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Kitten Care And Development Guide

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Growth And Development Kittens weigh an average of 4 ounces at birth and gain about half an ounce everyday or 4 ounces per week after being born. You can weigh a kitten to obtain an age estimate without having to look at the teeth if that proves too difficult for a

How to Take Vital Signs in Your Cat

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Taking vital signs at home is a great skill that you can utilize to assure yourself that your cat is doing fine or needs to see a veterinarian for an exam. You will be taking your cats temperature, respiration rate, heart rate, and assessing pain. Do not assess pain

Cat Flea Preventative And Treatment Options

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Flea preventatives are available in sprays, dips, pills, spot on treatments, and shots. You can purchase almost any flea product through your veterinarian or in a local Petco store. I strongly recommend that people avoid buying flea products at other retail stores such as Walmart because they are often

Upper Respiratory Infection in Cats

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Upper respiratory infection is a common illness in cats which can cause a variety of clinical signs that have to do with nose, mouth, and throat area. It closely mimics the human cold in the way that it is transmitted and exhibited. Every cat will respond to upper respiratory

Choosing The Best Bowl For Your Cat

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Deciding the best kind and size of bowl to use for your cat may seem hard at first  since there is a vast array of choices available at various pet stores. There is plenty of options such as plastic, ceramic, and stainless steel. The ideal bowl should meet several
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