Lil Darlynn Napoleon/Minuet  Cattery

​​​​Thank you : Lil Darlynn Napoleon Minuet Cattery wouldn't be where it is today without the kind help and friendships of


Barbara Leffler of

(Purr-Star Himalayans)

As of 2016 with every kitten adoption a donation will be made to the WINN FELINE FOUNDATION which provides research for our furry friends.

​​Lil Darlynn's  is a cageless, free roam cattery located on the beautiful gulf waters of  Tampabay Florida.

ABOUT US


Breeding for pets, breeders and show quality alike.

Breeding for the standard.
Some of the most vibrantly colored NAPOLEONS / MINUETS with

excellent health, friendly temperments and sweet expressions.
With the knowledge of my  40
 years + in the VETERINARY profession,
all kittens are hand raised in my home by myself , receiving 24/7 attention.

​​​​ Commandments of the Reputable Breeder
The Reputable Breeder places cats/kittens by contract
The Reputable Breeder places cats/kittens with a health guarantee
The Reputable Breeder insists and contracts the return of a cat/kitten should the purchaser be unable to keep the cat/kitten.
The Reputable Breeder carefully interviews prospective owners and has specific requirements to be met, i.e,; not allowed to roam outdoors, etc.

The Reputable Breeder is willing and able to educate the novice. He/she happily answers questions regarding the breed and his/her breeding program.
The Reputable Breeder insists on being informed of health, genetic, or behavioral problems the cat/kitten may develop.
The Reputable Breeder does not have more cats/kittens than he/she is able to keep clean, healthy and socialized.

We are a PKD, FELV, FIV tested negative, Heart scanned, (copies may be requested)

Ringworm certified free cattery!

Welcome  to Lil Darlynn Cattery. 
My name is  
Lynn Helke  and we are an in house
FREE ROAM cattery located in the Tampa Bay area of sunny Florida. 
We specialize exclusively in breeding the
 Napoleon Minuet "dwarf" cats
I am registered with TICA.
Our goal is to produce healthy kittens with a sweet gentle temperment and bred to the show standard. 
Our
 Napoleon Minuets first and foremost are our beloved pets and treated like
members of the family.
With their long fur, big round eyes and affectionate nature, 
who could resist their purr's and sandpaper kisses.