Ringworm (dermatophytosis) is one of the most common skin conditions in kittens. Here’s everything you need to know, including diagnosing and treatment.
If you’re caring for kittens, there are a few things you need to do to keep them healthy and get them ready for adoption! Vaccines How do vaccines work? Vaccines work by stimulating the immune system to recognize and fight a particular microorganism such as a virus, bacteria, or other infectious organism. The vaccine mimics […]
If you’ve found a kitten outside or notice excessive scratching, there’s a good chance your kitten has fleas. Fleas, small (about 3 mm long), brown parasites that survive by ingesting the blood of their hosts, can be very dangerous to a tiny kitten. A kitten covered in fleas can easily become anemic. How do I […]
If you’ve rescued a kitten and you’re hearing tiny sneezes and seeing discharge from the eyes and/or nose, your kitten likely has an upper respiratory infection (URI). Before you panic, URIs are very common—a high proportion of kittens rescued from shelters or outside show symptoms due to their decreased immunity and high risk of exposure […]