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How to Care for Neonatal Kittens

Read our guide to caring for neonatal kittens »

 

NEW! Neonatal Kitten Care Webinars

Learn how to care for neonatal kittens (kittens zero to four weeks old). We’ve developed this webinar series to make sure anyone who cares for orphaned kittens is ready to provide the food, love, and care they need. The series of 90-minute online presentations includes sessions geared toward rescue organizations, fosters, shelter staff, veterinary staff, and others who want to help save kittens.

“Help! I found a kitten!”

This session is for anyone interested in learning how to care for neonatal kittens. It is a basic introduction to neonatal care. Attendees will learn how to recognize when immediate critical care is needed, the basics of feeding and housing neonatal kittens, and how to recognize early symptoms of illness.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about attending the webinar.

Space is limited to the first 100 attendees, so be sure to log on promptly at the start time to reserve your spot.

Our kitten webinar series is hosted by Feline Outreach, Rescue, & Education Co-Founders:

  • Rosemarie Crawford, a licensed veterinary technician who has worked in high-volume shelters and large veterinary practices and regularly fosters ill kittens
  • Susan Spaulding, who has fostered thousands of neonatal kittens and advises numerous shelters on neonatal kitten care.
 

Missed the webinar? Register to view a recording »
Note: To view a webinar recorded in the GoToMeeting format, you must either have GoToMeeting installed, or download the GoToMeeting codec (G2M3 decoder) at https://www.gotomeeting.com/codec

Handouts

Feeding Guidelines for Bottle Baby Kittens
Top Bottle Feeding Hints