Advice 1: How to nurse a kitten

What to do if your cat has abandoned the kittens or you have sheltered a helpless little kitten? How to reach this kid? In this situation you will have to take on the role of a cat – mother-and to nurse a baby. The kitten like a child constantly needs feeding and care. And only with your participation this kitten will survive.
How to nurse a kitten
Instruction
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To feed the newborn kitten every two to three hours during the first three weeks. For feeding you will need a special horn for feeding the mixture. All of this is easily you can buy in any veterinary pharmacy. If you do not find the horn, you can use a conventional syringe without a needle. The mixture should be heated to 40 degrees, then pour into a cone or syringe and start feeding.
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Try not to overheat the mixture, the hot mixture is more dangerous than cold. The third week the temperature of the mixture should be about 30 degrees. If the kitten is only a day or two, you will need 3 dice mixture, then the number should gradually increase, and by the fourth, the fifth day can reach up to 10 cubes. After feeding necessarily need to mimic the licking. It stimulates the digestion. For this you will need a wet brush or rag.
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Home for the kitten. Kitten need to create all the conditions that its development took place without delay. For baby need a warm house that can be built out of the usual box. Line a rimmed bottom and sides with a warm cloth, use a heating pad, electric. The box top cover is paid fabric that would not penetrate into bright light. In the first week the temperature should vary between 31-32 degrees. Gradually over three weeks to lower the temperature, bringing it closer to room. Of course, these days there are special incubators for kittens.
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As they get older the kitten, the interval between feedings you need to increase and by the third week completely stop the night feeding. And the fourth baby should eat. To understand whether you feed your kitten, weigh it. The day kitty needs to add 5 to 7 grams every day, that is 35 – 50 grams a week.
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Don't forget to clean the kitten. Wash him, brush his fur, paws, ears, tail. For this fit the usual wet wipes. To wash a kitten after feeding, and once a day to do the full procedure. Take care of the coat you can with a toothbrush, making massage the calf to improve circulation.
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To grow a new kitten, you will need four, five weeks of attention and care. And then little pet will pamper you with its rumbling!

Advice 2: How to feed kittens without a cat

Unfortunately, sometimes it happens that a newborn kitten cannot be fed mother cat to have to take the man. To nurse the kitten is a very responsible and difficult job, will need to prepare a special meal, to ensure proper care for cat young. Feed kittens without cat need for special method as close as possible to how it makes the cat.
How to feed kittens without a cat
You will need
  • pipette
Instruction
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The most important component in feeding a little kitten milk. Just replace the cat's milk to any other will not work. Milk of any mammal is only suitable for them. If you compare the cat with cow milk, it turns out that the protein it contains in 10 times more, so the mixture for the power of kittens is further added components containing proteins. For the mixture used basis – cow's or goat's milk (80%), which is added egg white (20%). All you need to very carefully mix until completely smooth. It happens that cow's milk is the kitten is not suitable, then can use powdered infant formula, intended for infants. Breed them two times thinner than specified by the instructions for feeding a child age 1 to 2 weeks.
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Every day kittensand will eat a little more milk than the previous day. They grow food and they need more. Whether there are enough kittens in theam have food, it is easy: after feeding they need to fall asleep. If kittensand sucking their thumbs and whining that they are hungry.
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Very young kittens are fed with a pipette or a syringe without a needle, you can use a very small nipple. If you feed the kitten with a syringe and pipette, adjusting the feed rate of milk it is you, so take your time, otherwise the kitten may choke.
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Let kittensam blend of warm, but not hot. The first week the temperature of the mixture should be 38-39 degrees, with 8 day – 30-32 degrees. Prepared for feeding the composition cannot be stored more than 1 day, otherwise it will deteriorate. All pipettes, syringes, bottles and nipples every day you need to wash and boil.
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As part of feed the kitty? The first 2 days of a newborn needs to feed every 2 hours including night. The next 2 days every 2 hours during the day and every 3 at night. After 5 day feeding is every 4 hours. When the kitten turns 3 weeks, you can feed him less during the day and stop feeding in the night. With about three weeks of age they begin to feed other foods: low fat cottage cheese, meat baby food, passed through a meat grinder meat.
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Beginning with months of age the kittens are taught to eat from the bowl. For this spread kitten milk mouth and then show him a bowl. He wants to have, and learn to lap from it.
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The main indicator of whether you feed the kitten, will be how quickly he gains weight. Healthy kittensand recover approximately 100 g per week (may be slightly less or more). Newborn weighs approximately 100 g. If you notice that your little pet is not improving and little growing, then he's either ill or he lacks power.
Note
For young kittens normally go to the toilet 2-3 times a day.
Useful advice
Cat is constantly licking his children, and it is necessary not only in order to clear them. Thus it massages the internal organs kitten, stimulating their activity. To help the kittens to adjust the digestive system, take a piece of wet thick cloth and wipe them. View, as a mother cat washes kittens from friends or on the Internet – and massage them as well. This way you can help the kittens.
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