Caring for Kittens

“Young cat, if you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you would learn! The most wonderful stuff!”

 - Dr Seuss

Responsible ownership

Kittens are an ever-changing blend of delightful, timid, inquisitive, demanding, affectionate, frustrating, fearless, helpless, energetic, aloof, and sleepy.  It’s this mix that makes owning a kitten so wonderful.  Here are a few basic tips for bringing your new kitten home. 

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Taking your kitten home

Until the kitten has had time to bond with you and learn its new home, it will feel scared or threatened, and is likely to want to hide or try to escape. When bringing your kitten home for the first time...

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Arriving home

Once you get home, it is a good idea to have a room especially set up for the kitten’s arrival.  Make sure the room is warm, and all of the doors and windows are closed...

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A good night's sleep

Cats in general require a large amount of sleep, and kittens even more so. If you wish to discourage your cat from just sleeping anywhere...

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