If you are getting ready to adopt a kitten and you aren't sure what all you need to do in advance, it's important to make arrangements before you bring the animal home. You want to know how you're going to care for the pet if there is an emergency, how you're going to keep the cat safe and entertained while you have to travel or go to work, and you want to know how to train and entertain the kitten. Being an owner means more than just feeding and playing with the animal. Find the following things.
Even if the kitten has been vaccinated at the place where you are adopting it, you want to take it to a veterinarian so the vet can get acquainted with your pet, and so they can check to make sure the pet is healthy and developing correctly. You can also schedule to have the pet spayed or neutered, to have it declawed, or address any other concerns that you have at the time.
Kitty Day Care
If you are going to work throughout the day or you have times when you have to take long trips away, you want to find a day care or boarding facility. The more familiar the kitten is with the location, the easier it will be to leave them there, and the more comfortable the animal will be. The workers will know your animal and you'll be able to board your animal with confidence when you have an unexpected need to board.
Groomer and Training
A couple of other considerations are a groomer to groom the cat, to ensure that it's clean and the hair is kept short, and a trainer. You can take the kitten to training classes to help improve its temperament, and these classes will also help you learn how to be a cat owner. If you have never owned a kitten, these learning and training classes are ideal.
If you are going to bring home a kitten, having the basics like food, toys, litter, and other cat items are necessary, but these are other things that you want to prepare for and have arranged in advance. There are several different professionals that can help you with the needs that you have to care for your kitten while you are working, when they are sick, and when you want to train them and learn to be the best owner. Click here for more info.Share
31 October 2016
After our youngest daughter was in high school, I realized that I liked having people around to take care of and that my window for doing that was closing quickly. Instead of having more children, I decided to see about adopting a pet or two. I looked everywhere for a dog and a cat that would meld well with my lifestyle, and it was incredible to find a pet that I really connected with. However, I was able to find pets that I absolutely adored, and so I made them a part of our home. This blog is here to help new pet owners to adjust to their new situation and to learn to love everything about having new pets.