Feeding Newborn Kittens: Homemade Formula

Feeding Newborn Kittens: Homemade Formula

There’s no time to waste if you’re responsible for feeding newborn kittens. If you don’t have the time or ability to get a commercial milk replacer, then you must whip up a batch of “Kitten Glop.” The best formula for a newborn you can...
Hand Feeding Newborn Kittens

Hand Feeding Newborn Kittens

Without a mother cat around, hand feeding newborn kittens is a must. It’s not easy to care for them on your own, but it can be done with the right materials and know-how. What to Use for Hand Feeding Newborn Kittens You can learn how to begin bottle feeding...
Kitten Birth: Preparing For the Big Day

Kitten Birth: Preparing For the Big Day

Hopefully you have been getting ready for kitten birth for the last 9 weeks, because your pregnant cat is in labor! The first stage of labor will usually last from 6 to 12 hours, but sometimes as long as 24 hours. During this first kitten birth stage, you may notice...
Treating Exposure in New Born Kittens

Treating Exposure in New Born Kittens

The most immediate threat for new born kittens that have been abandoned or orphaned is not starvation, but exposure to the elements. Since warmth is critical for survival, the first thing you must do upon rescuing them is bringing their bodies to room temperature,...
Introduction to the Newborn Kitten

Introduction to the Newborn Kitten

Have you ever seen what a newborn kitten looks like? Well, the feline gestation period has finally lead up to the moment you have been waiting for–the birth of all those cute kittens! Well, maybe “cute” is an exaggeration at this stage–they...
Newborn Kitten Care: What to Expect During the Birth

Newborn Kitten Care: What to Expect During the Birth

Mother cats instinctively know how to provide excellent newborn kitten care. Most of the time, all you need to do to take care of the newborns is to take care of mama cat by feeding her right and giving her lots of love. Sometimes, though, you may need to step in to...