About Us

 
 

Welcome to Puddha’s Palace

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My name is Ash Molloy and I first started breeding Orientals in 2003, after having a life long passion for ‘skinny and pointy’ cats.  The cats and I share our home with my two young daughters and a menace of a Flat Coated Retriever called Stevie.  We live in beautiful Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

The rare and wonderful Slate Flash of Puddhas’ Palace, a lilac and white Javanese/OLH.  He and his brother Chalkhill Blue were the first bi-coloured Javanese to be born in the UK.

We have a small number of kittens each year and I specialise in Balinese (incl. Seychellois Longhairs) and Javanese (Oriental Longhairs).

Peachy Ghost of Puddha’s Palace, a cream point Balinese

I was also the UK’s first breeder of rare Tibetan cats, though I’m no longer working with this lovely breed as I don’t have the time to focus on a separate breed.

Yushi of Puddha’s Palace, my homebred Tibetan

Breeding

I breed under FIFe rule with the registered cattery name of Puddha’s Palace.  We are proud members of  Felis Britannica.

All our cats live indoors because they are part of our family.  Our kittens are born and raised in the heart of the house where they can be properly socialised and accustomed to family living.

A litter of our kittens taking over the sofa.

Cat breeding is a hobby.  I do it because I have a passion for it.  I really enjoy all aspects of it: studying pedigrees, planning matings, watching birth, raising kittens, meeting new people and showing off my beautiful cats.

I get so excited when we have kittens due and take so much pleasure from watching them grow.  It’s hard work raising baby animals and often heartbreaking.  I dedicate so much time and money to their needs and welfare and much time in the service of our kitten buyers and enquirers.  Breeding, when done properly, is an expensive pastime.  That’s why pedigreed pets cost so much to buy.

Jonas Bjorkman of Puddha’s Palace – My first Seychellois Longhair, father to Slate Flash, Chalkhill Blue and Pr. Speckled Wood of Puddha’s Palace.

My breeding projects are usually progressive; I have a goal I’m working towards. For a long time my project was Oriental Longhair bi-colour – I produced some of the first Seychellois Longhairs and the very first bi-coloured Javanese in the UK. Nowadays I’m concentrating on producing cinnamon colour OLHs.  This goal has evaded me for four years but I’m still trying.  At the moment I’m producing more variants (shorthairs) than longhairs.  Please bear with….

Chalkhill Blue of Puddha’s Palace, as a kitten, blue and white Javanese/OLH.

I take my responsibilty as a breeder very seriously, which means I don’t sell kittens to just anyone. I look for very special homes for all our babies. One of the nicest aspects of my hobby is that I get to meet so many lovely people, real animal lovers.  It helps to maintain my faith in the human race.  I hope you enjoy your visit to this site.  If there is anything else you would like to know please get in touch.

NB occasionally, emails sent from my account go straight to other peoples’ ‘spam’ folder. I respond to all emails received. If you don’t get a reply from me, check your spam folder or give me a call.

Garden Tiger of Puddha’s Palace, a rare van patterned Seychellois Shorthair.

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