How Long Can Kittens Go Without Food, Before It's Alarming?

How Long Can Kittens Go Without Food?

Cats can go up to two weeks without eating as long as they have access to water.  Still, it’s important to understand that a cat can become malnourished and ill if she goes without food for even two days

What Should Kittens Eat?

Kitten prefers wet food in general, because it keeps them hydrated.  However, dry food is much more practical and convenient for owners since it lasts much longer when placed down.

Is It Normal For My New Kitten To Not Eat?

Kittens might to refuse to eat for a couple of reasons, such as dental problems, infections, digestive issues, or due to stress or anxiety.

What Happens If A Kitten Doesn’t Eat?

Kittens that don’t eat for a certain period of time will become weak and lethargic.  Unfortunately, if cats are not fed enough, they can quickly experience organ failure.

How To Get A Kitten To Eat?

• Offer a variety of foods

• Make sure the food is at the right temperature

• Serve small meals frequently

• Use a shallow dish

• If your kitten still refuses to eat, consult a veterinarian