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Kittens For Dummies

Author: Dusty Rainbolt  

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PUBLISHED: 17th September 2019
ISBN: 9781119609117
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  • Paperback
PUBLISHED: 17th September 2019
ISBN: 9781119609117

Author Biography

Dusty Rainbolt is Product Reviewer for Catnip, former Product Editor for Whole Cat Journal, and an award-winning writer.

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Explore your options to find the perfect kitten Choose the right food, litter, and toys Learn how to correct common behavioral issues Your guide to selecting and raising the purr-fect feline friend! Kittens are undeniably cute, but they can be a handful! Learn how best to care for your kitty companion -- get the scoop on basic health issues and pick up tips on keeping your kitten out of trouble. Understand common behaviors and how to bond with your new furry friend. From choosing the right litter box and cat carrier to visiting the vet, this handy reference helps you through the most challenging yet delightful stage of your pet's life. Inside... How to kitten-proof your home What to look for in a healthy new feline friend Safe ways to introduce kitty to children and other pets Expert help to prevent and treat feline illnesses Tips for rescuing an orphaned kitten

Publisher Description

Kittens For Dummies (9781119609117) was previously published as Kittens For Dummies (9780764541506). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

Who can resist the charm of a kitten, those energetic, curious creatures whose cuteness factors fall somewhere between adorable and irresistible? But as animal shelters across the country can attest, those enchanting balls of fluff quickly mature into full-grown cats with their own requirements for healthy, happy lives.

Kittens For Dummies is your source for understanding what you can expect if you decide to welcome a high energy and high maintenance four-legged friend into your home. You'll not only figure out if you're ready to fit a kitty into your lifestyle, but also how to go about

Adopting or buying the right kitten for you

Making sure your home is kitten-proof

Introducing your new pet to children and other pets

Preventing and treating feline illnesses

Dealing with behavioral issues

Rescuing an orphaned kitten

Books abound about kitten care. Unlike many of them-those that seem to require a veterinary medicine degree to figure out-Kittens For Dummies explains everything in plain, everyday English. And like the subject itself, this handy reference is full of fun. In entertaining, informative language, the friendly guide gives you the real deal on

Doling out plenty of love, attention, and patience

Deciding whether kitty will be allowed to explore the outdoors

Making your kitten comfy with the right supplies and accessories

Knowing how often to ring the dinner bell

Recognizing emergencies that call for quick trips to the veterinarian

Locating qualified caretakers when you travel

Nurturing kitty into adulthood

Before you take the giant leap into kitten ownership-a wonderful and sometimes chaotic world-check out the expert advice in a resource that's bound to become as constant a companion as your purr-fect pet.

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