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Welcome to the Kitten Rescue

A totally new experience for you and your little friend.

Premature Kittens

Discovering an orphaned or abandoned kitten, and deciding to hand-raise the little one can be a rewarding, yet daunting undertaking. Finding out that the kitten may be premature can leave you feeling even more anxious and wondering whether you’ll be able to care for this fragile being.

Cat Treatment

Vomiting and Diarrhea

When a kitten has diarrhea or vomiting, your first priority is to take him to the vet. The loss of body fluids at a rapid rate will dehydrate your kitten quickly and he could die. Both of these symptoms can be part of a larger health concern and a vet should be sought promptly for guidance and proper medication.

How To Take Care of Them

A totally new experience for you and your little friend.

Weaning

Weaning

Weaning is a difficult time for a kitten. He has become used to nursing on his bottle and may be...

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Before You Do Anything Else

Please click on this link Keeping Your Kitten Warm. (Link opens a new window so you can come back to this page when you’re finished reading it).

Do YOU need help with a specific question? Send me an email: miller478@comcast.net

Welcome to a labor of love that was put together to help anyone who has suddenly found themselves with an orphaned or abandoned kitten.

This website was set-up to serve as an online resource center, supplying you with all the information, tools and support you need to bring this kitten up into a well-socialized and loving feline companion. So remember to breathe, and relax, for caring for such a small fragile creature is very rewarding and satisifyin secure lid.

  • Soft bedding, rags, towels etc. Have a lot on hand, you will need them.
  • Plastic bottle to store boiled and cooled water in
  • Bottle brush
  • Small flea comb

If the kitten isn’t noticeably ill, (diarrhea, lethargy, not eating) please do not take him to the vet right away. If he seems okay, plan on taking him in in a few days after he has had time to gain strength. But of course if you even suspect he might be ill take him in immediately. Wrap him up in warm toweling and keep him close to you.

Other Illnesses