Started - Kitten proofing
Curiosity can kill the cat if you haven't kitten proofed your
home. Be on the safe side, and avoid costly veterinary surgeries and other life-saving
windows and doors closed and screens secured. Kittens love to
dash out open doors. Window screens may fall out with a
rambunctious kitten bouncing off it in wild play.
away yarn or string after play to be sure your kitten doesn't eat
sharp objects such as sewing needles and pins off the floor.
household cleaners and antifreeze out of reach.
Remove houseplants - many are poisonous. Besides that, potting soil
may be more attractive than the litterbox.
dryer door and toilet seats closed. Curious kittens can bake in a
dryer and drown in a
Watch out for a hidden kitten under the rocking chair and recliner.
Development: Early Socialization 3 to 8 weeks old
Object play begins and increases
Late Socialization: 9 to 16 weeks old
Vigorous exploration of the environment and climbing.
(2004). Feline Behavior Guidelines. Pg. 10