Kitten For Sale – Advice on Buying Your First Kitten
Buying a new kitten for sale can bring a lot of happiness into your home and they make wonderful pets. They require little grooming, can be easily house trained and are naturally very clean animals. Cats also make great companions but are also independent and can amuse and take care of themselves.
Before you look at a kitten for sale there are some things that you should know. Below you will find a few tips and advice on caring for your new kitten.
Choosing Your Kitten:
When looking at kittens for sale and deciding which one to choose you must first know what type of cat you are looking for. If you are buying a family pet the only thing to worry about is that it’s healthy and happy. A healthy kitten will have a glossy coat and bright shiny eyes. If however you are buying a cat to breed or a show cat you will want to make sure you get to see the kitten’s mother, as this cat should be a shining example of the breed.
What you feed your kitten is very important as giving it the wrong food could result in a number of health problems. Kittens for sale will be on a special diet designed specifically for kittens from the age of 4-6 weeks. Initially you should feed him 4 times a day, up until the age of 3 or 4 months and which point you should feed him 2 or 3 times a day. It is at this stage that you will have to decide on wet or dried food. It is generally agreed that dried food is a much better option for a healthy cat. You should also ensure that your cat has constant access to fresh clean water.
Once you have chosen your favourite kitten for sale and he has settled in to your home, you should arrange an appointment at the vet for his vaccinations. The first vaccination should be at 8 weeks and again at 12 weeks to give protection against a number of diseases.
If you can follow these guidelines your new kitten should be well on its way to a happy and healthy life.