If you are really into punishment, then fostering bottle babies is for you! It's a job and someone has to do it. Someone has to get up every 4 hours and work a nipple into a tiny screaming mouth, sometimes as many as six of them. Someone has to burp those little guys. Someone has to make them potty and clean them up afterward. It might as well be you!
Seriously, caring for bottle babies is extremely rewarding. There is nothing like seeing such tiny little helpless creatures grow so quickly -- and they do -- in just a few weeks.
Caring for bottle babies also takes lots of love and a very strong heart because chances are at least one of the little kittens is going to leave us to play with the angels all too soon. On a national average, only 1 in 5 kittens actually survives. Bottle-Baby Fosters help make a difference in that statistic.
If you are willing to take on this challenge, please contact us about being a Bottle-Baby Foster.
We do ask, however, that you have experience with cats and kittens. If you are new to bottle-babies, we will partner you with someone who has such experience so you can help that person. Once you have knowledge and experience, we will proceed with allowing you to take on this challenge.
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