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Kitten checklist launches

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By Josh Loeb

The BVA is urging vets to back a new ‘kitten checklist’ designed to help prospective owners spot signs of ill health and understand cat behaviour.

The scheme mirrors the puppy contract, which is designed to help those purchasing a puppy to do so responsibly and choose a reputable breeder.

It is presented in the form of a literal checklist, with prompts and questions to help ensure the would-be owner has fully thought through their decision.

Launched this week by the Cat Group, and supported by the BVA and a range of animal welfare organisations, the kitten checklist prompts potential buyers …

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