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Guide to Raising Underage Kittens


This guidebook is designed to provide a lot of information on the care of underage kittens and is applicable to foster parents, rescue groups, and animal sheltering facilities. We have broken it into small sections for you to read through. There is a large section on Kitten Nurseries for anyone ready to take that big leap.

This guidebook is part of a resource library maintained jointly by the Shelter Medicine Programs at the University of Wisconsin and UC Davis. The latest version of this document and all other shared resources can be found at their respective websites.

Published under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license.

Last Updated On: April 27, 2017