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- Socializing a Kitten
- Pediatric Spay and Neuter
- Finding A Good Home For a Kitten
- 7 Good Reasons to Adopt Two Kittens Together
Determining a Kitten’s Age
Under 1 week: Eyes shut, ears flat to head, skin pinkish. Part of umbilical cord may be attached. Scooting on belly.
- 10-14 days: Eyes begin to open, ears flat. Smaller than your hand. Still scoot.
- 3 weeks: Eyes fully open – blue in color, ears erect, tooth buds visible. Walking but wobbly.
- 4 weeks: Teeth erupt. Possible interest in canned food. Walking.
- 5-6 weeks: Eyes changing from blue to adult color. Playful – begin to pounce and leap.
- 8-9 weeks: Weigh about two pounds.