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They are not called kittens they are called kits.

"Kit" is short for "kittens" and, yes, some people do call them the full name.

Baby rabbits used to be called "rabbits" -- the adults were called "coneys" (pronounced to rhyme with "honey"). More and more people dropped the word "coney" and started calling the adult animal "rabbit"; at this point, "kitten" was tacked on to mean baby rabbits.

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