registered with CFA also can be registered with
ACFA and TICA.
are raised in my home in a loving environment, not caged.
A word or two about
de-clawing. Please don't bother to contact me if you plan on
de-clawing a kitten you get from me. It is inhumane. It is like
cutting your finger off to the first joint. Ouch! Often the cat
doesn't get over the trauma and stress, ever. Stress is a big
killer in cats.
My pet sitter, Connie, asked if
I would take an orange male cat that needed an outdoor home. He
was a known sprayer. He had been at the vets office for six months
where she works. He had all shots, neutered and de-clawed. They
had tried to place him several times but because of his spraying
habit had been quickly returned. He would have to be sent to the
catnip field in the sky if a home wasn't found for him. He had
been at the vets office far too long. (This may have been a trick.
I am a pretty soft touch) Anyway Duffy loves it here but had to
establish his place in the pecking order of the cats. Having no front
claws he had no defense. He was attacked a number of times due to
his aggressive behavior. When he arrived here he felt he was the
boss of this property. An
abscess on his side festered from a bite. He was a pretty sick boy
but is fine now. He still attempts to scratch his claws on trees, he
doesn't realize he doesn't have claws.
He is a
really neat cat, so loving, happy and follows us around all over
the property. Has to have his nose into everything. It makes me so
sad and mad that he will always have a tuff time because of his
inability to protect himself.
You say, my cat
will never go out BUT what if it accidentally does?
Mas-Ree Mau is a small
Cattery with CFA/ACFA registered Egyptian Mau's. I have a couple
of litters a year now as most of my cats are retired and living
the good life. The Cattery name - Mas-Ree Mau in Arabic means
"Egyptian Mau" and Mau means Cat. My kittens are available in
silver, and bronze. I am breeding for clean silvers. Reasonably priced and shipping is available. The kittens are born and raised in my home under foot and learn to socialize with other cats and people. Work in my office is halted numerous times a day for petting, play and affection. This is a great stress reliever!
Pet and show quality loving kittens are available. They are extremely affectionate and fiercely loyal to their families, both human and feline. Maus carry on conversations with a combination of soft meows and "chortling" in a soft melody. They are well mannered not hyper nor
destructive. Some choose to be a one person cat.
With their animated personality, vivid expressions, striking colors and markings visitors will say "What kind of cat is that? I've never seen anything like it." And that is just part of the fun of having an Egyptian Mau of your very own!
Approximately 1/3 acre here at Mas-Ree Maus has cat fencing. This keeps my cats in and others out. The adult females are given the freedom to roam this area during the day to climb, stalk and be "normal" cats. The toms or "the boys" as I call them, Ingot, Smokey,
and Michel are rotated in afternoon and evening for this freedom and exercise. I feel this promotes good muscle tone and appetite. I recommend letting cats out ONLY with cat fencing or an enclosure. If this is unavailable the Egyptian Mau is definitely a cat you will want to keep inside, not only for good health but due to the possibility of theft of this rare beauty.
A new "boy", Michel, is coming along beautifully. A bronze,
3rd generation out of Egypt. Extreme body type with great spots. He is producing
excellent show quality kittens.
I highly recommend a "natural" diet. Most pet foods are junk.
Please take the time to investigate natural pet foods available or ask me and I
will be happy to assist.
The savings in the long run will payoff.
The main portion of my cats and kittens diet is raw meat since cats are carnivores and thrive on raw meat. The difference in their coat and health is amazing. Knowing not all new owners will wish to prepare raw foods the kittens also have kibble
and canned food available also. I recommend reading the
www.knowbetterpetfood.com web site for a better understanding of the raw food diet or feel free to contact me for information about their product. I continually strive to produce healthy, well adjusted kittens.
I recently started using this product with raw beef that I get for Bill Lea with
North Carolina Beef at 386-437-5160.
firstname.lastname@example.org Bill will be able to tell
you where his
raw beef is available. I have fed a raw diet for many years and have found
my cats love the Know Better Pet Food powder added to their raw beef. This
product mixed with raw meat makes a complete and balanced food for your cat or
dog with many health benefits. This is the first food offered to my kittens and
they plow into it.
I guarantee you will be happy with your new kitten or I will buy it back less shipping charges. They have health certificates from my veterinarian and vaccinations.
The kittens are available for new homes at approximately 10 to 12 weeks of age. Please visit the American Cat Fanciers Association web site and click Cat Breeds then click Egyptian Mau. There you will find in my article some interesting Mau information. You will also be able to find the Mau standards.
I welcome questions about my cats so please feel free to inquire.
Sometimes it is necessary to be on a waiting list for color and sex wanted. You are welcome to make arrangements for just the right kitten.