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Caring for Kittens from Birth to Eight Weeks

February 21, 2022 7:05 pm Published by

Congratulations on your new kitten—or kittens! Whether you’ve adopted a kitten or your cat gave birth to a litter, you’re ready to learn about how to care for kittens. Here’s what to expect when kittens come into your life. The first week You probably know that kittens are born with their eyes shut, but did you know that their ears are shut as well? This means that they rely heavily on their other senses—touch and smell. The kittens’ mother will care for them by cleaning them frequently. The kittens receive warmth from their mother, and cleaning provides stimulation of vital... View Article

Steps to Provide Proper Dental Care for Your Cat

February 7, 2022 7:05 pm Published by

Routine dental maintenance is just as important for pets as it is for humans. From an early age, cat dental care is vital for preventing diseases like gingivitis and conditions like plaque buildup. Without taking the right steps, your cat could end up with infections and tooth loss. Here’s what you should be doing in terms of cat oral care. The importance of dental care for cats Left in the wild, cats clean their teeth by chewing on grass or bones, but domestic cats don’t have a suitable replacement. Because your cat can’t tell you exactly when their teeth are... View Article

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