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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I have been fostering a mother cat and single male kitten

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I have been fostering a mother cat and single male kitten for several weeks. The kitten is about 4 weeks. Mom is not a nurturing mother and now that kitten is eating wet food she has gotten a bit rough with him. I have fostered a lot of moms and kittens but never a single and she will grab him roughly and bite him and rabbit kick him. She hasn't broken the skin but he cries when she is doing it. I don't want to interrupt normal mothering but this worries me. Any advice?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the Veterinarian. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the kitten?
Customer: I don'tthink so.He has recieved
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 1 month ago.

Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 1 month ago.

Is the kitten still trying to feed from mom?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
he is but she only allows it periodically and for a short time
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
On second thought, I would like to cancel this request. I trust the 5.00 charge and 17.00 charge on my visa will be credited.
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 1 month ago.

I have referred you to customer services