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5 reasons why mother cats kill their kittens

People ask why mother cats kill their kittens. Here are five possible reasons. The first possible reason why a mother…

1 month ago

When do kittens first eat solid food?

Young kittens of domestic cats become capable of taking adult food at about 30 to 32 days after birth. Their…

1 month ago

4 reasons why mother cats lick their kittens

During the first three weeks of kittens' lives their mother licks them extensively. The first and obvious reason is because…

1 month ago

Kitten copies mother’s yawn

Nothing much to say here except that it looks like this cute kitten is copying her mother's yawn and if…

3 months ago

Cat carries plush toy to her feeding bowl to share her food

The videos is called 'Caring is sharing' - very apt. This cat has firmly decided that the plush toy is…

5 months ago

How will a mother cat react if I touch her kittens?

I believe that the answer to the question is dependent upon how well the cat knows the person who is…

5 months ago

Why do mother cats sometimes eat their own kittens?

There are several possible reasons why a mother cat might eat her newborn kitten. I cover the reasons on this…

8 months ago

Why is my cat breastfeeding my other cat’s kittens and why is their mother allowing it?

This is something that happens quite a lot. Mother cats who are related frequently share nursing the young of their…

10 months ago

Mother cat fails to get good scruff of the neck bite on her kitten in tree rescue

This calico (tortie-and-white) mother cat, watched by her owner (a bit irritating), tries to rescue her kitten from a tree…

1 year ago

Terminal grandpa feral cat mentors orphaned domestic kittens and enjoys life in the process

I don't need words for this one. It is all in the video. It's nice to see this grumpy, geriatric…

1 year ago