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.
If in spite of all you've heard about the dangers of outdoor life you still want to let your cat enjoy fresh air and sunshine, consider buying or building an outdoor enclosure. A properly constructed enclosure will allow your cat the benefits of outdoor excursions without the risk of disease, injury, predators, or getting lost. Read more »
Litter Box and Crate Training
Your Kitten Week By Week
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Talk About Kittens
"First of all, take note that your baby is being a baby! He is teething, and will go right on teething until he is about 6 months. Discourage your…" Read More »
North-West S., owner of a Siamese
"Get your kittens used to having their claws trimmed now. Ask a vet, a vet tech or a groomer to show you how to trim their claws. If you start now…" Read More »
Joy W., owner of a Maine Coon mix