What should be prepared for the appearance of a kitten house?
Examine the shopping list for the kitten and make a plan for preparing the apartment for the appearance of a small tenant. Surprisingly, such a small pet will need a…

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Sterilization and castration of cats: differences and consequences
Caring owners are anxious about the health of their pets and will do everything to ensure that their pets are healthy and happy. It is often not so easy to…

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The main diseases of cats
The development of veterinary medicine of small pets in our country began relatively recently. Even 30–40 years ago, most people did not even think of investing in the treatment of…

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Weaning kitten from mother

Weaning is the transfer of a kitten to self-feeding and adaptation to life without a cat mom. The most favorable for this is considered the age of 10-12 weeks. By this moment, the kitten can already do without mother’s milk, independently walks into the cat’s tray and licks, and its psyche is stable enough to move to a new place without harm.

How to prepare a kitten for this difficult event?

Switching to self-catering
In the first days of kittens’ life, the cat feeds them with a special “primary milk” – Colostrum, which contains a large amount of antibodies (especially IgA and IgG) and contributes to the development of their own immunity. Under normal conditions, kittens continue to feed on breast milk for up to 1.5 months. Continue reading

Weaning kitten from mother
Weaning is the transfer of a kitten to self-feeding and adaptation to life without a cat mom. The most favorable for this is considered the age of 10-12 weeks. By…

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Kitten care and feeding
Normally, newborn kittens should receive full care and nutrition from their mom cat. But if this is not possible, the kitten can take care of the kittens. If you have…

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How to independently monitor the health of a kitten
The health of the kitten is very fragile, so it is extremely important to carefully monitor it. To be sure that the pet is not sick, make it a rule…

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How to choose a kitten? What to ask a breeder about?
What should be considered when choosing a kitten and what questions should be asked to the breeder before taking the kitten into the house? If you decide to have a…

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