Caring for Kittens

If you have followed the “Watch and Wait” approach and determined that the kittens you have found have truly been abandoned, then a plan needs to be made to care for the kittens. Who can care for kittens? YOU can care for kittens! Although it seems scary, there are plenty of resources and support to help you care for kittens and the rewards of giving them the best start in life are immeasurable.

The first step is to determine the age of the kittens. Kittens’ needs vary greatly by age, so knowing approximately how old they are helps determine what they need. The following resources are helpful in figuring age and what is needed at each stage:
http://www.kittenlady.org/age

https://www.alleycat.org/resources/how-old-is-that-kitten-guide/

SICSA can offer support with kittens through phone coaching, in-person coaching by appointment, supplies and education. If you need additional support contact us at 937-294-6505.

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