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We just picked up a kitten from the side of the road and it

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hi we just picked up a kitten from the side of the road and it looks severely dehydrated how is the best was to rehydrate and how often.
it is very lethargic, it also looks to be malnourished
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry for the condition this kitten is in but glad that you have decided to rescue him.

I do have a few questions to ask about him first if you don't mind:

1. Can you approximate his age or weight? Does he seem like only a few weeks old, in other words, or older than this?

2. Does he feel cold to you?

There may be a slight delay after I receive your answers since I have to type up a response to you. Thanks for your patience. Deb