Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Feeding Rescued Baby Kitten: 3 to 5 Weeks

Baby Kitten 3 weeks old
This month my husband and I rescued baby kittens. The kittens were put into a Glad trash bag and thrown out onto the center medium of the road during the night hours when the light was poor and the cars sped by.  These baby kittens were newborns as two of them had just opened their eyes and these two out of the five needed help in going to the bathroom. 

We kept the kittens isolated from our cats and decided that due to the trauma that they just endured that we would care for them until they were four lbs.

At first we fed the kitten replacement milk and then when they were 4 week old we shopped at PetSmart for a quality kitten food.  We looked at Blue Buffalo but decided to buy Wellness Core dry kitten food. This is what we are feeding the kittens, a food that will boost their immune system and help them to grow healthy and strong.  .   
Boosting kitten immune system with Wellness Core kitten food
Feeding Baby Kittens Replacement milk 

At five weed we were feeding the kitten’s softened solid food because these babies needed to put on weight. We also continued the replacement milk because it was a good way to boost their immune system.

At four weeks the kittens are weighing in approximately two pounds.   The worst thing that cat owner did was take the baby kittens away from their mom at such a young age and then put them in a bag and throw them out like trash.   I am so glad that my husband and I found the babies.  

All kittens will be put up for adoption after they get a wellness checkup at veternarian and are tested for cat disease, get their booster shots and are wormed.  If you are interested in learning more about these  kittens please leave me a comment bellow.

Here are some baby kitten photographs.  
Kittens eating wellness core kitten food
Baby Kitten Rescue Day
Baby Harry on Rescue Day

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