It can be difficult to sex porcelain teacups at first; you may need to wait until they are coffee mugs to make a proper determination of which will grow up to be teapots and which will be pitchers. Remember that while you can have several teapots, it is inadvisable to have more than one pitcher, as they will fight to the death for dominance.

Once you have an adult teapot, you can easily use her to breed additional cups. She will also lay unfertilized cups if no pitcher is present. The pot will keep making cups until she has a full set; at that point she will go brewdy and make tea to fill her hungry children with.

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