A kitten's antics aren't just adorable and enticing; they're a roadmap to physical and behavioral development. Make sure the kittens in your care are on the right track with this infographic based on Dr. Susan Krebsbach's "From Helpless Newborn to Skilled Acrobat: Feline Development and the Orphaned Kitten": - See more at: http://maddiesinstitute.typepad.com/chewonthis/2013/06/kittens-the-first-six-weeks-
If you’ve rescued a kitten whose mother died or abandoned her, you’ll have to fill that role. Newborn kittens need round-the-clock care and monitoring, but can be raised by a human caregiver. Before attempting this, however, take the kitten to a veterinarian for a thorough examination and to enlist his advice to create a plan of care.