Tips for a cool and confident kitty

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  • For the healthy development of the kittens, it is important that they stay with the mother till they are eight weeks old.
  • Socialize kittens as they react more readily in the presence of the mother cat.
  • Kittens who are not socialized become scared and stressed and the chances of succumbing to diseases grow larger.
  • The more contact and handling a kitten receives from human, the better adjustment she can make.

(Sudhersena is a volunteer at Blue Cross since 1998, an avid animal lover; she has 9 cats and 3 dogs. She is associated with a number of animal welfare campaigns and programs. For further info, contact: Blue Cross of India, 72 Velachary Road, Chennai – 32, or email – bci@bluecross.org.in)