COURSES / ANIMAL SCIENCE & CARE

Essential Cat and Kitten Care

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ABOUT THIS COURSE

Be the best cat owner or carer possible by knowing how to make her purr through fun activities, nutrition, grooming and general care


Everything you need to know about cat and kitten care, including how to choose the right cat, training, nutrition, grooming and healthcare. A complete overview for anyone who works with cats, is thinking of getting a cat, or already owns one. 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

The practical skills you will gain from this course:

  • Pick the Right Cat: Understand what type of cat (ie purebred vs shelter, adult vs kitten, indoor vs outdoor animal) is best for you and feel confident about choosing the pick of the litter
  • Introduce Cats: Know cat body language and the no-hiss way to introduce a new cat to your existing fur-friends
  • Keep your Cat Healthy: Understand basic cat facts such as the preventative healthcare your cat needs and how to keep them physically and mentally fit and well
  • Be Confident about Cat Food and Feeding: Make informed decisions about feeding your cat for optimal good health
  • Grooming and Coat Care: Feel confident about clipping claws and keeping your cat’s coat in pristine condition
  • Cat Communication: Understand what cat body language is telling you about their mood and how this can help you get along together
  • Prevent Boredom: Know how to channel a cat’s natural instinct to climb and scratch, in order to prevent boredom and the cat from becoming destructive
  • Cat Behavior: Understand the importance of play for a cat’s well-being, and how a cat uses their senses to read the world around them
  • Litter Box Best Practice: House soiling can sour a good relationship, so learn how to make a litter box irresistible to decrease the chance of inappropriate toileting.

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 heartworm 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

Candidates with an interest in working with cats

Anyone interested in a career in petsitting, 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

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.

To receive certification, you must:

  • Complete every page of the course
  • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)

This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.

Module 1: Choosing Your Cat
  • 1.1 Shelter vs Purebred
  • 1.2 Adult vs kitten
  • 1.3 Indoor vs outdoor
  • 1.4 Choosing the kitten / cat
  • 1.5 Making friends
  • 1.6 Finding a cat-friendly vet
Module 2: The Healthy Cat
  • 2.1 What makes a healthy cat?
  • 2.2 Preventative healthcare
  • 2.3 Mental stimulation
  • 2.4 Express Natural Behaviors
Module 3: Grooming
  • 3.1 Normal grooming behavior
  • 3.2 Over grooming behavior
  • 3.3 Caring for your Cat’s Coat(brushing and combing/knots)
  • 3.4 Clipping claws
  • 3.5 Bathin
Module 4: Feeding
  • 4.1 Meat Eating
  • 4.2 Birth to Leaving home
  • 4.3 Hunting behavior
  • 4.4 Feeding preferences
  • 4.5 Obesity and diets
Module 5: Litter Box Matters
  • 5.1 Normal toileting
  • 5.2 Litter Box Success
  • 5.3 Litter box issues
Module 6: Cat Communication
  • 6.1 Voice
  • 6.2 Body Language
  • 6.3 Marking
Module 7: Cat Behavior
  • 7.1 Play and learning
  • 7.2 Senses
  • 7.3 Society
  • 7.4 Aggression
  • 7.5 Mating

RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

Step 1

Register

Follow the easy peasy enrollment process

Step 2

Study

Absorb and remember course content with our easy-to-follow, structured information and helpful illustrations. And yes - you can study anywhere, anytime, from any device

Step 3

Evaluations

Reinforce your learning with quizzes at the end of each module

Step 4

Certification

Once you’ve successfully completed your course and passed the exams, you’ll receive your certification. Congratulations on your amazing achievement!

Module 1: Choosing Your Cat
  • 1.1 Shelter vs Purebred
  • 1.2 Adult vs kitten
  • 1.3 Indoor vs outdoor
  • 1.4 Choosing the kitten / cat
  • 1.5 Making friends
  • 1.6 Finding a cat-friendly vet
Module 2: The Healthy Cat
  • 2.1 What makes a healthy cat?
  • 2.2 Preventative healthcare
  • 2.3 Mental stimulation
  • 2.4 Express Natural Behaviors
Module 3: Grooming
  • 3.1 Normal grooming behavior
  • 3.2 Over grooming behavior
  • 3.3 Caring for your Cat’s Coat(brushing and combing/knots)
  • 3.4 Clipping claws
  • 3.5 Bathin
Module 4: Feeding
  • 4.1 Meat Eating
  • 4.2 Birth to Leaving home
  • 4.3 Hunting behavior
  • 4.4 Feeding preferences
  • 4.5 Obesity and diets
Module 5: Litter Box Matters
  • 5.1 Normal toileting
  • 5.2 Litter Box Success
  • 5.3 Litter box issues
Module 6: Cat Communication
  • 6.1 Voice
  • 6.2 Body Language
  • 6.3 Marking
Module 7: Cat Behavior
  • 7.1 Play and learning
  • 7.2 Senses
  • 7.3 Society
  • 7.4 Aggression
  • 7.5 Mating

$ 119

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  • Fully CPD/CE Certified
  • Internationally Accredited by ICOES
  • Instant Free PDF Certificate
  • Recommended by 96% of Students
  • 24/7 Access
  • 14530 Students Enrolled
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