my aunt found a two week old kitten and its mother was shot with a gun what should she do?
my aunt found a two week old kitten and she is scared it will die and its mother was shot with a gun and we cant find another cat to be its adopted mother what should we do?
on Apr 11th 2010
in Other Adoption & Rescue
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Go to a local vet or pet store and get KMR (kitten replacement milk). A vet is best as they can give the kitten a check up too and show you how to feed them with a dropper. She'll also need to wipe the kittens rump with a warm damp cloth so he goes to the toilet as he's probably too young to do that on his own yet. Go to a vet or a local cat rescue and they'll be able to show your aunt how to do everything and will probably do it for free consideriung how she got the kitten. In a few weeks the kitten should be able to start eating canned kitten food on his own and it will get a lot easier to look after him.
Sassy (2001-2012) answered on 4/11/10. Helpful? / 0
Everthing Sassy has told you is correct . Also it is possible that a shelter may have a mommy to take over for being the kittys mom and may have some littermates to play with to be more social with cats and how they play .
Airel answered on 4/11/10. Helpful? / 0
Do you have any idea who shot the mother? I'm not up on American law, but shooting a cat (or killing it by any other means) is a felony in most if not all states. Once you get the kitten stabilized, I would contact the local ASPCA/police etc. regarding this crime. We want animal abusers to pay for their actions!
Chibi answered on 4/12/10. Helpful? / 0