Howlyn Cattery - Our Kittens - October 17, 2009

September 17, 2009 Litter

October 17, 2009

Four weeks old and ready to run! There comes a time in every kitten's life when it's time to move on from the birthing pen and into the world at large. That time is now. First step: Getting out and learning about the litter box. Queens will lick their babies bottoms to stimulate them to nurse and clean up what comes out. As you might imagine, once the kittens start eating regular food, they tire quickly of this chore. The kittens are now interested in what Mom eats, and want to try it out. But Mom's suddenly lose their desire to lick bottoms. Wonder why? :)

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