Health now and always

Kittenhood is a stage of great physical and behavioral change for your cat. Caring for kittens isn’t always easy, but with nutrition tailored to their specific developmental needs, you can help them grow from fragile young kittens to strong, healthy cats. Our guide to kitten care has everything to get you started.

Kitten care guide

Kittenhood is a very rewarding time for pet owners, but it's also a time of huge challenges and steep learning curves, for you and your pet. Our kitten guide was created with help from Royal Canin veterinarians, nutritionists, and partners worldwide, to help you and your kitten have a healthy start in life together.


Preparing for a kitten

When you bring your kitten home for the first time, it's a huge change for both of you. You can make the process much easier by making a few simple preparations ahead of the big day.

Get all the kitten essentials

Kitten-proof your home and yard

Find a local veterinarian for advice and treatment

Choose a nutritionally complete kitten food - follow advice from your breeder, shelter, or veterinarian

Make sure everyone in the home is prepared