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Kitten Kindergarten (Session 1)

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - September 16, 2018 @ 11:15 am

It’s Back to School and if you added a tiny new feline addition to your home this may be the class for you! To help your kitten start out with their best paw forward the Animal Welfare League of Arlington is offering a brand new program to help make life easier for both you and your kitten. How is this done? Through Kitten Kindergarten!

What is Kitten Kindergarten?

It is a two-time 75 minute class designed to help owners learn how to socialize their kittens. Early socialization means less stress during trips to the vet, less chance of litter box problems due to stress or minor upsets, and your cat will learn how to handle changes in their environment by growing up to become a confident, well socialized cat.

When does school start?

Classes begin at 10am.  Class 1 part one is September 15th  and September 16th for part twoClass 2 is September 22 for part one and September 23 for part two.

Where are classes held?

Kitten Kindergarten will be taught at AWLA, in our Education Room. Signs will be posted to help make locating the Education Room easier.

How do I sign up?

Classes will be held on a first come, first served basis, as limited space is available. Please email our Cat Behavior Counselor Teresa at tvillatoro@awla.org to sign up and include the name of participant(s) and kitten(s) that will attend. Children 8 and up are welcome, however, they MUST be attended by a parent or guardian, and we ask that there is one parent per child.

Do I have to pay for these classes?

No need to apply for a scholarship!! Kitten Kindergarten classes are free, however, donations are always welcome.

What do I need to bring?

Completed health certificate from your veterinarian. You must bring it filled out and signed by your veterinarian the day of class in order to participate. If it is not, you will not be able to attend class. Unfortunately any kitten who upon arrival displays any upper respiratory symptoms will not be able to attend class. Since most feline illnesses are contagious we do this help ensure the health of all the kittens participating. There will be the option to attend a different class set at a later date.

Completed Release of Liability form. If you forget your form, we will have copies available at the beginning of the class.

Kittens MUST arrive in a carrier. , There will be plenty of opportunities for your kitten to explore during class, however, for their safety; they need to be in their carriers unless otherwise instructed by a staff member.

Yoga mat or towel. Owners and cats alike will be spending a lot of time on the floor, so please bring a yoga mat or towel for your comfort.

We look forward to seeing you and your kitten there! Please be sure to sign up for classes in order to reserve your spot!


September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am
September 16, 2018 @ 11:15 am


Animal Welfare League of Arlington
703-931-9241 x246


Animal Welfare League of Arlington
2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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