Giving a cat fluids under the skin is often essential in saving weak newborns, sick kittens or older cats with diseases such as chronic kidney failure that causes dehydration. This article includes detailed instructions and photos showing how to give sub-q fluids.
Tube feeding can save your kitten's life. It is a skill that every cat breeder can learn. This article includes updated step-by step-instructions complete with detailed photographs and a video explaining exactly how to tube feed newborn kittens easily and safely.
A dog breeder developed a new method of hand-feeding newborns that uses a cosmetic wedge sponge to substitute for the usual bottle and nipple. Learn more about this interesting method of hand-raising kittens.
Weighing your felines is an excellent "Early Warning System" for checking on the health of your kitties. Changes in weight can alert you to a problem long before any other symptom is apparent. This is especially important in newborn kittens.