cat,kittens,no milk from mother

by brandy

my cat OREO HAD HER kittens on friday, and i noticed she had no milk. i cant find her babies. i think they are under this house that nobody lives in,cuz i saw her over there, but when i go over there, i call her with food and shake the bag and she wont come to me so dont know for sure they are there. but my question is, how do i get or help her to start producing milk? it may be too late, 4 days later, but maybe she has a tough kitty and i can at least help her to save one. i dont know. just trying to do something. just feeding and watering her is not working. yesterday she had little wet suck marks around her nipples, but today they are dry. please e mail me thanks for your time, brandy

Answer by Kate
If your cat has no milk i think only a vet can get it started with an injection. I am not an expert on this, but this is what I have heard.

As for your kittens four days is a very long time. If they are still alive they need to be reached and hand reared urgently. This may be a job for one of your animal rescue/charities to come and get to the kittens.

I have some pages about hand rearing kittens for your information the first page is here

I hope it's not too late and that you can get to the kittens. I have seen rescues like this before where animal rescue and the fire brigade have ripped floor boards up to get to cats etc. All very dramatic i'm afraid.

best wishes Kate

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