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How Often Do You Feed Newborn Kittens?

How Often Do You Feed Newborn Kittens?

Wondering how often do you feed newborn kittens? If you have found yourself in the unique position of having to care for a newborn kitten, you probably have many questions on how to proceed. A brand new baby kitten is helpless, by cat standards, and will need your round the clock care. A newborn kitten needs to be fed a commercial kitten formula every 2 hours until four weeks of age.

This can be fed using a special bottle created just for feeding kittens and other small mammals, or using a syringe. Your veterinarian can help you learn the best way to feed your kitten, ensuring the kitten receives enough food to grow and thrive.

If you’re caring for a newborn orphan kitten, syringe feeding might be a good option–but you want to make sure you’re doing so carefully. Here’s how to safely feed a kitten via syringe.

Pet-Ag Nursing Kit 2oz Bottle (Carded)

Pet-Ag Nursing Kit 2oz Bottle (Carded)

  • Designed for hand-feeding puppies, kittens and other newborn small animals
  • Specially-designed nipple duplicates milking action of mother’s nipple
  • Contains feeding bottle conveniently marked in tablespoon measurements for accurate feeding, soft nipples, and cleaning brush
  • The bottle, nipples and bottle brush can all be sterilized by boiling in water
  • Comes with 2-ounce bottle

This nursing bottle is designed and developed by a veterinarian for hand-feeding puppies, kittens, and other newborn small animals. Specially-designed nipple duplicates milking action of mothers nipple. Kit contains feeding bottle conveniently marked

List Price: $ 4.49

Price: $ 2.49 

 

KMR® Powder for Kittens & Cats, 12oz

KMR® Powder for Kittens & Cats, 12oz

  • Formulated to provide a caloric pattern similar to queen’s milk in protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
  • Supplies necessary vitamins and minerals to ensure proper development and growth.
  • Ideal supplement for post-surgery and convalescence.
  • Easy to digest, highly palatable, easy to mix formula.
  • For kittens newborn to six weeks of age.

All natural, no preservatives, made in the USA. A complete food source for orphaned or rejected kittens or those nursing, but needing supplemental feeding. Also recommended for growing kittens or adult cats that are stressed and require a source of h

List Price: $ 13.70

Price: $ 13.03

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