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Caring For Kittens Is Not As Hard As You Would Think

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Caring For Kittens

Caring For Kittens Is Not As Hard As You Would Think

Caring for kittens is not as hard as you would think but it is also not a picnic as you have imagined it to be. It takes the right information and knowledge just to make sure that your cat will be taken care of and reared properly to adulthood. These furry animals are good pets. They are very loyal and affectionate and they have many idiosyncrasies that make them a very different “flavor” for a pet compared to having dogs around the house. If dogs are known to be playful cats are known for their very calculated movements and yes, curiosity.

So how do go about caring for kittens?

First is that you have to learn how to feed them. Cats usually need to stay with their mothers until 10 weeks. They can start eating solid food though at 4 weeks but would still need their mother’s milk once in a while. When they are ready to eat you can purchase canned foods or other forms of cat food for them to enjoy. Be sure to put some variations in their meals as they can get bored easily with food. That may become a big problem. It is best to give them dry food for them to eat all through the day if you are away from the house for work. Read also: Cats scratching and Practical Tips.

Give them a good place to sleep. In cold climates this can be very important. You can provide them with beds especially made for them or you can just spread some cardboard and a wool blanket in the floor. That can be enough for them. If you do not want your cats to share the bed with you have to be clear about this while it is still young. When you fail to instill this you might end up sharing your bed forever with them as they can really get easily comfortable sleeping with your cushioned mattress.

Caring for kittens can also include making sure you vaccinate them from fatal diseases common to them. You also need to make sure you take care of flea problems, worms. For you to make them more of a good pet, you also need to consider having them neutered or spayed.

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