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How long should a kitten continue to get cat milk?

Buffy is about 5 weeks old now, and we are thinking of bringing her home next week if she is starting to eat soft kibble. My question is, should I continue to give her like a bottle a day of milk and slowly ween her off the milk? OR should I just give her the kibble and if she eats it thats that?


Asked by Buffy on Oct 19th 2007 Tagged kittenfeeding in Kittens
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Pookie

I have a trick I just used to get mine to drink milk from the dish. I poured the milk over the kitten cat wet and a little round the bottom for extra lapping up. I did that for about a week, weening out the bottle more each day and she finally did it on her own. Now I have to get her off of the milk to water, baby steps, baby steps! sprinkle a pinch of cat wet around the bottm to soak and soften up and that should get the taste for hard food starting.


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Pooh

she wont eat it food until she's atleast 9 weeks old. so continue to bottle feed. everytime she cries she's hungry. usually just like a real baby, every four hours.


Pooh answered on 10/19/07. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


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She should stay with the mom cat until at least 6 weeks, so good idea to wait until next week at least to bring her home. :) Give her some bottle-feeding about twice a day and wet food at the same time, and leave dry food out for her to try when she's hungry outside the wet feeding times.


Member 258059 answered on 10/19/07. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer