Where To Find A Healthy Kitten
It is essential to choose a healthy kitten. One picked up from the street should be approached with caution. Despite the pro neutering campaigns
of welfare agencies, un-neutered unaltered cats do roam freely.
This, together with the rapid maturation of the cat, makes it possible for a four month old to become pregnant, resulting in the next
Such kittens may not be physically strong; they may have been separated from their mother too soon, and are unlikely to have had any
veterinary attention or inoculations.
Diseases such as feline influenza and feline enteritis can strike a very young kitten and kill rapidly. In addition, feline immune deficient
diseases or feline AIDS may be present.
Acceptable Free Gifts
Some owners allow their cats to have one litter before neutering, and then offer the kittens free to a good home. They may ask searching
questions about your ability to look after the kittens well.
Take this in good grace, for these are people who want the best for their kittens. The two farm kittens probably come from a long line of good
hunters. Their strength is largely dependent on the physical well being of their mother and her ability to rear them successfully until
A kitten is hand fed using a syringe and special formula milk, as the mother has either dies or is unable to take care of her litter. The
weight is the hand reared kitten is checked daily.
It needs to gain about nine gram a day, and to be kept constantly warm. Members of the cat family range from the great, roaring cats such as
the lions and tiger to the small domestic cat.
They are separated into different geneses family sub division, not because of their size, but because of differences in their anatomy. These
enable members of the genus to roar, while the small cats cannot do so.