Our newest little baby is adjusting okay.. (see previous post for details) from spending time with him all day I'm guessing he's more like maybe 6 weeks old rather than 4. How do you know if a kitten still needs to be pottied/stimulated? I've had a little litterbox in there with him all day, he has eaten some wet food, drank a little water and lapped up a good amount of KMR, but hasn't gone pee or poo yet. He is very hissy and is old enough that he bites quite hard, when I tried to give him a flea bath he FREAKED and for some reason scruffing hasn't been working too well, it's like there's barely any skin on the back of his neck.. So I'm wondering if I should try pottying him tonight OR should I wait overnight to see if he pees or poops by himself?
Also worrying that he is lonely, if he had siblings then he's prob never been alone before and if no siblings then he prob hasn't left his momma's side until like today, still feeling so guilty that he is separated from his momma.. I wanted to get one of those snugglepuppy things with the heartbeat but $40 for a stuffed animal I cannot afford right now, we are taking him to the vet prob tomorrow if they can fit him in, we would very much appreciate any donations toward the vet visit and/or the snugglepuppy (or any suggestions for a homemade heartbeat stuffed animal thing?) I'm just afraid he's lonely and in a new scary place and I can't be by his side literally 24/7..
ANY advice on the pottying/stimulating? Tips on handling a bitey hissy feral kitten in general? (When I do anything that makes him nervous or scared he flips out, but as you can see in the vid once I have him cuddled in the towel in my lap then he's chill and accepts pets. But like getting him out of the cage is a hissapalooza, and trying anything further leads to the scratching and biting)
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