Ballana’s kittens: S-Litter 2014

We are accepting applications for families with no (or mild) cat allergies, and will have kittens available this summer for families who apply now. Our wait list for families with severe cat allergies is full at this time. Email for more information

We are small cooperative of Siberian hobby breeders, and have personally bred Siberians for twenty years. Working as a cooperative allows us to share the joys of raising Siberians with other families. One litter is raised in a home at a time – giving kittens more time and attention, and the training they need.

Our kittens are confident, obedient to simple commands, and make wonderful pets. Crumpled pieces of paper and kitten toys are scattered around our floors. Before putting on shoes, we check them for fuzzy mice and crinkle balls. As a breed, Siberians have great personalities and quiet voices.

Tom & Meredith Lundberg

Siberians are often called “Hypoallergenic,” but this is misleading.  Only 15% of Siberians have very low Fel d 1 allergen levels – suitable for families with moderate cat allergy. Our Allergy Chart © was created to families help understand the severity of their cat allergies. Compare these to how you would react if holding or snuggling a normal cat. These reactions roughly correspond to skin test allergy tests (1-5)

Allergen          Allergic Reaction by Severity                  © 2005, © revision 2024
Untested          Allergen levels vary from very low to normal.
Normal Not for homes with cat allergies
Medium Mild eye irritation, stuffy nose, scratchy throat, other mild symptoms
Low       Runny nose, eye irritation, coughing, few sneezes, light itching
Very Low   Light sneezing, severe runny nose, swollen eyes, mild rash, mild asthma
Extra Low  ER visits, rashes, hives, facial swelling, asthma, short of breath

Our kittens are registered with The International Cat Association.
TICA membership #15762

We maintain two related websites.
Kitten Testing sells allergen kits to other Siberian breeders.  We have information on testing and a current list of breeders in the US & Canada licensed to use our charts and allergen test kittens.

Siberian Research was a non-profit created to study Siberian disease and allergen issues.  We maintain the website to increase awareness of health issues affecting Siberians, but have not updated health registries.

Tolya in fall leaves. This lovely red boy was our first Siberian.