A pet will be healthy and cheerful only if it is properly cared for. Therefore, before you get a Scottish Fold kitten, you need to familiarize yourself with the basic recommendations for its care.
If you have a Scottish Fold kitten, you must make sure that your pet is comfortable. But each breed of cats is individual and requires quality care.
Basic rules of care
The most necessary things for a mustachioed baby will be: a bowl for food and drink, a scratching post, a toilet, a house or a couch. And of course you can't do without toys. As for the toilet, it is not recommended to wash the litter box on the first day, because kittens are usually guided by smell. If suddenly the Scottish kitten is confused and the first time goes not into the tray, then you need to wet a piece of toilet paper and place it in the tray. After that, you should put the kitten in the tray and make digging movements with its paws. Do not carry your kitten around the room until it is litter box trained.
The hygiene of kittens of this breed is to clean their ears, bathe and trim their claws. These procedures are usually performed as needed. Be sure to get a special brush with natural bristles, which is useful for combing wool. Also buy a metal-toothed comb for a deeper comb.
Proper nutrition of a Scottish kitten
As food for a small pet, you can use pre-frozen chicken, turkey or veal meat. The meat should be boiled and served as minced meat. It is recommended to give fish no more than twice a month. by the way, it should be well deboned. You can also safely include porridge with boiled or raw yolk in the diet. They are very useful for Scottish kittens. But it is strictly forbidden to feed them with raw freshwater fish and cream. Pure milk can only be given for up to three months. Then it should be replaced with sour cream, natural yogurt or kefir. In addition, a Scottish Fold kitten should always have access to fresh drinking water. It is recommended to change it as often as possible.
What vaccinations do you need to get?
About ten days before the first vaccination, it is imperative to carry out deworming and completely rid the kitten of fleas. At the time of vaccination, the kitten must be healthy. The first vaccination should be given at two and a half months. It will help protect the kitten from calicivirus infection and viral rhinotracheitis. In this case, the Nobivac Tricat vaccine can be used. Three weeks after the first vaccination, it is recommended to revaccinate with the same drug. Then the kitten will have immunity.
When the kitten is six months old, it can be vaccinated against rabies. Well, before taking your pet out into nature, be sure to vaccinate against lichen.