WEEK 6 – Day 42 Hungry like the wolves ????

I would like to apologise for not posting much lately, but we hope you understand as we have an extremely tough time with Nova & her 6 kittens. It has been a very stressful but fingers crossed ? we have hopefully turned a corner.

Maddison’s beautiful four are thriving! All weaned and a couple are also litter trained. They are happy, healthy and playful! ….hungry little wolves!

WEEK 6 – Day 37 – Weaning Time!

First of all I would like to apologise for not posting much lately but since Nova tramatic birth on Saturday and since, it’s not been easy ?

We have started the weaning and I’m happy to say 3 out of 4 of Maddison kittens are eatng off the plate!…clever fur babies

Needs sound…..

WEEK 2 Day 11 – Memorial Garden

The purpose of a memorial garden is to provide a lasting and evolving memory. While the only way to heal from a loss is with time, creating a memorial garden a quiet place to remember.

RIP Little grey fur baby 24.07.2019

WEEK 2 Day 10 – Eyes Opening

One little kitten has opened their eyes today…

YOUR KITTEN: WEEK 1

Physical development: One-week-old kittens will have eyes closed, but no umbilical cord. They will still have no teeth. Claws will still be non-retractable. Around 7 days, the ear canals will slowly begin to open and the ears will slightly unfold. Between 8 to 12 days, the eyes will slowly begin to open, which can occur over the course of several days. One eye may open more quickly than the other; it’s important to let the kitten’s eyes open at their own pace. All kittens will be born with blue eyes, which will transition to an adult eye color with age.

Behavioral development: One-week-old kittens, though larger than newborns, will still be mostly uncoordinated and will similarly sleep for the majority of the day. At this age, they should be able to hold their head up, move by wiggling their limbs, and be active and vocal if handled.

Average temperature: 97-98 degrees F. It is critical to provide a gentle heat source to keep the kitten warm and stable. The kitten’s environment should be kept around 80 degrees at this time.

Average weight: 5.3-8.8 ounces (150-250 grams). By 1 week of age, the kitten should have roughly doubled her birth weight.

Care information: One-week-old kittens belong with their mother full-time. If no mother is present, they must be fed with a bottle and kitten formula every two to three hours by a knowledgeable caregiver, stimulated to go to the bathroom, and kept an appropriate temperature.