5 Kidderminster Road
Monday to Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 9:30am - 12:00noon
12 Kidderminster Road
Monday to Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 11:30am
165 New Road
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6:30pm
Saturday 12:00noon - 2:30pm
Appointments & Advice 01527 889810
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Kittens do a lot of growing in their first year, up to 40 times their size in fact, that’s why it’s so important to give them the best healthy start.
The right nutrition, preventative healthcare, environment, playmates and experiences will all affect how your kitten develops. Register your new kitten with us and receive a FREE Health Check and weigh-in with a Vet and our FREE Kitten Starter Pack at your first appointment.
Kittens are growing fast and taking lots of nutrients from their mother’s milk and learning the basics of ‘how to be a cat’ from their mother and siblings. By week 2, their eyes are beginning to open, and by the end of week 4 their sense of smell is fully mature.
Kittens are weaned off their mother’s milk and are becoming very adventurous. By week 5, their sight is fully developed.
Kittens should have had 2 rounds of vaccinations by the time they are 12 weeks old. Whenever you bring your kitten in for a vaccination with one of our vets they will receive a full health check. Now is a good time to get your kitten microchipped.
At around 4 months old, your kitten’s adult teeth will begin to develop and they will start to lose their baby teeth. You must keep up with the recommended level of flea and worm protection, ask our team for more information.
It’s time to think about neutering your kitten. Talk to a member of our team or read about the many benefits of neutering.
When you pick up your new kitten and bring it home, we would recommend you register them with a vet practice and that they have a full health check to ensure that they are growing and developing nicely. You should at this point book your kitten in for their vaccinations and flea and worming treatments if they haven’t had them already
It’s a good idea to insure your kitten to help you cover any vet fees if they become ill or injured. Pet insurance will help ensure that if your kitten becomes ill or injured then you can afford the best treatment available not the best treatment you can afford at the time.* More Info >
Preparing your home for your new kitten’s arrival is very important. Remove any dangers such as hazardous plants or objects, remember cats can climb pretty high. Block up any holes or gaps that your kitten could squeeze into such as behind cupboards and appliances. Make sure you have adequate litter trays (1 per cat), food and water bowls, kitten food, toys, a bed and safe places where your kitten can hide and feel secure. Request our free booklet for guidance on essential things your kitten will need.
Your kitten should not be allowed outside until a week after their final kitten vaccine to ensure they have adequate immunity. We would also recommend neutering your cat before allowing them outside as un-neutered cats are more likely to roam and wander. Before any trips outside it is worth considering how you will give your cat or kitten access outdoors in the long-term. Install any cat flaps etc that you would like your cat to use. Make sure your garden is safe for your kitten – cover any ponds, fill in any holes, remove any hazardous substances.
Start by letting your kitten have supervised access to your garden to let them get used to being outside. Your kitten should always have access to go back inside if they feel unsure of the new outdoors environment. Once your kitten is happy with going outside you can slowly build up the amount of time that you allow them outside unsupervised.
During yours kitten’s first few months, they should be getting used to people, other pets in the home, sounds and experiences to help socialise them. Try not to overwhelm them when they first arrive and encourage gentle contact from any children.
Fill in our form and we’ll send you our FREE kitten advice booklet, featuring a list of essential things your new kitten needs such as the best type of bedding, litter trays, nutrition and more.
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I recently registered my cat Custard here and booked her in to be spayed and microchipped. I’m glad I chose this practice, everyone is so nice and caring and communicated every step of the way – even asking me whether I wanted them to operate through her side or tummy (apparently on this breed some owners don’t want a scar on the side). I was pleasantly surprised to receive a follow up call today to check how Custard wasClare Foster, Facebook
Thank you once again for the excellent care you have given to Willow during and after her TPLO surgery, as always from reception staff, nurses and vets you all show such a genuine care for the animals that are with you and patience with me and my phone calls and questions. Can’t thank you enough 🙂Sharon Edwards, Facebook
I would definitely recommend you without a doubt, the care we receive is excellent. I’m able to just drop in and get over-the- counter general advice when I need it, and nothing seems too much trouble here. Plus, my dogs have always loved coming to this Vets!Beverley Stanton, Blog
Wonderful vet practice all staff from front desk to nurses all the vets first class well done.Eileen Godfrey, Facebook
Absolutely brilliant place. Rarely take my cat to the vets unless he is really unwell as from previous experience I have a major distrust of their motives! Have been to Clent vets for the first time today with a poorly boy and it is totally different. Lovely place, we weren’t insured and you don’t feel like they’re playing on your love of your pet to bleed you dry! Would highly recommend.Esther Burgoyne, Google
Clent hills vets are amazing, they’re very professional yet friendly. You know that when you have your pets in their care they are well looked after and in good hands. My rabbit was took in not long ago who sadly passed away and they were so empathetic and caring. Everything I needed in regards to support or any questions I had to ask they answered in detail and sympathetically. I wouldn’t have my pets going to any other vets and have recommended to family and friends who now take their pets to Clent Hills too. Thank you for all the hard work you do.Sadie Goddard, Facebook
Thankyou so much for looking after my springer spaniel Jess after she had some teeth removed. Staff are lovely and I was really impressed that we had a phone call to check that she was OK. Thankyou.Jayne Woodfield, Facebook
We love Clent Hills Vets because we have a range of animals that they always take the time and effort to check on. They are always very friendly and helpful and do a great job.Carl, Facebook
Please note. you should always check the details and exclusions of your pet insurance policy to ensure you understand what conditions are covered.
*TLC cost of £10 per month based on cat gold membership which consists of a £25 joining fee and 11 payments of £10 per month in year 1, and £10 per month in subsequent years.