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  • I would think very warm compresses would be the best solution...are the kittens nursing well...does the milk look ok?
  • kittens seem hungrey and only suckling from front teats milk in front teats but back teats are so engorged nipples not protruding out enabling kittens to suckle mums belly hot too have started synulox anti biotics incase mastitus but shouldnt be im sure at this early stage really worried now knackered from no sleep

    Dawn said:
    I would think very warm compresses would be the best solution...are the kittens nursing well...does the milk look ok?
  • Aww poor mama...will expressing milk from her help? I dont know alot about this subject...but having engorged myself when I had my first son I remember how painful it was...
  • yep we hand feeding babies and letting them nurse from mum too also i put her straight onto anti biotics yesterday, am bloody knackered from friday night ive had about 2 hrs sleep lol!

    Christine Duffy said:
    If it is really solid Shelley in addition to the above, give Urtica 30c daily until the milk softens I had this with Dallas for three days. But make sure kits are getting some milk
  • all the best with babies shelly, know youre still tired too, nb we only bottle fed a si baby once and was worth it but hard work we did 5 to 10 mls every 90 mins day and two hrs during the nights - ope oyu dont need to hand rear babies and moomins milk teats soon sort themselves out shes had a stressful start maybe this started it ? shall e mail or phone you tomorrow to see how the new family is xx hugs paws prayers am sure since you have a v good vets up there in your area shell be okay !
    shelly bramley said:
    yep we hand feeding babies and letting them nurse from mum too also i put her straight onto anti biotics yesterday, am bloody knackered from friday night ive had about 2 hrs sleep lol!

    Christine Duffy said:
    If it is really solid Shelley in addition to the above, give Urtica 30c daily until the milk softens I had this with Dallas for three days. But make sure kits are getting some milk
  • any news shelly ?
  • Hope things have settled down Shelly.
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