The joys of life having your kitten, and all is new and fresh. So how do you look after a kitten to get the best enjoyment and long-term bond?
First, do you know if the kitten has been chipped and had any vaccinations?
Travelling with a kitten. For safety you need to have a secure cat travel box with room for blanket or towels. Cats can stress very easily especially if they are away from their mother and other siblings. They find themselves with towering bodies.
In the first few days they need to settle in and build the trust with you. So a quiet place is recommended and not too many visitors. The temptation to cuddle a lot can be an issue.
They need room to play and encourage to do so. They will more than likely sleep 20-24 hours a day. When feeding a kitten, kitten milk is best with soft kitten food, sliced meats. Although if you start feeding them on only human meets, they will not eat cat food later in life.
Fresh kitten food is good for nutrients you need to know what they had been feed on from previous owner. So you know what to start feeding them, cats are fussy with what they eat and like variety.
Be careful when introducing to other cats in the household because newcomers may not be welcome. This needs to be done gradually and need to be supervised with some older cats they could kill the newcomer.