Kitten socialization and play
Socialization should start as early as possible to avoid any unwanted behaviors and help them develop into confident, even-tempered adult cats. Find out how and why you should socialize your kitten.
Kitten socialization FAQs
While kittens are often seen to be independent, it’s important to guide their behavior early on in life, set simple rules, and encourage sociable habits. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions about socialization and tips on how to get started.
The basics of socialization
To be able to successfully socialize your kitten and introduce them to new sights, sounds, people, places, and smells, there are a number of things to take into consideration.
How to look after your kitten’s mental and physical well-being
- Stay healthy
- Learn new skills
- Keep mentally agile
- Explore their surroundings
- Avoid obesity
- Protect themselves against health problems later in life
- Build a strong bond with you
How to keep your kitten active
Signs that your kitten needs more exercise
If you’re wondering whether your kitten needs more exercise, here are a few of the tell-tale signs to look out for:
Tailored nutrition for kittens
ROYAL CANIN® kitten nutrition supports growth and development by providing all the nutrients essential to a kitten's needs in the first year of life.