Kitten Care Guide Birth to 1 Year

Bottle feed newborns every 2-3 hours. Wean onto wet food at 4 weeks, mixed with formula. Transition to dry food at 12 weeks.

Feeding and Weaning

Take kittens to the vet at 4, 8, 12, and 16 weeks for exams, deworming, and a series of core vaccines.

Vet Visits and Vaccines 

Start litter training at 4 weeks old. Place kittens in box after meals and naps. Offer praise and treats when they use it.

Litter Training  

Socialize kittens with new sights, sounds, smells, people, and pets. Handle paws, ears, and mouths daily.

Socialization and Handling

Fix kittens by 5-6 months to prevent marking and aggression. Vets advise timing based on kitten's maturity.

Spay or Neuter

Start simple training at 8 weeks using rewards like treats or play. Provide interactive toys to encourage exercise.


Lock away toxic items, cover cords/outlets, provide scratching posts, and limit access until trained.

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