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Orphan Kitten Club: Dedicated to Saving the Lives of the Tiniest Felines

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For the past decade, Hannah Shaw, better known as The Kitten Lady, has dedicated her life to saving the most vulnerable of cats – neonatal kittens. Hannah has a huge following on Instagram, featuring some of the most adorable photos of kittens you’ll ever see online, but she is about so much more than just cute photos. Shaw has become a force in the animal advocacy world, and is the go-to expert on how to save and raise orphaned kittens. In addition to teaching neonatal kitten workshops at shelters around the country, her website and YouTube channel offer a wealth of resources on kitten care.Continue Reading

Caring for Abandoned Kittens

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Raising abandoned kittens can be challenging, but it can also be very rewarding. Depending on their age, kittens who have been abandoned or rejected by their mother, or whose mother has died, may need to be hand raised.

Ideally, kittens should be with their mother until they’re at least five or six weeks old. The longer they can nurse, the better. Young kittens need their mother’s milk not just for nutrition, but also to receive important antibodies that will protect them against disease later in life. Since orphaned kittens don’t have this protection, they can be particularly vulnerable to disease.Continue Reading

A Visit with the Kitten Lady

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Hannah Shaw quite possibly has the best job in the world. She devotes her life to saving the most vulnerable of cats – neonatal kittens. Since her first rescue eight years ago, Hannah has developed a huge following on Instagram, featuring some of the most adorable photos of kittens you’ll ever see online, but she is about so much more than just cute photos. Shaw has become the go to expert on how to save and raise orphaned kittens. In addition to teaching neonatal kitten workshops at shelters around the country, her website and YouTube channel offer a wealth of resources on kitten care.Continue Reading