cat will affect your life!
Make time for
play, grooming and companionship.
Be prepared to
accept that it may catch birds and other prey.
arrangements for when you are away from home.
Make sure your
cat or kitten will not become a nuisance.
Bear in mind that
the cuddly kitten you’ve taken onboard will become a
cat after just six months and will live perhaps for the next
14 years. Cat ownership is a long term commitment
Although many of the Principles
of Natural Health Care outlined on this site are applicable
to both cats and dogs, there are some issues relating to
cats which need highlighting, and this page will be updated
on a regular basis to reflect this.
Choosing a kitten
The first thing to consider when choosing
your kitten is if you are looking for a family companion
or a cat that you intend to show or breed in future.
If you are looking for a family pet, then
the most important consideration will be temperament and
health. When choosing your kitten, you should also take
into consideration the type of home it comes from and it's
mother's state of health. Do not buy a kitten from a breeder
that will not let you see the mother cat. In pedigree cats,
the mother cat should also be a true representative of the
breed. A healthy kitten will have
bright and shiny eyes, glossy coat, clean bottom and an
alert demeanour. Ears should also be clean, nose cool and
damp without any nasal discharge with pale pink mouth and
Burns Real Food for
Burns Product range has varieties to suit cats of all ages
- from kitten to seniors. Based on the natural goodness of
brown rice, with battery-free chicken, ocean fish orfree-range
duck as a source of quality meat - naturally preserved and
free of colours and flavourings
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Some articles of interest
to cat owners