Health is fragile

The first weeks and months of life are key to giving your kitten the perfect start to life.

Advice on caring for your kitten through each development stage

Birth-4 weeks

Neonatal period

The newborn kittens stay close to their mother and slowly make sense of the world.

First stage
Sacred Birman kittens lying down in black and white on a white background

Meet Our Puppy & Kitten Expert Board

The Puppy & Kitten Expert Board was created to unite some of the best specialists in the veterinary world to help ensure that cats and dogs have a healthy start in life. We know that begins long before they are born in many cases, and affects their health and life long in the future.

Get to know the experts
Royal Canin Puppy and Kitten Expert Board members portraits