Depending on your breed, it can take a year or longer for a cat to reach full maturity. In fact, many cats do not reach their full adult size until they are two years old. However, this is not the end of their growth. Many cats continue to grow and develop at a slower rate until they are at least three years old. This is a good time to start thinking about keeping them on a regular diet and exercising them.
Cats develop in stages that are similar to human development. The first stage begins with birth and is followed by the neonatal stage, which lasts for two weeks. This is when kittens gain weight and develop muscles. This stage is also when they are sexually mature. The second stage starts around six to nine months, and is known as puberty. This is when kittens begin to lose their baby teeth. They will also start to gain adult teeth. They will also begin to become more social, and will want to interact with humans. They may begin snuggling with you, and you may even see them meowing.
The next stage is called the prime stage, and it is equivalent to the late teen years in humans. This is the age when cats begin to develop their character and temperament. This is also when cats begin to develop the behaviors associated with teenage cats. Cats in this age group may look lanky or rebellious. They may be more aggressive, or they may have less interest in food. They may also sleep more, and have less desire to play.
The third stage is called the junior stage, and it lasts for around six months. Kittens will start to gain weight again, and they will begin to grow more coordinated. They will begin to learn about their new surroundings. They will start to develop their senses, and they will learn how to clean themselves. They will also begin to learn about the various types of food that they can eat. They will begin to gain a sense of independence. They will be ready to explore the world on their own.
They will also begin to develop their sexuality, and they may start to impregnate another cat. It is important to have a cat spayed or neutered when they are six months old or older, as this will prevent them from mating. They may also have their first vaccinations. This is also a good time to start socializing them with other cats. They may also begin to groom themselves.
Kittens will be sexually mature by about six months, and will begin to lose their baby teeth by four months. They will have full sets of adult teeth by seven months. They will also begin to develop their personalities and be more confident. They will begin to socialize with humans, and they will be more coordinated. They may begin to snuggle with you, and you may even see them pounce on other cats.