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Learn all you need about adopting or buying a kitten. We cover everything from selecting a breeder, costs of owning a cat to training and health tips.

How to get your Cat to Love that New Kitten you’ve just Brought Home

Introducing any pet into a household with an established routine can be upsetting – and not just for the newcomer, but also those pets who are already well-established in their current domestic habitat. Cats in particular tend to appreciate their...

How Long Till Kittens Open their Eyes

If you have ever witnessed the miracle of birth in the animal world, you already understand that you wave witnessed one of the most incredible facets of life. Kittens are born as these adorable little sacks of fur and...

When Can Kittens be Weaned – Four Weeks of Age

Kittens feed on their mother’s milk for a certain amount of weeks after being born so that they can get the proper nutrients necessary to grow strong and move into the next stage of their lives. The mother’s milk...

Weaning Kittens

Most adult female cats give birth to anywhere from one to eight kittens at a time and can give birth to up to 100 kittens in their lifetime. The most kittens born to an adult cat in its lifetime...

Kitten Mills – Breeding Kittens for Profit

Media attention has given puppy mills at least enough attention to make the phrase a commonplace euphemism for “bad puppy breeder,” but little attention has been given to kitten mills. The truth is, any type of animal can be...

How do you Care for Orphaned Kittens

If you find a litter of orphaned kittens, or if your mama cat has serious health issues and is not taking care of her babies, you may have to step in and care for the kittens. When feral cats...

How to Choose a Breed and Find a Good Cat Breeder

There are many options to think about when deciding to get a cat or a kitten. For instance, you could choose to obtain your new feline friend from a rescue, or consider purchasing from a registered cat breeder. Experts will...

Best Food for Nursing and Weaning Kittens and Puppies

Today, it cannot be taken for granted that mothers milk is best for nursing kittens and puppies. Unless your kitten or puppy’s mother was healthy before, during and after pregnancy, it is very likely the litter will suffer from...

Cats and FIV – Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

There are many vaccines that new cat owners are encouraged to have performed on their cat to protect against rabies, feline distemper (FPV), feline leukemia (FLV), among other cat illnesses. One vaccine is less common than the others, but protects against a disease that is just as serious, if...

Adopting a Kitten from a Shelter

Adopting a kitten from a shelter is by far one of the most loving ways you can find yourself a new best friend. Shelters provide a desperately needed service to the best of their ability. The hardest thing about shelter adoptions is the risk of not being able to...

Dealing with Cat Vomiting – Causes and Concerns

My husband loves Christmas. He loves Christmas almost to the point of pathology. One of my friends described the extent of our holiday decorations most aptly one December with the phrase, “Wow, it looks like Santa Claus exploded in here.” The deepest part of my husband’s affections is focused on...