Kitten diaries: 4-5 weeks

It’s now been over a month since I first laid eyes on my latest foster kittens, and they are now scarcely recognisable from the fragile infants whose very survival once hung in the balance. Hand rearing is such a rewarding experience as you get to witness the kittens grow and develop, surprising you with new…

Kitten diaries: 3 weeks old

A little over a week ago now, I welcomed a litter of six tiny kittens into my home after they were abandoned by their mother. Volunteering for my local Cats Protection branch I have become the designated orphan kitten mum, looking after some of the youngest and most vulnerable kittens which come through our care….

Tiny tigers

A little over two weeks ago I took in a litter of 5 newborn kittens through my local Cats Protection branch, for which I am a volunteer. The kittens were tiny, able to fit easily in the palm of my hand and could not have been more than a couple of days old as their…

Raising orphans

Apologies for the lack of blog posts recently, there hasn’t been a lot of time to get out and about and take photographs as you will see I have had my hands rather full in the past week! I have been hand rearing this litter of three adorable orphaned kittens for my local branch of…