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Old September 18th, 2008, 10:51 AM
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Here's a good link on introducing cats: http://www.catsinternational.org/art...roduction.html

How old is the little dude gonna be when you get him? He looks so tiny. I know people have different opinions on this, but I don't think kittens should leave momma until about 12 weeks. http://www.breedlist.com/faq/young.html

As for cleaning the carpets and disinfecting, be very careful with the products you use because many can be toxic to cats, especially when they're so young.
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Old September 18th, 2008, 10:56 AM
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12 weeks is best for adoption of a kitten. They learn so many social skills from their litter mates and momma during those first 3 months.
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Old September 18th, 2008, 12:39 PM
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The disinfectant I have is non toxic. It comes in a spray bottle.. I can't remember the name of it but it's a "Green" product. I put a little in the water of the carpet shampooer along with vinegar. I don't use the bottled carpet shampoos.

I believe they are 7 weeks old now. So he'll be 9-10 weeks when I'm suppose to get him. But that's not set in stone. He'll stay until he's feeling better.. however long that takes. I'll mention to her about keeping him longer. I'm in no rush. Plus it gives me more time to work on clearing Demon up since he's still sneezing.
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