The length of time a pet is considered to be a kitten varies from breed to breed. In most breeds, kittens are considered fully grown once they have their first set of adult teeth and move away from the “kitten” phase. For instance, the American Hairless Terrier Kittens will often graduate to being full-sized terriers at around 3 months old. Other breeds take longer before they transition into adulthood. The Scottish Fold may not reach maturity until close to 4 years of age! Fortunately, most pets can live long past this typical milestone for some species – even up to 15+ years in many cases!
What do I need for my new injured/sick animal?
Before bringing an injured or sick animal into your home – including a stray – you should call the local law enforcement agency that covers your area and file a report with them as well as any veterinary office you intend on taking it too (most likely there is one nearby). Make sure you also give this information over the phone if possible because officers will need these details so they can notify other agencies such as Animal Control where applicable. This way those who find an animal won’t think it’s abandoned and euthanize it immediately without getting medical attention or contact information regarding its owner(s) which could save lives! If someone does find an injured/sick pet, make sure you stay close by during transport so that if something happens prevent anyone else from taking responsibility for the situation especially