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Cat Vaccinations

Some people don’t realise that kittens and cats need regular vaccinations just like puppies and dogs do. By getting routine vaccinations for your feline companions will greatly reduced their risk of getting several feline diseases.
A kitten should be vaccinated around nine weeks old and a second round of vaccinations should be given at 12 weeks. Then they should have a booster vaccination yearly. These regular boosters will give your cat protection against cat “flu”, feline parvovirus and feline leukemia.
Below are some of the diseases and vaccinations that your cat should have to keep them healthy and fit.
Feline infectious enteritis also known as FIE is a severe and often fatal internal infection. It is caused by …

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How to Be a Surrogate Cat Mother: Kitten Feeding with a Bottle

Kitten feeding can feel like a difficult process without a mother cat to do it for you. Newborn kittens are so tiny and fragile, and have to operate almost entirely by instinct. It may seem a daunting task at first, but the process of kitten feeding with a bottle is not so much from that of feeding a newborn human. Once they know what to do, they will do it all on their own. All you have to do is show them proper care and follow a few simple guidelines.
Step 1 Make up the bottle of formula. To do this, first sterilize the bottle and nipple in boiling water for several minutes and allow to …

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Know When to Vaccinate your Cat or Kitten

This topic has been discussed so many times by so many different people that it is quite difficult to sort through all the conflicting information. Fortunately, our experts have decided to sort the grain from the chaff and have come up with this article that offers a more objective perspective.
A vaccine is a substance that is made from dead or living pathogens. It is injected into the body through inoculation (intranasal versions have also recently been developed), which causes the body to create antibodies and, therefore, makes your cat immune to getting the disease in the future.
What vaccines does your cat motive, and on what timeline? What are the most common vaccines and what special …

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Major Milestones in Your Kitten’s Development

There’s no better way to spend an hour than to develop your mind, and through this article, youll find something interesting and entertaining to make that one of the best spent houis of the day.
In the first year of life, kittens develop at a rapid rate, both physically and socially. Learn about the major milestones in their development, and how you can help the process along.
First six weeks
For the first week of life, kittens live only to process food and gain nutrients. Their eye and ear canals voracity not yet be open, and the mother cat will take care of all their needs. By the end of week two, their eyes will be completely …

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