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Living With Kittens

Kitten behaviors

Understand your kitten's body language and behaviors will help you learn what she's trying to tell you.

Transportation and travel

It is inevitable that at some point you will have to transport your kitten. Leaarn how to make this travel time safe and comfortable for her.

Scratching and spraying

Scratching and spraying may not be the most desirable thing your kitten can do, but they're a natural part of being a cat. What you can do as the owner of a new kitten is to understand that your kitten is not misbehaving.

Litter box training

Cats are naturally very clean and chances are your kitten will already have learned how to use the litter box from her mother before she comes to live with you.

Scratch post training

Kittens love to scratch, both for exercise and to mark territory, but you can protect your home by teaching her to use a scratching post instead of your furniture.

Obedience training

Kittens don't understand punishment, so you must encourage good behavior with rewards.

Command training

Take advantage of your kitten's curiosity and intelligence by teaching her a few simple commands.

Other training methods

Clicker training can help you progress from giving food rewards to giving praise when teaching commands to your kitten.

Kitten proofing your home

Growing kittens love to explore, but need protection from household items that are dangerous if swallowed.

Planning a safe holiday for your cat

Here are some helpful tips on how you can keep your pets healthy, happy and safe during the holidays.

Winter tips for your cat

With temperatures dipping, your cat will need a little special attention to stay warm, happy, healthy and safe in winter.

Enjoy summer with your cat

Whether your cat lives outside or has the chance to explore only now and then, here are tips to ensure she stays safe.

Helping your cat cope with loud thunder and fireworks

It's not uncommon for a cat to be afraid of loud noises, especially thunder and fireworks.

Relocating with your cat

Cats develop strong bonds with their environment so house moves are potentially stressful.

Playing with your cat

Playing with your cats is an important part of maintaining their health and your bond with them.

Managing allergies to cats

There's a lot you can do to make your life easier if you have allergies and a cat.

Cats and children

Children and cats can live and play together wonderfully, provided they can respect one another.

Meeting your cat's needs in winter

Changing weather means changing needs for your cat, especially during the winter.

Meeting your cat's needs in summer

Warmer weather can present particular challenges to your cat.