If your house lives a cat, she is likely to need care during pregnancy and the birth of kittens.Caring owner should not only provide a feline quiet secluded place, where she can make peace in the offspring, but also the first time see to it that the cat was food and water near the "delivery room".Exhausted after the birth the animal will not go away.

Newborn kittens


than the eyes can be treated at a cat

if the cat got inexperienced owners, their attitude to the birth of fluffy squeaking kids can be unpredictable.Some are delighted and consistently live with the cat all the stages of the birth of kittens, starting from the onset of contractions.Other frightened and generally do not fit to the animal until the kittens are not begin gradually from the selected box. If the owners seem that the kittens too long to open his eyes or too inflated tummy, they can make a real panic, figuring out what to do now.

And those and others a lot of questions concerning the development of kittens.Why did not they look?Why are they so loud squeak?How many times a day they should feed the cat?This sometimes by curious owners is a tangible benefit, but there are also those who only tire cat increased attention.

When kittens should open his eyes?


how to treat the eyes of a kitten

In the first week of life kittens are just food and suck milk.The eyes of newborn kittens closed ear canals are clogged.Crawling is not of a directional nature - it's just instinctive movement legs to get to the maternal nipple.

In the second week the kittens grow quite rapidly and constantly acquire new skills.Cat, although still refers to her maternal responsibilities seriously enough, begins to spend more time away from the offspring.

eyes of most kittens will be opened in 10-14 days.At birth, they are closed because they need to protect themselves from the intrauterine environment, which can be quite harmful.Therefore, not only the eyelids are closed, but even as if glued.Gradually, the "glue" dries up, and the eyelids open. If seen small "souring" the eye, you can clean them with a solution of strong tea.With a cotton swab dipped in tea, lightly blotted her eyes, trying not to damage.

first kittens eyes dull blue color, they are not able to see.Some breeds, such as Sphynx, Devon Rex, eyes open much earlier - in 3-5 days.In Ragdoll - 10-14 days, the suckling period they also ends late.Kittens female eyes usually open earlier.The first sign - the eyelids begin to separate, visible through the crack muddy eyeballs.At least twenty-four hours after the complete opening of the eye pupils do not react to light.

Once the kitten is fully takes vision, it becomes more fun, begins to play and attempts to escape from the asylum.