If the babies aren't crying like they are in distress, and they are moving 
about with a normal amount of energy, then give momma another day or 
so....colostrum comes in prior to the milk....and it is all they need until 
then.  IF you are truly worried, you could offer them a teeny bit of KMR from a 
syringe...just be careful that they don't aspirate it.

I am fostering a feral momma and babies right now....during a very protracted 
birthing time (which finally meant a trip to an emergency vet and a shot of 
pitocin), I took the firstborn and gave it a supplemental nursing...just to get 
it settled down so momma could birth it's siblings!  It sounds like you are 
doing an outstanding job...trust your instincts.

Debbie (COL)
"The time is always right to do what is right" -  Martin Luther King

> From: sheila...@aol.com
> Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:29:45 -0400
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: [Felvtalk] Stray
> Hello all . I haven't posted in a while but have been reading everyday. 
> All of my positives are healthy and happy, but on April fools day I had a 
> stray cat come to my front door . I brought her in fed her and two hours 
> later 
> she gave birth to three beautiful healthy kittens. When I was petting the 
> momma this morning I rubbed her stomach and it feels like she has no milk 
> in her breast. The kittens are fat little butterballs and are not crying 
> from hunger. Is this normal or should I be concerned. My vet is closed on 
> Thursday and the next vet is fifty miles away. I'm not sure what to do. I 
> don't 
> want to be a nervous nelly if the babies are just drinking the milk as 
> fast as she makes it. 
> Sheila in SC
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