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20 Apr 2006

Nursing Kittens
Im a bit curious about something , the mommy cat I rescued is still nursing her kittens , I have kept two of the babies and they are 10 wks old already eating well and very playful .... should I be concerned about this or will she decide when enough is enough ??? she is a bit psycho about this tho and at times calls them to cuddle and to nurse and at other times she wallops them .. poor little blighters will have issues that will need a shrink later .

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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Do not be concerned, as long as you provide them with adequate food they will stop suckling when the mother is ready.

Dr Malan van Zyl
Veterinary Specialist Physician
Cape Town
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