Kitten Care

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.