Household Dangers From Kittens
Cats and kittens are great pets. But the fact still remains that they are wild in nature. Do not be overwhelmed by those lovely features; instead be vigilant about the risks and dangers brought by your cute kittens.
Those who have lived with cats and especially kittens will know how common it is to be scratched and bitten by a playful pet. Most owners will minimize the risks, because in their experience nothing bad has ever come of a cat scratch. However, if people are better informed of the risks, they would not necessarily take these injuries so lightly. More than half all cat bites result in infection of some kind, most commonly from the Pasteurella multocida bacteria, which form part of the normal flora of cats.
A local infection, at the site of the wound only, can lead to swelling or the formation of pus. This in itself is not