Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Dietary requirements: neonatal

Contributor(s): Alison Jones

Introduction

  • First 36 hours of life are very stressful - a critical period nutritionally due to physiological and neurological immaturity.

Composition of natural milk

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Starting solid food

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Orphan

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Sturgess C P et al(1997)Investigation of the association between whole blood and tissue taurine levels and the development of thoracic deformities in neonatal Burmese kittens. Vet Rec141(22), 566-570.
  • Remillard R L et al(1993)Comparison of kittens fed queen's milk with those fed milk replacers. Am J Vet Res54(6), 901-907.


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