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What is wrong with my cat? the mother does not like the kitten!

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If the kitten is the runt or sick the mother may be rejecting it. This is normal. You should buy some formula and hand feed it if she refuses to. Talk to your local vet for more information on how to care for this kitten.

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Mother doesn't reject runt.
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Ok thanks!
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@Alpha, I beg to differ: http://www.ehow.com/info_12143681_reasons-mother-cats-rejecting-kittens.html (If the litter is too large, the runt is first to be rejected.

@Sparks, No problem ^_^
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eevvee, you're so dead on! My female did this to her runt & at the time I wasn't educated. I inquired of my Vet why she was rejecting the kitten, not caring for it not feeding it putting out of the nest....my Vet said just what you did. Turns out the mother only had 4 viable "milkers" yet had 5 kittens.
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Thanks ^_^ Yeah it's sad, but usually the runt gets rejected, especially since cats tend to have big litters :/
I volunteer at a vet clinic, so I'm full of random pet info :D lol
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Ask Dr. Phil.... Maybe they had a fight or maybe she is the runt or maybe the moms milk isn't satisfactory!

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This can happen sometimes, often with first time moms. The mom rejects the kitten. It's just nature :/

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If you think about it this way..all of a sudden all these kitties want to nurse at the same time.id be standoffish too.i have twins and they always had formula not me. Read up or call a vet to ask a few ques.they may have anwsers

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How do you know the mother doesn't like the kitten?

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the mother doesnt feed the kitten
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Why don't you feed the kitten
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