Do you know at what age a kitten can leave its mother? When a breeder shows you a five-week old kitten and says he’s old enough to be rehomed right after you make the payment, would you believe him?
As we wrote in our previous article about cat socialization, childhood is the intensive learning period for cats. There are plenty of tasks and experiences they must learn, and the most important part of it is the stuff that kittens learn from their mother.
Kitten should not be scared of people at the age when he is moving to his new home (about 10 to 12 weeks of age or later).
If he is, it may indicate to improper socialization, which means, he had a bad or lack of experience with humans in his early life. Good news is, you are still able to work in gaining his trust and confidence.
Bringing a new kitten, or even an adult cat home is stressful to all parties involved, and, unfortunately, it is not possible to eliminate it. It’ s too high. In this article, we want to teach you how to introduce a kitten to his new home, so the stress involved is minimized as much as possible.
In this article we are going to discuss several places where you could get a good and healthy kitten. Are shelters good places to go, are reputable breeders only ones who are able to guarantee that their kittens will be healthy? Or is bringing a kitten from the street a good choice? We’ll find out.