About

When bringing a new loveable kitty into your life, you want to be sure you have all the knowledge and skills to handle anything your new pet throws at you. This course offers everything you need to know about cat and kitten care, and how to ensure your furball has the best quality of life.

Different cat breeds have their own distinct characters and personalities. This course can help you choose the right cat for your lifestyle and better understand their needs and moods. Learn how to keep your cat healthy with mental simulation and exercise, preventative healthcare measures, and dietary needs. Cats love to groom themselves, but you’ll get advice on how to groom your cat when they need help. 

Whether you’re struggling with litter training or cat behavior, this course will help cat parents understand their pets better and learn the best way to handle and enjoy living with these beautiful animals.

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Choosing Your Cat

    • Shelter vs Purebred
    • Adult vs kitten
    • Indoor vs outdoor
    • Choosing the kitten / cat
    • Making friends
    • Finding a cat-friendly vet

    Module 2: The Healthy Cat

    • What makes a healthy cat?
    • Preventative healthcare
    • Mental stimulation
    • Express Natural Behaviors

    Module 3: Grooming

    • Normal grooming behavior
    • Over grooming behavior
    • Caring for your Cat’s Coat(brushing and combing/knots)
    • Clipping claws
    • Bathing

    Module 4: Feeding

    • Meat Eating
    • Birth to Leaving home
    • Hunting behavior
    • Feeding preferences
    • Obesity and diets

    Module 5: Litter Box Matters

    • Normal toileting
    • Litter Box Success
    • Litter box issues

    Module 6: Cat Communication

    • Voice
    • Body Language
    • Marking

    Module 7: Cat Behavior

    • Play and learning
    • Senses
    • Society
    • Aggression
    • Mating

    Career

    Who is this course for

    Whether you are a first time owner or experienced cat guardian, this course is purr-fect if you want to:

    • Understand the essentials of feline preventative healthcare, including the latest news on heart worm in cats.
    • Have an appetite to understand cat food and feeding, such as what to feed, how, and when for optimal good health.
    • Learn practical cat facts such as how to groom, clip claws, and bathe your cat
    • Decode cat body language, behavior, and communication into something you understand
    • Prevent boredom and channel antisocial behaviors, such as climbing or scratching, into less destructive activities
    • Uncover the secrets of good cat litter box habits so that house soiling becomes less likely

    Career path

    • Candidates with an interest in working with cats
    • Anyone interested in a career in pet sitting, cat rescue or animal care
    • Those interested in owning cats, volunteering at animal shelters, or fostering animals.
    • Existing animal care workers in pursuit of promotion

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

    On Sale

    Essential Cat and Kitten Care

    Sale price

    $119.00

  • - 0%
  • Regular price $119.00
    ( / )
    Tax included.
    Your discount code : has been added! You will see the discounted price at checkout.
    If you have a discount code, you can add it at checkout. You will see the discounted price there.

    7824 Students

    Guarantee

    Accredited

    Accredited


    About

    When bringing a new loveable kitty into your life, you want to be sure you have all the knowledge and skills to handle anything your new pet throws at you. This course offers everything you need to know about cat and kitten care, and how to ensure your furball has the best quality of life.

    Different cat breeds have their own distinct characters and personalities. This course can help you choose the right cat for your lifestyle and better understand their needs and moods. Learn how to keep your cat healthy with mental simulation and exercise, preventative healthcare measures, and dietary needs. Cats love to groom themselves, but you’ll get advice on how to groom your cat when they need help. 

    Whether you’re struggling with litter training or cat behavior, this course will help cat parents understand their pets better and learn the best way to handle and enjoy living with these beautiful animals.

      Requirements

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lessons

      Module 1: Choosing Your Cat

      • Shelter vs Purebred
      • Adult vs kitten
      • Indoor vs outdoor
      • Choosing the kitten / cat
      • Making friends
      • Finding a cat-friendly vet

      Module 2: The Healthy Cat

      • What makes a healthy cat?
      • Preventative healthcare
      • Mental stimulation
      • Express Natural Behaviors

      Module 3: Grooming

      • Normal grooming behavior
      • Over grooming behavior
      • Caring for your Cat’s Coat(brushing and combing/knots)
      • Clipping claws
      • Bathing

      Module 4: Feeding

      • Meat Eating
      • Birth to Leaving home
      • Hunting behavior
      • Feeding preferences
      • Obesity and diets

      Module 5: Litter Box Matters

      • Normal toileting
      • Litter Box Success
      • Litter box issues

      Module 6: Cat Communication

      • Voice
      • Body Language
      • Marking

      Module 7: Cat Behavior

      • Play and learning
      • Senses
      • Society
      • Aggression
      • Mating

      Career

      Who is this course for

      Whether you are a first time owner or experienced cat guardian, this course is purr-fect if you want to:

      • Understand the essentials of feline preventative healthcare, including the latest news on heart worm in cats.
      • Have an appetite to understand cat food and feeding, such as what to feed, how, and when for optimal good health.
      • Learn practical cat facts such as how to groom, clip claws, and bathe your cat
      • Decode cat body language, behavior, and communication into something you understand
      • Prevent boredom and channel antisocial behaviors, such as climbing or scratching, into less destructive activities
      • Uncover the secrets of good cat litter box habits so that house soiling becomes less likely

      Career path

      • Candidates with an interest in working with cats
      • Anyone interested in a career in pet sitting, cat rescue or animal care
      • Those interested in owning cats, volunteering at animal shelters, or fostering animals.
      • Existing animal care workers in pursuit of promotion

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

      7824 Students

      Guarantee

      Accredited

      Accredited