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kitten

newborn or young cat or ferret.

kitten mortality complex
a general term applied to a syndrome involving death of young kittens, particularly in breeding establishments. It is etiologically nonspecific, but generally applies to infectious causes and has occasionally been specifically applied to feline infectious peritonitis virus.
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In the second year and beyond there is significant savings, and we believe 15% to 20% in overall savings is achievable and could be greater when other leagues join the cooperative," Kitt said.
Kitt, who was biracial, the product, allegedly, of the rape of her African-American mother by a white plantation owner, said this was a great burden on her as a child and adolescent and even as an adult performer.
I want to be whoever Eartha Kitt is until the gods take me wherever they take me.
Kitt famously said at a luncheon at the White House in front of Bird Johnson, the wife of the US president: "You send the best of this country off to be shot and maimed.
Despite her age, Miss Kitt was still performing and had US dates announced as far ahead as November next year.
Kitt, a self proclaimed "sex kitten" famous for her catlike purr, was one of America's most versatile performers, winning two Emmys and a third nomination.
Mr Kitt said that under the proposals all other offenses should have one extra point added.
And by the end of yesterday, she had collected eight separate colourful collections, which will now be sold on to those who can give Kitt the best reason why they should have the results of the artwork she has called Desperate For Shapes.
The season begins with the introduction of a new, vamped up KITT car after a run-in with an armoured truck in the double parter Knight of the Juggernaut.
The grandson, great-grandson and great-great-grandson of rear admirals, Kitt retired from the Reserves in 2001.