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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-19-2009, 05:55 PM Thread Starter
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I have recently noticed my 5 month old kitten has been chewing on a few things. She is close to the right age for teething, but I have also heard of something called Pica. Does anyone have any information on Pica? Like what Pica is and so forth.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-19-2009, 11:20 PM
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Given her age, you're more than likely dealing with teething and normal kitten behavior.

This article describes pica:

http://www.manhattancats.com/Articles/PICA.htm


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Mongrel just lost her very first tooth yesterday, so I am now positive she is teething. Thank you for the information on Pica.
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I found that Bitter Apple spray helped when the twins were younger. It's usually kept in the "dog" section, but it's safe for dogs and cats.

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