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Second Week

During their second week, Callie, Penguin, and Ruby continue to grow by leaps and bounds. By the end of the week, their ears will be almost completely uncurled and they will begin to crawl. They still depend completely on a caregiver—either mom or you—for food and waste elimination.

8 days

The kittens snuggle together for warmth and comfort and rarely venture far from mom, their nest, or each other.

9 days

The kitten’s eyes are all blue—and they will stay that way for the first couple of weeks. Their true eye color may not become completely apparent until they are 2 months old.

12 days

The kittens are becoming more comfortable venturing away from mom, though they are wobbly on their feet.

Two weeks old

Now that Callie, Penguin, and Ruby are more aware of their surroundings, they are beginning to interact with each other. Their sense of smell is developing, and they will hiss at unfamiliar scents or sounds—though the tiny sounds that come out are most likely not as ferocious as they think! They are also kneading, though they cannot yet retract their claws.

Third Week »