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.
As a cat caretaker, the best thing you can do for your kitten's health is to have a good relationship with your veterinarian. Your vet wants to be your ally in doing the best you possibly can to take good care of your kitten's health, and open communication is a vitally important part of that relationship. Read more »
Litter Box and Crate Training
Your Kitten Week By Week
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Talk About Kittens
"Before you bring that cute kitten home, please take a good look at your life and ask yourself some questions, particularly if you are young (the…" Read More »
Alex K., owner of a Breed Unknown
"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