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2-Month-Old Kitten: What to Expect


By your kitten's eighth week she is able to eat solid food on her own. Her motor skills are developed and already she has the ability to turn in mid-air and land on her feet in the event of a fall. While it is preferable that kittens spend 12 weeks with their mother and littermates, many kittens are adopted out by their eighth week.

Your kitten's second month is prime time for socialization, as it is during this period that her impressions of humans and other animals are formed. During the socialization phase, be sure to introduce your kitten to different people of all ages so that your cat will become comfortable with a broad range of types.

Here's what you should be thinking about with a 2-month-old kitten:

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