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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.

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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.

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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.
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Litter box training should be easy for you and your kitten. Most kittens naturally feel the urge to dig in substrate material as early as four weeks. Learn how to help your kitten develop good litter box habits.

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Weaning is a big step in a kitten’s life, it occurs when they move from their mother’s milk to eating solid food. This step is important because kittens become more socially independent and rely less on their mother.

Kittens are always on the move - hiding in nooks and crannies, chasing pieces fluff and even answering nature’s call without a warning.

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.
Kittenhood is a playful, adorable time in a cat’s life. It is also a time for a high-energy diet that meets the demands of her growing and developing body. Read on to learn how to feed a kitten.
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.

Unless you’re buying a purebred for breeding purposes, having your kitten neutered (for males) or spayed (for females) is highly recommended.

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.
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.