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6 edition of We"re having a kitten! found in the catalog.

We"re having a kitten!

from the big decision through the crucial first year

by Eric Swanson

  • 151 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Kittens.,
  • Cats.,
  • Cat breeds.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric Swanson ; introduction by Allen M. Schoen ; illustrations by Bob Dombrowski.
    LC ClassificationsSF442 .S9 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL678326M
    ISBN 100312170629
    LC Control Number97024682

    Kittens are adorable and playful, but they're also unique individuals that have personalities, needs, and behaviors of their own. Before welcoming a new kitten (or kittens) to your home, you'll need to prepare your home for a curious critter with the ability to climb, leap, and scratch.   Kitten vaccinations usually happen around nine and 12 weeks, so your kitten may have had one or both vaccinations already. If not, book a vet’s appointment straight away. Your kitten will .

    Cats have among the best hearing of all land animals. They are born deaf, but when their amazing sense of hearing is fully developed by 4 weeks of age, they can h cycles per second (or. From Kittens For Dummies. By Dusty Rainbolt. Who can resist a kitten — a fuzzy bundle of mad antics and big, winsome eyes? If you’re contemplating getting a kitten, you need to know what traits to look for, what supplies to have on hand, and what to watch out for — both in your home and in your kitten’s behavior — so that your feline friend stays happy and healthy.

    Definition of have kittens in the Idioms Dictionary. have kittens phrase. What does have kittens expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. have more chins than a Chinese phone book; have more holes than Swiss cheese; have more important fish to fry;. Most kittens like to have their own place to rest, but don’t be disappointed if she chooses to ignore her new bed. Until you see what your kitten’s preferences are, you may not want to spend a lot of money on a fancy wicker basket or plush bed. Begin with a simple, cardboard “bed.” Get a roomy cardboard box with sides high enough to.

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We"re having a kitten! by Eric Swanson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Love this adorable book about kitties. Has beautiful photos of the cat and kittens and a cute story. The only drawback is that the example of the pet owner's actions is not a great one; lets the kitten keep getting outside, has it in situations and lets it play with articles that are unsafe for a cat, but I think it gives the reader a good opportunity to point out to the child these flaws in.

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Anne /5(7). Choose a kitten as you would choose a partner-- carefully. With the help of a personal questionnaire, profiles of various breeds and their personalities, and charts listing the main characteristics of more than 40 cat breeds, with Eric Swanson's We're Having a Kitten.

you'll be on your way to caring for a cuddly new : Eric Swanson. Etymology. Ailuranthropy comes from the Greek words ailouros meaning "cat", and anthropos, meaning "human" and refers to human/feline transformations, or to other beings that combine feline and human root word is also used in ailurophobia, the most common term for a phobia of cats.

Ailuranthrope is a lesser-known term that refers to a feline Were having a kitten! book Therianthrope.

The ship's cat has been a common feature on many trading, exploration, and naval ships dating to ancient times. Cats have been carried on ships for many reasons, most importantly to control rodents. Vermin aboard a ship can cause damage to ropes, woodwork, and more recently, electrical wiring.

Also, rodents threaten ships' stores, devour crews' foodstuff, and could cause economic. 39 Things You Should Know Before Getting A Cat If you're looking for a new buddy, consider adopting from your local shelter or search on average lifespan of a cat is 13 to 17 years, but a lot of cats have been known to live over Do not declaw your overpopulation is a huge problem so it's extremely important to ALWAYS spay and neuter your everything on your supply list before you even bring your cat home.

(more items). 1) Don’t Treat Your Kitten Like an Adult Cat. Just as a human infant has vastly different needs than a teenager, a kitten will have care requirements distinct from those of a fully matured cat.

In addition, you should consider a kitten’s various stages of development when caring for her: Under eight weeks of age. Before You Buy or Adopt: Signs of Good Health How to tell if the kitten you're bringing home is healthy.

Kitten Care. Newborn Kitten Care Advice for caring for a kitten during the first weeks of life. Nutrition Tips for Kittens Kittens have special nutritional needs. Get the facts. Yes, You Can Train a Cat It's a great chance to bond with kitty.

Congratulations. You've added a new kitten to the family. This is a fun and exciting time as you get to know this adorable little newcomer.

This is also a time when a great amount of learning takes place and your kitten needs you to be prepared so you can start her off on the right foot. To make things easier, efficient and safe for everyone concerned, here is a list of some general essentials.

The kitten should have also been to the vet at least once for vaccines, a fecal check, and a physical examination, but refrain from taking your kitten anywhere other than a vet’s office until they are fully vaccinated. Stay on schedule with the recommended initial vaccines and while there, ask your vet about monthly preventatives for fleas.

In "Kitten Books For Kids: Kitten Care and Kitten Training Made Simple In This Kitten Picture Book!" children's author Julie Pearson explains to children exactly what they need to know about looking after a kitten /5(2).

Mothers are key to having a happy, secure kitten: Well-socialized cats are more likely to have well-socialized kittens. Kittens often mirror their mothers' calm or fearful attitude toward people; this is a normal part of their socialization. Thanks for being patient, Dear Readers, while I got back on track.

I have a stack of books here, so more reviews will be up soon. disclaimer: The books reviewed in this post were sent to me by Albert Whitman & Company to review for this blog.

I read all the books and all opinions expressed here are my own. Cats crave comfortable and secure snoozing spots. While a cat bed isn’t considered a necessity, most cats love having a soft space all their own. In addition to the standard pillow-like cat bed, there are elevated cat beds and cat beds integrated with cat trees to satisfy the feline’s natural desire for using vertical space.

Litter Boxes. Decreases risk of stroke: Studies show that cat owners are less likely to be at risk for having a stroke than any other pet owner. Scientists speculate this is also because of a cat’s lower-maintenance ownership. Therapeutic benefits: Having a cat can release oxytocin in your body, the hormone known for inducing feelings of love and trust.

Adding a kitten to your life can be a fun and loving experience for you and your feline. Sometimes, litters of kittens find themselves in need of safe homes with someone who will love and care for them as part of a lifelong commitment.

If you're looking to add a young cat to your life and hope to find free kittens, there are countless options that may help you find your match. Kittens from either mills or pet stores are likely to have parasites, hidden genetic and health problems, and significant socialization deficiencies.

People are often taken in by those pitiful little faces and want to save them, but every well-intentioned “rescue” from a pet store condemns one more mother cat to. The average lifespan of a cat is 13 to 17 years, but a lot of cats have been known to live over Remember that bringing a kitty home is a lifelong commitment.

If you have an older cat, for example, expect a settling-in period while the long-time resident gets used to the new kid on the block. If your pets don’t seem to be making friends, don’t worry. Cats don’t always form close social bonds with other pets, or with cats from outside their litter.

Around now your kitten will need their second vaccinations. You should also book them in to be neutered (at four months), and ask your vet about worming.

Spend lots of time playing with your kitten every day. - Mental stimulation is also important so play games like hiding their food. Try some kitten training like having them come to you when.

Unlike the dog, the cat’s personality is never bet on a human’s. He demands acceptance on his own terms.” – Lloyd Alexander “Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.” – W.

L. George “Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.”. The effect of having already seen my family’s cat Edie die (a limp, a lump, those were the only times, actually, that she let my daughter cuddle her) is that now my child too assumes the end is.So you took the big step, you brought a new kitten into your home.

Now, the first thing you can do is unplug the television because this kitten will be your new and constant source of entertainment.

If, by some chance, you have 2 new kittens, you can also put your books away and be prepared for many memorable hours.