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i have a kitten that was born today,it's mom put it to the side and won't take care of it. i have another cat that had kittens about 5 weeks ago she is letting this kitten nurse.my question is with these other kittens being so much bigger and there are 5 of them should i worry about this kitten getting enough milk or should i just let it be?Answer Question
Answer by FreeForAll at 7:57 PM on Apr. 15, 2012
Answer by But_Mommie at 8:00 PM on Apr. 15, 2012
Answer by But_Mommie at 8:01 PM on Apr. 15, 2012
Answer by Anonymous at 8:02 PM on Apr. 15, 2012
Answer by midnightmoma at 8:04 PM on Apr. 15, 2012
Answer by m-avi at 8:11 PM on Apr. 15, 2012
Answer by FreeForAll at 8:15 PM on Apr. 15, 2012
Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 8:19 PM on Apr. 15, 2012
If the other cat is willing to nurse the kitten I would let her. But if you are not sure the kitten is getting enough milk you should get some KMR so that the kitten will have nourishment. Also watch to make sure that mama cat is sticking around because the kitten needs the body heat so if she does start taking off for longer periods I would have a heating pad ready for the kitten.
As other have said please get the mama's spayed as soon as you can. Look for low cost clinics in your area. We have about 6 an hour and half from me and 1 close to me. I get a lot of strays that come through my neighborhood and it costs me $35 for females and $25 for males.
Answer by KyliesMom5 at 10:20 AM on Apr. 16, 2012