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Q: In bottle feeding a kitten, how much KMR is too much?

October 19, 2008 | By Janet R. | 4 answers | Expired: 2158 days ago

Janet R.

I have a week old foster kitten that I am bottle feeding. I have followed the directions on the back of the KMR (2 Tablespoons per 4 ozs. of body weight) but my kitten seems to be able to take a lot more. Am I overfeeding him? Will he automatically stop when he has had enough? I don't want to make him sick.

He seems to be doing fine, but I am just not sure when enough is enough and too much is hurtful.

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Allison M.
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Oct 20, 2008

Janet,
I have a book I bought the first time I bottle fed because I was such a worry wart! I will bring it in for you, but in the mean time, the babies stop when they are full. It's great your kitten is doing so well!

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Maya R.
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Oct 20, 2008

They will stop when they are full. Sometimes they will start to spit it out or push the bottle away when they are done.

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meg Y.
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Oct 20, 2008

Feed the kitten til they fall asleep, they know how much they need. If they seem disiterested then they're done.

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VKiggins
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Oct 19, 2008

After many a foster, I have learned that they themselves stop when they are full. Feed away at this age!

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