Kitten Socialisation

Is kitten socialisation important?

Socialisation is important for your cat to live confidently and safely in your household. The best time for kitten socialisation is between two and seven weeks so, before choosing your cat, find out what experiences your kitten has had in early life.

A kitten raised in a home or adoption centre where staff are aware of the importance of socialisation should cope well with the move to a new family. However, litters born and raised outdoors, and kittens from feral litters, may not have enough experience of humans to adapt fully to a family.