So you are adding a kitten to your family, congratulations! Are you prepared for kitty's
arrival? Every new pet needs a few essentials in order to live happily in their new
home. Make sure you have all of the things you need on hand before Felix arrives.
New Kitten? Are You Prepared?
Food and Water Dishes
Litter Box and Scoop
Toys (a must!)
All of the items listed in the pink box can be found at your
local pet supply store (such as PetSmart!). You should also
shop online as you can often find GREAT prices and more
of a selection. a It is a good idea to do your homework so
that you purchase the products that best fit your new cat’s
needs. It is also important to make sure that your cat’s new
home is “kitty proof.” Your cat will need a safe, clean
environment in order to thrive!
Secure all escape routes
Secure kitchen cupboards
Make sure there are no strangling hazzards
Secure electrical wiring
Remove toxic plants
Make certain all cosmetics and medications are out of
Make sure all chemical hazzards are put away (anti-freeze,
house-hold cleaners, etc.)
Be Safe! Kitty Proof Your Home!
Remember, cats are naturally curious and will investigate anything that they find
interesting! They will often taste, sniff and touch almost everything they come across.
Play it safe and “kitty proof” before you bring home your new bundle of fur. For more
information, please visit the Kitten Care Guide!