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Kitten Behavior Problems

• Undesirable behaviors exhibited by kittens between birth and puberty
• May include biting; scratching; excessive or destructive play, or both; fear and defensive behaviors

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Flea-Bite Hypersensitivity and Flea Control

• Flea control is important for dogs and cats
• No cure exists for flea-bite hypersensitivity
• Flea-allergic pets often become more sensitive to flea bites as they age
• Controlling exposure to fleas is currently the only means of controlling signs; “allergy shots” (known as “hyposensitization”) for flea-bite hypersensitivity are not effective

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