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The Development of a Kitten: Part 2 – From 5 to 8 weeks

The Development of a Kitten: Part 2 – From 5 to 8 weeks

Now that you have read Part 1 – From Birth to 4 Weeks, you know that Elara and Shira’s kittens all successfully made it through their first month without any major setbacks. We left off in part 1 with one month old pictures of Shira’s litter. It only seems fair to start part 2 with 5 week old pictures of Elara’s litter. Remember these adorable sleepy faces?   Despite the sleepy photos, by the end of five weeks the kittens are…

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The Development of a Kitten: Part 1 – From Birth to 4 Weeks

The Development of a Kitten: Part 1 – From Birth to 4 Weeks

As many of my readers already know, I have been a bit of a crazy cat lady this past year and a half. Glia, Frisko and I have welcomed a total of 27 foster cats into our home since March 2016. Most of these cats have been kittens just getting a start in life. Two of these litters were born in my house, bringing with them all the love, joy, mischief, and general chaos that kittens do. During these experiences,…

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Top Ten Reasons to Foster Kittens

Top Ten Reasons to Foster Kittens

My personal fostering story started in March of 2016. I purchased a house in June of 2015 and finally had a spare room and the ability to determine how many pets lived in my home (pending city laws of course). When my local humane society started expanding their foster program, I decided it was time to add a few temporary furry household members. So Shira, a beautiful pregnant cat, entered my life. Over the last year, I have had several…

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