How To Take Care for Newborn Kittens Without a Mother
A newly born kitten without a mother is an easy prey for all the wild animals. If you found an abandoned or orphaned kitten, wait for some time for his mother to come back as a mother can take care of his kids like no one in the whole world.
it’s common that often mother leaves their newly born kittens, so keep a distance and see if the mother does not show. It’s your duty to safely evacuate the endangered pet to a safe, warm, and secure place.
What to Expect from Newly Born Kitten?
You have to show dedication to take care of newly born kittens. You have to often wake up through the night for feeding the newborn or for bathroom time, etc. it’s similar to a human baby in this scenario but for a shorter period of time. Kittens grow up fast, so your duty can be less than 3 to 4 weeks.
Kitten care is not everyone’s cup of tea. All this time you will have to show sheer determination and dedication just like your own human baby, that’s where all the reward is hidden. You will eventually create deep affections with kittens as well.
Feeding and Urination
Feeding a newborn kitten is not an easy duty to perform. You need to hold a kitten with a warm towel and feed the kitten milk in a feeder bottle. Sometimes newborn kittens can’t suck the liquid themselves, so you need to gently push your hand through their head to show them it’s all safe and good. It will ease down the tension a little bit and they will eventually start to feed. As they grow, switch to milk bowl instead of feeder bottle as they will learn how to feed themselves and vice versa.
Making newly born urinate is a difficult ask for a new kitten caretaker to perform. A newly born kitten can’t urinate themselves unless their mother starts to tab the urinal part of a kitten. So you need to perform a similar duty in order to make kittens urinate easily. You just need a soft stick liked object and gently rub it near to urinal part of the kittens. They will eventually start to urinate.
Remember, after a period of one month. You need to bring a urinal box to train your young kitten to use the box for urination. The urinal box is easily available in the market. You have to take care of the cleaning and stuff. Keep your kittens in a clean and healthy place.
Kittens Special Milk
Kittens don’t drink the same milk as humans do. Cow’s Milk can be injurious to the health of a newly born kitten for some biological reasons. So it’s better to buy special kitten milk powder from a pet store near you. This product contains some special nutrition that newly born kittens need to grow up healthy.
However, if you still have any confusion about the food plan of kittens, you better visit the veterinarian for some tips as well.
Kittens Safety and Clean
An abandoned new kitten is always in danger from stray dogs or wild animals walking around the streets. You need to take the kitten to a closed safe zone where kittens can feel no harm. A little warm place would be the best option in winters as kittens can’t survive a breezy winter unless they are kept in warm clothes and all the essentials they need. You should spend some time as kittens will feel relax and it will allow them to open themselves freely more in order to please themselves.
A lot of question is raised like how to take care of newly born kittens, what to feed and when to take him to the bathroom. You will eventually get your answer by experiencing it yourself as well.
Always keep your kittens clean and healthy, teach them to urinate in a urinal box and they will start to catch a lot of things in real quick time. Play with them
Medical and Veterinarian
In the snowy cold winters, kittens really find it hard to survive due to sheer coldness and lack of safe zones. They will surely catch a cold somehow, so you don’t need to panic but visit a Medical or veterinarian quickly.
Keep some of the medical essentials at home instead of running to the kitten pet store every time; it will save a lot of time.
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