Looking for a kitten? Have a kitten? Learn about kittens from the experts.
There's nothing sweeter than a curious kitten with big, bright eyes, playful paws and an appetite for adventure. Our kittens section covers all you need to know about these adorable little guys, from the time you take one home to the moment you can call your kitten a full-grown cat. Learn how to prepare your home for a kitten, get the lowdown on what vaccines are needed at each stage of your kitten's life, and bone up on basic litter box training. Our experts provide advice on how to deal with house training, spaying or neutering, keeping your kitten’s claws off the sofa, and then some.
Your kitten is almost six months old now, and you've probably noticed that she's gotten quite a bit more confident. She scales curtains with the agility of a professional rock climber, but she still cries for your help to get down again. She starts playing Indy 500, running laps around your house as fast—and as loudly—as she can, usually in the wee hours of the morning. Read more »
Litter Box and Crate Training
Your Kitten Week By Week
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Talk About Kittens
"Kittens will most likely get along great because they are so young, although it may take a day or two. My two cats were about 10 months when I brought…" Read More »
Cindy W., owner of a Breed Unknown
"You will need to become super vigilant about picking up wrappers and throwing them away. If you put the trashcan in a cabinet, purchase those child…" Read More »
Joy W., owner of a Maine Coon mix