- September 22, 2019
- Posted by: Linda
- Category: Cats
So you’ve finally brought a Persian Kitten home and possibly have found the perfect name for your furball. You must be awestruck by the beauty of this adorable creature. The feeling of holding a little Persian teacup kitten in your hand is out of the world. But at the same time, it’s obvious to feel a little anxious. Teacup kittens are so small which makes it crucial to take their proper care. So, if you’re wondering how to take the best care for your Persian teacup kitten, this post can help you.
Teacup kittens are a miniature sized cat. Teacup felines are bred to be as small as possible by mating an undersized male with an undersized female. This means that teacup cats are bred to be about two-thirds of the size of regular cats. As compared to a regular cat that weighs 10 to 14 pounds, a teacup cat could weight about 6 to 8 pounds.
The most popular types of teacup cats are doll-faced Persians that are small enough to fit into teacups when
they are babies. They are small, Persian teacups require the same amount of time
and care. Besides their size, the Persian breed is slightly different than
other felines. This furry beauty is renowned for its unique features like long luscious
coat and doll-like face. So, if you want to keep your little furry friend
healthy, here are some tips to take proper care of Persian teacups.
When you have a teacup kittens at home, you should first learn how to feed the kitten properly. For the regular sized cat, there are multiple feeding options. But when it comes to teacups, you cannot feed them just anything from your kitchen. So their diet should include more protein as compared to regular-sized cats. You can give high-quality wet and dry food to your kitten but make sure the product is suited for your cat. Ideally, you should feed your cat about 3-4 times a day.
A Kitten box
Just like you need a space to call your own, your cat also needs its own space. You can either buy a kitty box or make one out of cardboard. You also need to protect that little creature by putting blankets and pillows in the box to make it warm and comfortable.
Hydration is also important
You should not only feed your kitten properly but also keep your teacup cat hydrated. Besides protein, water is also important for teacup felines. So, remember to keep your kitten well hydrated throughout the day. You don’t own any ordinary cat- you are the proud owner of the most prestigious feline breed. So, make sure to serve water in a glass bowl or stainless steel , not plastic.
Maintain Your Kitten’s Health
At a young age, every pet needs a little extra attention. Your teacup kitten also needs proper care to maintain their health To avoid problems, consult a vet and get your kitten vaccinated. Kitten vaccinations start from the age of six to eight weeks and last up to three months. Also, start combing their fur at an early age so that they get used to it.
This is the time when should also potty train your cat. Buy a litter box, fill it with litter and set your kitten in the box five to six times every day to enforce the habit.