Wilma and Albert Barning and we live in the city Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
cats since 1981. Cato, our first Norwegian, entered the house in 1995 and the
cattery exists since 1996.
From time to time we have kittens available for
serious cat lovers, because we want the best for our children on four feet.
At this point in time we have 8 Norwegian cats in the cattery, 4 of them are are
retired and live as housecats.
We have 2 daughters.
Tamara, the oldest one, lives with her boyfriend and 3 cats in Nieuwerkerk aan
They own the cattery
Our youngest daughter Michelle
still lives at home and owns the youngest two of our cats.
But the Norwegian virus runs through both our family's.
mother owns 4 Norwegian's and Albert's brother owns 2.
Where did the cattery name came from?
Some people have a difficulty pronouncing the cattery name, so did we in the
The name is from the Norwegian mythology, and means the following:
- a giant who lives in the extreme north
and the motion of whose wings causes wind and tempest.
We transformed the name to Heresfelger, the spelling is different but the way
it’s pronounced stays the same.
We thought the name was suitable for a Norwegian
cattery because of the words: giant, north en wind.
Norwegian, we have more animals with four feet namely: rats!
They are 3 curious, naughty and begging ladies.............