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.
Last week, we discussed the signs of sexual maturity in your kitten. This week, we'll talk to you about what exactly is involved in spaying or neutering. The descriptions won't be illustrated, so if the sight of blood makes you queasy, don't be afraid to read on! Read more »
Litter Box and Crate Training
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Talk About Kittens
"Some wet food is already formulated for all ages, but depending on what you plan on feeding for wet, the best thing to do is check on the label of the…" Read More »
Annalisa C., owner of a Domestic Medium Hair
"Kittens need their combo vaccine (FVRCPC) starting at 6 or 8 weeks and it is a series of 3 shots, with 2 or 4 week intervals in between. This is…" Read More »
Chrysee H., owner of a Ragdoll