I Just Got a Kitten. What Do I Do?: How to Buy, Train, Understand, and Enjoy Your Kitten

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 7, 2006 - Pets - 224 pages
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The cat is out of the bag....

CATS ARE DELIGHTFUL AND LOVABLE CREATURES

But they don't always start out that way. Every day, adorable kittens are charming their way into our homes. What happens once they get there? The family's favorite furry bundle of love can quickly become a real handful. But now help is on the way.

From renowned cat-care expert Mordecai Siegal comes the only book written specifically for the baffled "parent" of a new kitten, with all the warmth and wisdom to bring you and your feline safely and happily from the veterinarian's office to the home. Siegal takes readers through the many milestones and challenges of raising a healthy kitten, such as:

• Navigating the adoption process
• Selecting the kitten that's right for you
• Understanding different breeds
• Understanding kitten behavior
• Testing your kitten's personality
• Socializing and bonding
• Meeting your kitten's individual needs
• Kitten training
• Solving common problems, such as scratching furniture, litter box mishaps, plant eating, allergies, medical issues


This warmly written, beautifully illustrated guide is an essential source of wisdom and inspiration for any kitten owner or kitten owner to be.
 

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More cat care titles! The difference here is that while Cats focuses mainly on adult cats, Kitten is devoted to young cat care. British veterinarian Sands (Care and Behaviour of the German Shepherd ... Read full review

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This Helped ALOT When I Was Training My Kitte.

Contents

Introduction
3
Selecting a Kitten
13
A Thumbnail Guide
33
FOUR What to Buy for Your Kitten
67
FIVE Making Friends with Your New Kitten
83
Why They Do What They Do
93
SEVEN Grooming Your Kitten
115
EIGHT Feeding the Kitty FF
135
NINE Training Kittens rr
159
TEN The Short and Sweet Problem Solver
179
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About the author (2006)

Mordecai Siegal has written more than thirty books about dogs, cats, and horses, and edited The Cornell Book of Cats, the most highly respected reference guide on feline medicine for pet owners. He has appeared on many TV shows, including Good Morning America. He has written hundreds of articles and columns for magazines, such as House Beautiful, Harper's Bazaar, Reader's Digest, and Good Housekeeping. He writes a monthly pet column on www.goodnewsforpets.com. He lives in New York City.

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