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Health check

This section offers a simple guide to helping you care for your cat. It is not intended to replace visits to your vet. If you require further information on any of the health issues mentioned, please visit the PURINA® website at

Roll your mouse over the image of the cat for guidance on how your healthy kitten should look.

Health check
  • ​Eyes

    Clear and bright

  • Ears

    Clean and free of parasites

  • Bottom

    Is it clean or are there traces of faeces? Liquid excrement may be a sign of intestinal problems

  • Weight

    If your cat is in shape, his belly will be flat and his hips should form a curve when seen from above

  • Fur

    Shiny and free of fleas

  • Mouth and gums

    Healthy, pale pink in colour