Felixstowe breeder of Suffolk Chocolate cats to rehome

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6:00 AM July 10, 2022

A girl from Felixstowe who helped create considered one of the nation’s rarest breeds of cats is looking for individuals to hold on the work she has began. 

Pamela Sharp-Popple, 68, is the creator of the Suffolk Chocolate breed. These are modern cats of authentic Siamese kind, with chocolate-coloured coats and distinctive inexperienced eyes. 

Pamela ensures that her cats have ample space to play outside.


Pamela ensures that her cats have ample area to play outdoors.

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Molly likes to climb her special cat tower.


Molly likes to climb her particular cat tower. Molly wants to remain together with her twin, Milly.

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Pamela Sharpe-Popple has been breeding cats for more than 45 years


Pamela Sharpe-Popple has been breeding cats for greater than 45 years.

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Pamela with her Suffolk Lilac.


Pamela with Chablais, a Suffolk Lilac.

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“In 2000, I bred a Siamese stud with a Tortie Oriental mum,” defined Pamela, who has been breeding cats for over 45 years. 

“That resulted in a combined litter, which contained one Havana Brown. I used to be star struck to say the least!” 

A Havana Brown is a uncommon form of Siamese-type cat with brown fur and blue-green eyes.  

The Suffolk Chocolate is a variation of this breed, and was formally recognised by the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy in 2014. They achieved Championship standing in 2016. 

Since then, it has develop into Pamela’s mission to breed extra of those cats.  

“This has been an all-consuming pastime,” she stated. “I breed my cats to a really excessive customary, while taking excellent care of them. They’ve ample area, and every will get eight hours within the backyard day by day. 

“I’m certain there can’t be greater than 200 of them round.” 

These sleek cats have a brown coat and distinctive green eyes.


These modern cats have a brown coat and distinctive inexperienced eyes.

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Pamela with her Suffolk Lilac, Chablais


Pamela stated Chablais is considered one of her friendliest cats. He’s a Suffolk Lilac, the same breed to the Suffolk Chocolate, a recessive gene has given him a silvery gray coat.

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The cats are very friendly and affectionate.


The cats are very pleasant and affectionate.

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Pamela is hoping that responsible breeders will continue her work breeding the Suffolk Chocolate cats.


Pamela is hoping that accountable breeders will proceed her work breeding the Suffolk Chocolate cats.

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Nevertheless, because of unwell well being, Pamela has determined that it’s time for her to cease breeding, and is seeking to rehome seven cats. 

Milly, Molly, Chablais, Timmy, Ida, Julie and Flo at the moment are on the lookout for recent properties. Based on Pamela, any of them would make a loving addition to someone’s family. 

“They make great companions,” she stated. “They’re as intelligent as canine, if not cleverer. They’re so pleasant and affectionate – they’ll be ready by the door for you to come back dwelling.” 

Pamela would love people who find themselves severe about both breeding, or providing a house to a cat as a home pet, to get in contact. 

“I would favor it for the cats to go to accountable breeders, so the Suffolk Chocolate breed can proceed – however it is extra vital to me that these cats go to good, loving properties.

“This has been an enormous a part of my life for therefore lengthy, and I might be sorry to present it up. 

“I believe my husband is somewhat wanting ahead to it, although – he doesn’t actually like cats!” 

Electronic mail Pamela at: pamela.sharp@btinternet.com  

One of Pamela's playful cats hiding in its toy tunnel.


Considered one of Pamela’s playful cats hiding in its toy tunnel.

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Pamela has been breeding cats for over 45 years.


Pamela has been breeding cats for over 45 years.

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One of the cats playing in the garden.


Considered one of the cats taking part in within the backyard.

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Pamela is looking for loving homes for seven cats.


Pamela is on the lookout for loving properties for seven cats.

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