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Cat Care: Shopping for Kitten Supplies

www.purina.com http When you are adopting your first cat, there are important kitten supplies you should have before bringing your new pet home. Items such as a carrier, litter box, toys and food will help ease the transition. The Kitten Connection features Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist and Purina Cat Chow Mentor Dr. Karen Sueda. Learn more about pets on The Purina Network www.youtube.com/thepurinanetwork and www.petcentric.com (v/o) The Kitten Connection featuring Dr. Karen Sueda brought to you by Purina Kitten Chow. (Karen) Hi! Im veterinarian and Purina Cat Chow Mentor Doctor Karen Sueda. Bringing a new kitten home is exciting for the whole family. But there are a few things youll want to get ahead of time to make this important transition as fun and enriching as possible for your new feline family member. It all starts with a trip to your local pet supply store! The first thing youll need is a carrier its a must for transporting your kitten home and to and from the veterinarians office. It also gives her a sense of security. Make sure its large enough so she can stand up and turn around. Once you get home, leave the carrier out and let her get familiar with it. You may even want to place some toys or kibble inside to encourage her to enter. That will make being in the carrier a more pleasant experience. Youll also need a litter box and litter. I cover this in more depth in another video in this series. Heres a quick recap: get a manageable size for your new

Purina® Kitten Chow® Launches Webisodes on Kitten Cat Care L

Purina® Kitten Chow® Launches Webisodes on Kitten Cat Care Litter Box Training Dr. Karen Sueda Hosts The Kitten Connection™ Video Series That Provides Kitten Owners With Tips For Raising Healthy, Happy Kittens. Kittens are only kittens for a year, but this short time is the most significant stage of a cat’s development. It’s important for kitten owners to recognize how impressionable kittens are and arm themselves with tools and expert advice to ensure they give their kittens the best start in life. As part of its continuous commitment to sharing professional and practical knowledge with cat owners, Purina Kitten Chow is launching a video series featuring Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist, Dr. Karen Sueda that will be posted on kittenchow.com. The series, titled The Kitten Connection, is designed to quickly and easily show new – and even experienced – kitten owners tips, tricks, and advice that allow them to make the most out of the lives they share with their kittens. “Kitten ownership can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life, so it’s worth it to prepare ahead of time for every aspect of kitten care,” said Dr. Sueda. “The Kitten Connection recognizes the importance of helping kitten owners raise a well-adjusted kitten because it eventually leads to a healthy, happy and well-mannered adult cat.” The Kitten Connection™ consists of 13 informative webisodes that cover many aspects of kitten care. Each video is full of easy steps to help owners enrich their

Cat Care: Kitten Litter Box Training Is a Top Priority for New Cat Owners

www.purina.com http Litter box training your kitten is an important step in raising your cat. Learn how to teach kittens good litter box habits that will help ensure a lifetime of good health for your kitten. The Kitten Connection features Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist and Purina Cat Chow Mentor Dr. Karen Sueda. Learn more about pets on The Purina Network www.youtube.com/thepurinanetwork and www.petcentric.com (v/o) The Kitten Connection featuring Dr. Karen Sueda brought to you by Purina Kitten Chow. (Karen) Hi! Im veterinarian and Purina Cat Chow Mentor Doctor Karen Sueda. Whether youre in the process of selecting a kitten or just welcomed one home, a top priority for nearly everyone is litter box training. But dont worry, litter box training is usually a breeze. Instinct will guide your kitten to develop good litter box habits, but there are some key things you can do to help. Many small kittens find the high walls of full-size litter boxes intimidating. You may want to start with a shorter box and work your way up. Location and privacy are key. Place the litter box in a quiet, out of the way location away from her food and water. Show your kitten where the litter box is, placing her inside and letting her explore. But remember to give her a little space when she digs and takes care of business and then when shes finished, you can calmly praise her. Its very important to develop a cleaning routine. Scoop the litter box daily and change the litter often at least