My crew of born-in-a-brush-pile kitties acted like that at first. They were
7-8 weeks old when we brought them into our house. We had them quarantined
in our bedroom, got a positve FELV test, and kept them in there until we
could run a confirming test 3 months later, and get our adult kitty
My other issue is that is took in 3 female barn kittens last Sat. We are
estimating they are about 8 wks (just got spayed on Mon and all weigh almost 3
lbs). They were born in a barn in Indiana- mom was dropped off on this man's
farm and had her kittens in the barn. I don't know too many
You're actually off to a very good start.
- Keep holding and petting, whether they admit to liking it or not, and keep
the feathery toys handy.
- Keep them in a very small space so you can easily get your hands on them.
- Add a little meat baby food to your repertoire, especially
yeah, what susan just said. i will go and sit in the room with them,
too, with some absolutely irresistable toy and make an absolute fool out of
myself playing with it, ignoring them all the while. often the temptation to
play is just TOO great to resist i won't try to force contact on
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