Weeks ago we were told these two adorable and mischievous kittens were ready for a forever home.
Unfortunately on arrival for collection we found two kittens, covered in fleas, ears still folded and in a bad way. Momma cat was no where to be seen and the owner seemed intent they had to go immediately. So off we went, two very small babies and no expectations on the survival of these fluffs.
Bottle feeding commenced, followed by bladder stimulation and litter tray training. Nice warm flea baths and worming, took hours! A warm hot water bottle for the bed and lots of love; they soon found their legs and started exploring and giving us kisses.
Unfortunately Nala developed a bladder infection, the vets said they are now around 6 weeks old and weigh 0.333 lbs.
It was touch and go for a while, Nala was on three different medications and we were told if she didn’t improve it could be either her kidneys or a physical development deformity and to expect the worse.
6 days later…
Nala is now recovered! And our staffy Jess has taken to mothering both of them, keeping them in check and letting them play on her and sleep next to her.
Both kitties are doing great, jumping around, playing and living their best life with their new animal momma Jess and human family.
I’d never usually take kittens at that age, but that was definitely the right thing to do for them. The bottle feeding through the nights were worth it to see how strong they have become.
I hope to share many more adventures with our little farm we have going on here; three cats, one dog, two guinea pigs. One day maybe I’ll have my own rescue centre to save more needing some love.
But for now we have all we need right here.