Kitten Articles

Whether you’re trying to understand your new kitten’s quirky behaviours or you want to understand kitten health and feeding recommendations, our experts are here to help. Explore all our kitten articles below to find the information you need to help give your kitten her best life.

Featured Kitten Articles

A grey kitten laying on its back

Bringing a kitten home can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Your kitten’s first few weeks at home are a time of exploration, confidence-building and important introductions to other pets and people.

Kibble
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.
A grey kitten using a litter box

Training your kitten to use the litter box is a necessary task when you introduce a fuzzy new family member into your household.

Articles

  • Bringing a kitten home can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Your kitten’s first few weeks at home are a time of exploration, confidence-building and important introductions to other pets and people.

  • Kitten separation anxiety happens when your kitten becomes distressed when you leave home. Kittens are quieter about their distress, and they aren’t likely to bark, howl or chew like dogs do. Read on to learn more.
  • Even with good care, your kitten may not always be in the best of health. Read on for a list of symptoms that may need veterinary attention.
  • She’s your personal welcome home party, your purring pillow companion and your little lap warmer on a cold winter’s night. As a responsible pet owner, you want to keep her healthy and safe — and that’s where spaying comes in.

  • Bringing a new kitten home is an exciting time for the whole family and in the weeks to come, her personality will start to come out. Learn how to help your kitten will settle into her new surroundings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.