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American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: "17 Common Poisonous Plants," "People Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pets," "Finding the Right Vet," "Cat Litter," "Fleas," Nutrition Tips for Kittens," "Spay-Neuter," "Safe Outdoor Environments," "Enriching Your Cat’s Life," "Keeping Your Cat off Countertops and Tables," "Are Two Cats Better Than One?" "Cat Toys."
American Veterinary Medical Association: "What You Should Know About Selecting a Cat," "Backgrounder: Welfare implications of Declawing of Domestic Cats," "Declawing of Domestic Cats," "What You Should Know About Choosing A Veterinarian For Your Pet," "Vaccination FAQ," "What You Should Know About Household Hazards."
"Before You Buy That Kitten, " Phil Maggitti. Barron’s, 1995.
"Your Kitten: Choice & Care," Paddy Cutts. Howell Book House, 1989.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine: "Ways to Cat-Proof Your Home."
Hillsboro Veterinary Clinic: "Why Should I Neuter My Cat?"
Peteducation.com: "Litter Box Training For Your Kitten: The Basics."
The Humane Society of the United States: "How Pets Help People," "The Scoop on Adoption—Everything You Need To Know, " "Declawing Cats: More Than Just a Manicure, " "Choosing a Veterinarian, " "Preventing Common Feline Diseases, " "Foods Potentially Poisonous to Pets, " "Kitten Behavior Basics, " "Cat Toys: You Need Them, " "HSUS Pet Overpopulation Estimates. "
The Merck/Merial Manual for Pet Health, Home Edition.
The Pet Place: "The Feeding and Nutrition of Kittens," "Picking the Best Bed for Your Cat," "How to Tell If Your Cat Is Sick."
VeterinaryPartner.com: "Roundworms: Cats & Kittens."
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine: "Nutrition for Growing Kittens."
Reviewed by Amy Flowers, DVM on May 28, 2020
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