Complete guide to raising a kitten: Part 1 – coming up with purrfect name

We know how exciting the process of arriving home with a new kitten can be. But we also know how nerve-racking it can be – especially if this is your first kitty!

If you’ve just adopted a kitten, or are deciding whether it’s for you, we’ve got you covered with this comprehensive and handy guide. To launch the series, we’re starting with the basics – coming up with the purrfect name for your new ball of floof.

Lost for words after overcoming challenge #1 of choosing which kitty to take home? Delve into our range of naming ideas below.

If you don’t like your kitten’s shelter name, do you have to keep it?

All animals at RSPCA South Australia are already named when put up for adoption. The good news is, if you don’t like their existing name, you’re free to change it to whatever you want!

Don’t worry, your new kitty will soon adjust to their new name without any problems at all.

And we’d absolutely love to hear their new name and why you chose it – especially if you’ve taken inspiration from some of our ideas below!

Make sure to take a photo and tag us on Facebook or Instagram

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