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When it comes to caring for your cat, you need to get your information from an expert. To see what Purina’s experts have to say about cat nutrition, behavior, development, training and more, explore all our articles below.

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Nutrition Basics for Kittens
Nutrition Basics for Kittens
Kittens grow quickly. In the first six months, they reach 75% of their adult body weight. To feed your kitten correctly, you’ll need the right balance of the following six nutrient groups.
Veterinary Care and Vaccinations for Kittens
Veterinary Care and Vaccinations for Kittens
It’s a no-brainer, but your cat must be immunised to protect her from harmful, sometimes fatal, disease. Before you pick up your new kitten and take it home, make sure that they have had their first vaccination.
The Ultimate Kitten Shopping List
The Ultimate Kitten Shopping List
You’ll want to have certain essential supplies on hand before bringing your kitten home. That way you two will have more time to bond. Read on for some things you’ll need to welcome your new feline friend.
Kitten Proofing Your Home
Kitten Proofing Your Home
It’s your kitten’s new home, but there are lots of potential hazards lying in wait. Learn what steps to take to kitten proof your home and make it safe for your new pet.
How to Make a DIY Cat Feeding Station
How to Make a DIY Cat Feeding Station
Cat feeding stations that are elevated from the ground are a great way to make your cat more comfortable when eating. Read on for a step-by-step guide on how to make a cat feeding station.
Homemade Cat Toys: Making a Cat Puzzle Feeder
Homemade Cat Toys: Making a Cat Puzzle Feeder
Making your cat hunt for food is a great way to appeal to their desire for physical and mental stimulation during feeding. Let us teach you how to make some homemade cat toys!
How to Deal With Cat Behaviour Problems
How to Deal With Cat Behaviour Problems
There are many different ways to remedy cat behaviour problems, but the key is to try to understand your cat better. Read on for some training tips to help solve some cat behaviour problems.
How to Understand Cat Body Language
How to Understand Cat Body Language
As a cat owner, you will have come to recognize your companion’s various moods from her body language, facial expressions and noises. Read on to learn more about cat behaviour and how to understand cats.
10 Interesting Facts About Cats
10 Interesting Facts About Cats
Whether you’ve had your cat for her whole life, or you’ve just welcomed a cat or kitten into your new family, you can find yourself learning something new about your cat everyday! Read on for some interesting facts about cats.
Guide to Cat Hydration
Guide to Cat Hydration
Cats are finicky about drinking water, and it may often seem like they don’t drink enough. Read on to discover the important role water plays in maintaining your cat’s health.
How Can I Socialize My Kitten or Cat?
How Can I Socialize My Kitten or Cat?
Some cats love to be around people and other pets. Others prefer to be left alone. No matter what your cat’s temperament, you can make cat socialization a positive experience. Learn more.
Can a Kitten Eat Adult Cat Food?
Can a Kitten Eat Adult Cat Food?
Generally, cats that are less than one year of age are considered kittens and should be fed kitten food to ensure they get all of the nutrition they need. Read on to learn when to switch from kitten to cat food.