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.
The sooner you start getting your kitten used to being brushed and bathed and having her nails clipped, the easier both of your lives will be. This is particularly important if you have a long-haired kitten because long-haired cats need to be brushed daily to keep their fur free from mats. Read more »
Litter Box and Crate Training
Kitten Growth Stages
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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