Re: New Kitten, Unsure if im doing it right.
Awww....what a cutie!
Keep the wet and dry foods in separate bowls, getting dry food wet and letting it sit for a while will cause bacteria growth. In general, wet food is better than dry there's a lot of info on the Health & Nutrition forum for you to read on wet vs dry and choosing a healthy food.
Kittens that age should be allowed to eat as much as they want (as long as they aren't gorging themselves).
A kitten that age shouldn't be given access to an entire house, it's very intimidating for them. Keep her confined to one room with litter, toys and food (Put litter and food at opposite ends), until she's feeling comfortable. It's normal for them not to eat or poop right away.
A kitten her age is kind of like a toddler...so you need to watch her carefully...she'll get busy playing and forget to go to the litterbox (especially if it's not right near her, don't expect her to go to another room, she'll forget it's there). You need to kitten proof your house...protect wires from her chewing, eliminate access to small hiding places, make sure she can't get at breakables etc.
Make her an appt for a vet visit for sometime next week...you need to get her tested for worms and other parasites, initial vaccinations and generally checked over.
She needs some scratching posts. You need to learn how to clip her nails, have the vets office show you.
That's all I can think of for now. Enjoy the new baby! What's her name? Are you sure it's a her?
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