When and how to wean a KITTEN

When and how to wean a KITTEN

When and how to wean a KITTEN

Weaning is the course of progress from mother’s milk to strong food. In a perfect world, it ought to be taken care of totally by the mother, however now that you are a pet parent, it is your obligation to appropriately wean

When to begin?
A ton of pet guardians are befuddled about when to begin weaning. It ought to be done when the cats are around a month old and be finished when they are 8-10 weeks old. Ordinarily, it requires 6-10 weeks to wean a little cat however the cycle differs from one cat to another.
One sign to begin weaning the cat is the point at which they begin to snack or attempt to bite the taking care of jug. It is prescribed that you converse with your vet.

When and how to wean a KITTEN

When and how to wean a KITTEN

The most effective method to wean…
Bargain partition gradually: Don’t separate the little cat from the mother before about a month. Additionally in the underlying weaning stages, you could keep the sovereign feline (mother) around as she would know the most ideal way. At the point when the cat turns out to be more free, he would have the option to invest more energy alone without the mother.

Taking care of tips: Start by giving the food (or milk replacers) in an exceptionally shallow dish. Along these lines, it would be simple for the little cat to guzzle it up. Dunk your finger in the milk and let the little cat lick it first. Then, at that point, gradually guide him to the bowl.
You can give a blend of dry food and canned food. Ensure that you pulverize the dry food into tiny pieces so it is not difficult to bite and swallow.

Serve the food near room temperature or tepid. It is smart to mix every one of the fixings and make a smooth glue. This way licking it would be more straightforward.
You ought to take care of the cat gradually yet at incessant spans, each 2-3 hours. Around evening time, in the event that the cat is dozing don’t awaken him.


On the off chance that by some coincidence, he is ravenous he’ll awaken you by poking or crying.
Weaning plan
Week 4-5: Slightly dampened food, ideally in slush structure.
Week 5-6: The cat will begin snacking on dry kibble.
Week 6-7: Give them strong food.
Before 7 weeks’ over, the weaning system will be finished and the cat will be cheerfully eating strong food.

Tips for a simpler weaning process
Right age: Start at the right age (referenced above) and in the correct way for productive outcomes.
Make it a steady cycle: Make sure that the change is continuous. An unexpected shift from mother’s milk to strong food can make a negative difference.
Sustenance balance: Use food (bundled) particularly figured out for weaning little cats. This food is made remembering the calorie admission and nourishing requirements of cats.


Keep the little cat warm: It is critical to continue to wean cats warm. You could try different things with warming cushions or heated water bottles. Simply be exceptionally cautious, never let the cat be. Wrap the boiling water bottle in a fabric to stay away from direct contact with heat.

Tolerance is the key: Remember that your little cat is gaining some new useful knowledge and you should give him an opportunity to adjust to this new propensity. Try not to get irritated or excessively bothered on the off chance that circumstances don’t pan out in the first go.

By Kritika Manchanda

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