I'm writing you to tell you a tale. Of a wonderful kitty that saved my life. My husband was injured on the job, making it so I had to drive solo for a short time. During this time I had become ill and was having a hard time controlling my blood sugar. I am a diabetic and my sugar levels kept dropping to low.
Now Nika has a habit of biting and pulling my hair when I'm sleeping to wake me when she is hungry. This one night I had fed her just before going to bed, knowing she would have enough to get her through the night. Around 10:30 that night, only 2 hours in to sleep. She started it up. Pulling my hair, pawing my face and meowing in my ear. I told her she had food and to leave me be. She didn't give up and didn't stop till I sat up. When I did I knew there was something wrong, with me. I checked my sugar level and found I was dangerously low, as in almost time to send me to the hospital kinda low.
If it wasn't for her I could have ended up in a coma and no one would have known. It was only her and I in the truck. I knew dogs could smell the change and notify/wake the person but I never thought of cats doing it. She has done this for me once more in the last month.
As it turns out I had a major infection, in side, that I didn't know was making me so sick. And messing up my sugar control.
So there it is. A tale of a kitty, I got from you. My Nika, my life saver.
Launching this new web page and logo has been a long time coming. We have been working with a fantastic team for about a year to put this all together. We still have a lot of work to do and still have several new changes in store for A1Savannahs but one step at a time. We want to thank all of our customers for being there and giving us the feedback that we need and a huge thanks to Jen for all of your hard work helping us put the site together!
More details to come.
We are please to announce that one of our owners, Amanda, has completed the FCF (Feline Conservation Federation) Husbandry course and is now certified in Exotic Feline Husbandry. We had a fantastic week at the convention, we learned a lot, and met tons of amazing people. We look forward to next years convention!
In Cat Fancy May 2014 issue, A1 Savannahs is interviewed for information on the Serval and the Savannah Cat Breed.
2013 Ponca City, Oklahoma USA
Congratulations to Champion A1 Savannahs Caline.
She has attended ONE show and has been awarded the best silver spotted Savannah of the year.
ProSieben came to interview and learn more about the Origin of this gorgeous cat breed. A small Leopardess Katze (translation: Leopord cat)
In September 2013 , The Stucki Family stepped down from breeding these wonderful cats and handed it to long time Family Friends, The Engster’s. Martin, and Amanda have devoted their time into learning the ends and outs of the Savannah Breed in order to properly care for their new Dream.
August 19th, 2012 New York, USA
A1 Savannahs Celebrates
World's first Savannah Cat to win Supreme Grand Champion Title
Congratulations to SGC A1Savannahs Lightning
owned and loved by Janet Spain
In TICA, this is the highest title awarded to cats in the championship classes. A cat must first become a Quadruple Grand Champion before it can begin to compete towards the title of Supreme Grand Champion.
In the Savannah breed world, no other cat before has ever achieved this.
A Ponca City farm specializes in a rare breed of cat.
Oklahoma Magazine, By Farah Bazzrea
Upon entering the Stucki home, visitors immediately discover A1 Savannahs is rampant with exotic, spry spotted kittens enjoying the good life, pouncing and leaping, playfully swatting at each other, entertaining themselves and spectators alike. See full article.
International Feline Conservation Federation Convention
Guest Speakers : Jarod Miller TV personality, naturalist,
zoologist and lecturer on captive and wild animal management. Jim Fowler: one of this nation's most respected wildlfie spokespersons.
Kathrin Stucki from A1 Savannahs and Mindy Stinner co-founder of the Conservator's Center, Inc. will be teaching the Exotic and Wild feline Husbandry course.
Course teaches natural history, regulatory agencies, facilities and equipment, nutrition, health, behavior conditioning, and contingency planning.
A1Savannahs flies to El Salvador to assist with the ideas and realization of the Serval habitat in the Fundacion Refugio Salvaje. Besides the Servals from A1Savannahs, the enourmous animal park houses lions, tigers, cougars, leopards and Margays. The president of the park, known for providing paradisical enclosures for all his exotic cats, relied on A1Savannahs expertise in the preparation of a complete balanced feline diet as well as the set up of a Serval habitat that provides plenty of species designed enrichment and adequate breeding quaters.
A1Savannahs - Protagonist in including advanced US Military technology into their routine Serval Hybrid care program.
A1Savannahs is using the latest FLIR Thermography cameras.
The infrared heat that an animal emits from its body can be "viewed" with an infrared camera. The heat patterns that can be seen, show a trained practitioner how the blood flow is normal, or abnormal, in a particular animal. Blood flow can be either increased or decreased, both indications of health problems.
Unlike X-Ray or Ultrasound, Thermography doesn't radiate waves and therefore it is a save, non-invasive, but reliable diagnostic tool. A1Savannahs Thermography cameras complete the preventive health care program designed to detect health problems before they show clinical signs.
Customers are going wild over cats bred in Ponca City.
The Oklahoman Newspaper, By Jennifer Palmer
Visitors to A1 Savannahs have included movie stars and famous athletes, as well as regular folks, searching for a furry companion that might raise an eyebrow or two. The cats, which are bred from wild African servals, can be as big as a toddler, pounce 7-feet in the air and run alongside their owner.
On a recent afternoon at the rural farm, owned by Martin and Kathrin Stucki, dozens of cats sauntered back and forth in their cages. They feasted on raw chicken legs and, when taunted, playfully batted at a feather dangling from a stick.. see full article
A1 Savannahs generated the most donations for The African Safari Sweepstakes, an international fundraiser to help the FCF continue its programs and services, I want to thank you, your support is greatly appreciated. - Lynn Culver (Executive Director, Feline Conservation Federation)