Caring For Home Russian Blue Kittens

When you buy any available russian blue kittens, you must be prepared to give them the required food and meet their other needs. On your list of priorities, there should be enough food and attention. However, the food given to the kittens must be monitored so that the cats are not overfed. The kittens like feeding and it is recommended that they be fed twice in a day until when they are 7 months old. Remember to give the kittens’ fresh water. In fact fresh water should be available at all times so that the kittens can have it whenever they want.

If you realize that you have given the cat too much food, you must reduce it systematically.  If the cats are not feeding well, it could be a sign of illness. Ensure that you only feed them on premium dry cat food is high in nutrients.  This food is inexpensive and will keep your cat healthier.  If you realize that you are scooping less from her litter box, it is an indication that you are giving it less food.  When you notice some reasonable growth in the available russian blue kittens, you may switch to less active foods that contain less fat.  Keeping the weight of the cat low is a guarantee that your kittens will remain healthy.

Supplements

It may be necessary to give the kittens food supplements.  Perhaps the hairball medicine (Femalt, laxatone)  may be recommended. This supplement loosens accumulated hair in the kittens’ stomach. The kittens will lick the Femalts since it has fish flavor. If it doesn’t like it, you may have to smear it on its paw for the cat to clean off by licking it.  The cat may be fed on hairball dry food which is high in fiber. If you realize that the kittens’ skin is becoming dry, you may have to add flax oil or Lipiderm to its food. Lipiderm contains Omega Fatty Acids that improves the skins texture.   If you feel that the kittens have dietary problems, you must consult a vet.

Grooming the kittens

The Russian blue kittens are easy to maintain and groom. Ensure that you regularly comb them. When you do this, the kittens will think that you are giving them attention. It will also help to remove loose fur hence reducing chances of ingesting the hair that forma hairball in the stomach.

You should ensure that your kittens’ nails are clipped when they are a few weeks old. Using a good pair of nail clippers may be necessary. The process is easier; cradle the cat on the lap and let him display the nails. Ensure that you don’t cut the vein because it may cause pain and bleeding. If the kitten feels pain, it will never trust you. In fact you can make the exercise interesting and let the cat feel that it is a treat. The clipping can be done once in a week.  Lastly ensure that the cat remain indoor because the Russian blue cat does not like staying out for long. This will help discipline the cat and make it friendlier.
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