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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-21-2016, 08:58 PM
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Resources for first-time kitten owners?

Apologies if there's a sticky for this that I missed!

I've had cats my whole life, but I've pretty much always gotten them as teenagers or adults. Now I'm considering a young kitten for the first time, and I want to make sure I do my research.

Can anyone recommend any good books, websites, etc. that will help us set off on the right foot with a little kitten? I recently heard of the book Think Like a Cat, by Pam Johnson-Bennett. Has anyone read it? Is it a good one?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-2016, 03:44 AM
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I have heard about that book, that it's a good one, I mean I have 3 cats, all of them are kittens and they are pretty easy, just some dump accidents but that's all

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-2016, 11:11 AM
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I have heard about the book but I have not yet read it. But this forum is helpful too, you can get the info you need.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-24-2016, 03:54 AM
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Hi and welcome to the forum, Rexicorn !

There are two marvelous websites I recommend....completely reliable and science-based....and written in plain English.

The first should probably be a prerequisite to adopting a cat, because it covers the basic, fundamental info on proper nutrition: Feeding Your Cat: Know the Basics of Feline Nutrition - Lisa A. Pierson DVM Besides fundamental dietary info, there's a ton of other must-knows....like, check out the 'vaccinations' article there.....then, the others.

The second is also, IMO, a must-read for anyone living with a cat.While appropriate nutrition might appear to prevent "output" issues, there are few of us who have not had to deal with stuff like this - it's a 'light' read with choices for how you wish to digest it all Here it is: Feline Constipation.org

Hope that helps !
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