A puppy, of whatever kind, inspires tenderness and care, whether you decide to adopt or buy a puppy cat, it needs a lot of attention and a friendly environment to develop. Although cats seem more independent than other pets, they also demand attention and certain care that you must guarantee to make their development as pleasant as possible. If you have a puppy and you do not have much idea of its care in a How we show you how to care for a puppy cat.
Steps to follow:
Puppy cats are very dependent and helpless since their mobility is quite limited and their visual and auditory capacity will not have developed, so they will need a lot of care to grow satisfactorily.
Although they do not need a daily walk, they will appreciate that you spend quality time with them, as they are very playful and require your attention. Also remember that cats live between 13 and 17 years so you will have acquired a lifelong commitment to take care of him, so be patient and dedicate time.
If you have other animals at home have patience to adapt to each other, if there are other cats it will be necessary to put the kitten in quarantine in order to avoid risk of infection, with dogs there are no such problems.
Pay attention to their needs. They are usually related to basic things such as food and physical contact, so you feel protected, so you should create a space for him to be warm and away from the air currents, keep warm, but without going as you could cause dehydration. Make him soft love so that they feel the contact and do not become an aggressive or too shy cat.
Food is another important point to know how to care for a puppy cat. There is a lot of variety in this, that is why it is necessary that in the first months of life the vet be the one who recommends a type of food and especially do not give him food of your food, you must accustom him to eat yours and nothing else.
On the other hand you must teach her how to use the sandbox to familiarize her with it. If your puppy cat is already more than three weeks old, your sphincters will be developed, if you are a newborn you will have to help him by giving a light massage on his anus with a cotton swab and warm water. Keep the litter box clean and place it in a quiet place where the cat can relieve itself. Avoid using sand with a very strong smell, wash the box once a week to prevent unpleasant odors accumulate and change the sand at least 2 times a week.
You must guarantee some accessories for your fun and others that are necessary for cats, like a scraper. There are many types, there are some that come in levels for your cat to climb, but as it is quite small we recommend a simple one. On the other hand buy colorful ribbons, balls with bells to entertain and you can play with it, a laser pointer can also be a good choice.
Other care you should take into account for a puppy cat is brushing your hair, but you must choose the right brush for your type of coat, with which you do it once a week is enough, in case of short coats, if it is long it is preferable to be daily to avoid swallowing too much hair when licking.
Bathe the puppy cat from 3 months of age in this way he will get used to it and when he grows up he will not be afraid, he uses warm water and a special shampoo. Keep in mind that you should also clean your ears, eyes, teeth and cut your nails. Fill yourself with patience because it will not be an easy task, but it is necessary. The vaccines are also important from 2 months, so do not forget to take it to the veterinarian, this can also recommend administering an antiparasitic
There are also some emergencies that can occur in puppy cats so you should pay close attention to their behavior, some symptoms that your puppy is not well are:
If after two days at home your cat is shy without encouragement to play, you should consult the veterinarian because it is possible that he is sick.
- If your eyes ooze fluid, you probably have conjunctivitis.
- Loss of appetite
- Excessive drooling
- If your stools are liquid.
- If you have bad breath even after brushing.
This article is merely informative, in a Pet O Club we do not have the power to prescribe any veterinary treatment or make any kind of diagnosis. We invite you to take your pet to the veterinarian in case of any type of condition or discomfort.