Checking the fuzziness of a kitten's coat is one way to determine if it's a long-coat cat; once it's eight weeks old, a long-haired kitten's fur starts its slow growing process, making it look fuzzier than short-haired b... More »

Long-haired Persian kittens are known for their unique, flowing coats that require daily grooming, as well as for their gentle personalities and easy-going dispositions. Persian kittens are a quiet breed that doesn't voc... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

Kittens stop growing once they reach full adulthood, depending on their breed and genetic profile, but some breeds can have explosive growth spurts in the first four years of life, such as the Ragdoll, according to The C... More »

Kitten owners may de-flea a kitten as early as 4 weeks of age if using Capstar, an oral medication for killing fleas. Topical medications cannot be applied until the kitten reaches 8 weeks of age, and some may not be app... More »

Kittens should stay with their mother until they are 8 weeks old. The longer a kitten stays with her mother, the more socialized and well developed she will be. More »

An Abyssinian cat is one of the oldest known breeds, recognized for its playfulness, graceful gait and interesting appearance. The Abyssinian resembles some of the Egyptian cat breeds, such as the Mau, with its gently sl... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

The Egyptian Mau is a breed of cat known for its spotted fur and outgoing personality. It is the only domestic cat with naturally occurring spots on its short coat. Egyptian Mau cats are lean and generally weigh about 12... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats