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Giving Kittens Away

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by SarahFair, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. SarahFair

    SarahFair Songster

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    What is the best age?
    My KiKi gave birth to 4 kittens on June 6. They are 13 weeks old now but still nursing on and off.
    I wanted to wait till they were fully naturally weaned by KiKi and keep them together as long as possible for good social behaviors (plus I love them all!).
    The SO says it should be soon as people are going to want cute little kittens.. not cute awkward staged ones.

  2. Gmsg01

    Gmsg01 Chirping

    May 4, 2011
    West Monroe,NY
    Best to give them away after spayed or neutered, to help make sure they don't contribute to the "too many pesky cats" problem [​IMG]
    I've seen that done at 8 weeks, so seems like these guys should be good candidates!
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2011
  3. watchdogps

    watchdogps Songster

    Jun 4, 2011
    Central Ohio
    Many places will do it right at the 2lb mark. Make sure you get momma done too, as she can get rebred while nursing.
  4. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    8-10 weeks would be a normal range for kittens and puppies.
  5. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Quote:Yeah, this.
  6. Orchid

    Orchid Songster

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    10-12 weeks is actually a better age for them as far as social development goes, in my personal opinion.
  7. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Songster

    Jan 13, 2009
    fort ashby, wv
    8 WKS by law, get mom spayed before she gets pregnant again

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