As you celebrate and fuss over the newest addition to the family, you might suddenly find there's a lot to consider, as well as some important steps you need to take to get your little kitty ready for the big wide world.
Just like us humans, it's important for cats to get vaccinated to protect from certain diseases.
Microchipping is important as it can help identify your kitten and your contact details if they get lost. Talk to your veterinary team about microchipping for your kitten and if it is a legal requirement in your area.
Desexing is generally recommended at around 6 months of age. Not only does it prevent any unwanted litters, but it reduces the risk of certain diseases and cancers.
There are various nasty parasites you need to protect your new kitten from, including intestinal worms, fleas and ticks.
There are various nasty parasites you need to protect your new kitten from, including intestinal worms & fleas.
Ever heard the expression 'You are what you eat'? Well, it applies to our feline friends as well. Proper nutrition is vital for kittens because it helps them to grow strong bones and muscles…
It's a good idea to start caring for your kitten's teeth from a young age. Proper dental care can help prevent the build-up of plaque and tartar, which can lead to gum disease and tooth decay in later years.
Cats, especially when they are still kittens, are naturally playful and energetic. Being a new cat owner, you will want to make sure you have plenty of toys for them to play with.
If you have any questions about anything regarding your kitten, get in touch with us today, or bring them in for a check-up (we love meeting new kitties!)
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