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Kitten Care 101

Pet Age Staff//October 30, 2019//

Kitten Care 101

Pet Age Staff //October 30, 2019//

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There are two types of consumers: the ones who have never had a pet and will grab any product they see that they think they need, and the ones who do meticulous research on the type of pet they want and the products they need, regardless of whether they have had a pet before or not. These days, more and more consumers are looking deeper into the products available to provide their pets with the best, but it is the responsibility of the manufacturer and retailer to know how to cater to both types of consumers, especially when it comes to kitten products.

Kittens have an array of necessities, such as food, litter, litter boxes, toys and everything in between. For the uncertain consumer, this alone may seem daunting. These are the consumers who benefit greatly from your knowledge on the products available. Not only does it narrow down their choices and make them feel more confident, it helps you build a strong bond that will keep them coming back.

Any pet, or human, in the early stage of its life has seemingly endless energy and curiosity. The research-driven consumer wants products that enhance their kitten’s senses and overall wellness. Therefore, having a wide selection of products available with the right ingredients or materials and designed with the kitten in mind gives those consumers the opportunity to find the exact product they are looking for. It also gives options to the uncertain consumer if they have a particularly finicky kitten.

These products cater to both types of consumers because they address the basic needs of every kitten while offering features that benefit a kitten’s individuality and personality. Remember to educate both types of consumers on the benefits these brands offer so that they each can prioritize their kitten’s well-being.

Oxyfresh-Pet-Deodorizer-16oz-300dpiOxyfresh Deodorizer

Your new kitten is adorable; she’s purrfectly sweet, full of cuddles and spunky as they come. She’s also a little stinker—literally! Pet odors happen, from those uh-oh accidents to that looming litter box funk. That’s why we crafted our Pet Deodorizer. Veterinarian recommended, fragrance-free and fast-acting, our award-winning formula is super safe, completely non-toxic, and ready to eliminate all those surprisingly “OMG” odors your cute new kitten creates.



FROMM gold-kitten nursing motherFromm Kitten Gold

For kittens and pregnant or nursing mothers, Kitten Gold is naturally formulated with duck, chicken, liver, whole eggs and real Wisconsin cheese. It’s enhanced with probiotics to aid digestion and salmon oil for a healthy coat. Fromm foods are prepared in small batches with fresh ingredients delivered daily.






HauspantherBamboleos2Hauspanther Cat Toys

These cat toys are as satisfying for cats as they are for people. Each toy encourages a different kind of play behavior from stalking and pouncing to chasing and tossing, keeping cats active and entertained. The abstract shapes, unique textures and sophisticated modern colors make the toys look like modern art on your living room floor. Who says cat toys can’t be beautiful?


Messy Mutts Silicone Litter MatMessy Cats – Silicone Litter Mat

Soft silicone spikes graduate from long to short to trap the grit while being gentle on messy cats’ sensitive paws. The easy-to-clean silicone material keeps it from sliding around and creating further mess. The unique silicone material naturally attracts dust, and the universal design accommodates various litter box styles.







Arty Cat Scratcher - P.L.A.Y.Arty Cat Scratcher

Arty, P.L.A.Y.’s two-in-one cat scratcher, has multiple surfaces and angles to handle every cat’s needs. Designed for the fiercest scratchers, it’s made with FDA-certified corrugated recycled paper, offering extra durability and preventing excessive fiber shedding. Its bold, curved design separates into two pieces and can be used together or apart.



Sanicat cat litter has been at the very heart of pet care for more than 35 years. Sanicat is the number one cat litter brand in Europe and is proudly sourced, mined and manufactured in the United States. This oxygen-infused cat litter controls odor-causing bacteria and eliminates odors for a full month. It’s made with Wyoming Bentonite, a natural mineral that offers the most powerful clumping and absorption action worldwide.




Processed with VSCO with a6 presetKitty Babble Ball

Pet Qwerks has a new generation of the popular Kitty Babble Ball. It makes over 20 squeaks, peeps, meows and interactive sounds. It’s catnip-infused and rechargeable. It starts making sounds when touched and turns off automatically. The Babble Ball is a great exercise toy that can relieve boredom.





Petmate Oval BowlThe Oval Bowl

The Oval Bowl is great for cats that are susceptible to whisker sensitivity or whisker stress (causing them to not eat) because the flatter and wider bowl mimics the shape of whiskers, which helps reduce stress. The stainless material helps reduce the risk of bacteria, which causes chin acne, and the slight wall incline prevents messes. The bowl holds three ounces of canned food.




Purina KittenPurina Cat Food

Whether a kitten, adult or senior cat, Purina has food products that meet their nutritional needs and unique preferences. All Purina products feature real, natural ingredients and have a taste that cats of all ages love. Available in canned or dry food options with an assortment of flavors and styles.





TrueBlue fresh fur cat wipesTrueBlue Cat Wipes

TrueBlue’s Cat Wipes use an all-natural cleansing solution that is mild yet effective. The ingredients include milk, which gently cleans even the most delicate skin, and honeysuckle, which has anti-microbial properties and also imparts a light, fresh scent. Each tub contains 50 extra-thick, pre-moistened wipes.



Tiki pets cat born Carnivore_KITTENTiki Cat Born Carnivore for Kittens

Tiki Cat Born Carnivore for Kittens is high in protein from real chicken combined with highly digestible egg and nutrient-packed chicken liver for taste. This grain-free Chicken & Egg Luau flavor includes Omega-6 and Omega-3 essential fatty acids from salmon oil and flaxseeds, as well as pumpkin to help support healthy digestion. There is added DHA and folic acid for healthy brain and eye development.




Elseys KittenAttractBoxKitten Attract

Dr. Elsey’s Kitten Attract is a training litter made of premium litter with superior clumping ability and ground to an ideal granule size and texture for a kitten’s tender paws. Kitten Attract litter contains a kitten-specific natural herbal attractant that piques a kitten’s curiosity to use the litter box. The combination of herbs, texture, and particle size provides a unique and effective solution for owners of kittens.




Tropiclean Cat ShampooWaterless Cat Shampoo

TropiClean’s easy-to-use foaming waterless cat shampoos keep kittens fresh and clean between baths, no rinsing required! TropiClean Dander Reducing Waterless Cat Shampoo and TropiClean Deep Cleaning Waterless Cat Shampoo are both enriched with a mild coconut cleanser to help provide a gentle, yet effective clean. Perfect for between baths or for cats who dislike water.




PURRfect Wild Hemp Cat Toy Vee 2PURRfect Wild Hemp Cat Toy

This irresistible hemp toy full of colorful feathers and hemp cord is sure to capture any kitten’s attention and lure them into hours of chasing, hunting and attacking. Made in the USA, it features a natural hemp cord, natural tinted feathers and multi-colored hemp tails.