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I have this litter of kittens under 2 weeks old, we think the mom died, what should I feed them?

eyes are still closed and only 4 inches without their tails, 5 kittens and they are mewing like crazy

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Go to the store and get baby formula. And bottle feed them that. It worked for my kitten

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Try pre mixed baby formula . Use a plastic eye dropper to feed . Good luck and thanks for caring about the little guys .

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Thanks, just any pre mixed or dry formula? I don't have a car 2day, any thing I can make at home? We've got skim and 2% milk if it helps
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Haha yeah that works just warm it up. Oh they sell kitten bottles at pet shops for like 50 cents
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dross1958
NO MILK - they can not tolerate cow milk and you will kill them

PLEASE CALL A VET
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I have a formula for this, but you will need a few things. Condensed milk, eggs, and Karo syrup. You mix 1 cap full of Karo Syrup and two eggs for every can of condensed milk. Heat it up on the stove until it is warm (do not fully cook the eggs. Just break the shell, and mix them in) not hot. Just warm, then get a baby bottle, or syringe (with out the needle), fill it up with the formula, and offer it to the kittens every four hours like clock work. You may have to teach them how to suckle at first, but soon they will get the idea. This has worked for me many times.

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You can go to walmart or somewhere and go to the pets area and they have formula for kittens. It will tell you how much to feed them , feed them with an eye dropper or something a little bigger than that. We had to do this for a litter of kittens that we had.

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Go to wal mart in the cat section they have bottles and formula for kittens

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In addition to bottle feeding the kittens you must also keep them warm (I used a hot water bottle) , and you must also stimulate them to got to the bathroom. The mama cat does this by licking them, but I suggest you take a warm wet washcloth and GENTLY massage the kittens bottom until it goes to the bathroom. Since they are two weeks old you shouldn't have to do this much longer(a week or so) before they start going on their own.

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They are well under 2 weeks if their eyes are still closed.
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glad ya mentioned the simulation of the bowels. very important . i was going to add that but saw your thing. most people in that situation don't know this. good call.
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Cat food from petsmart

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They are 2 weeks old, barely any teeth and their eyes aren't open
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they are too young to eat cat food at that age and will die
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Local vet will have kitten formula. This would be healthiest as it mimics momma cat breast milk. You can also buy little bottles with little nipples

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Please take them to a VET ASAP

If you have to ask strangers you are not properly equipped to handle it

We foster kittens for our humane society and if you don't do it right, they will all be dead in days,

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I got them to a no kill animal shelter
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thank you

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