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post #1 of 11
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Hello All,

I am new here, and also the new "mama" to, count them, 7 cats! I picked up a stray who happened to be pregnant. Dahlia is so small, that she only weighed 7.5lbs while almost full-term. 6 kittens later, she is much deflated. I also had a cat who preexisted her, named Kittie.

Dahlia, despite her size, is the "boss" around my place, and scares Kittie under the bed, but if I crouch down and pet them both at the same time, they seem to do okay.

But I have bigger problems...Dahlia has worms, and the kittens have fleas! What's a mama to do? The kittens are less than 2 wks. old and still breastfeeding. Any advice??
post #2 of 11
Hi and welcome to TCS
post #3 of 11
hey! welcome to TCS!!! ummm... she may be able to be de wormed at your local vets office. a drontal shouldn't btoher the cat or the nursing kittens... however, the kittens not reallty be given meds. 0they can be bathed though... however, they are not too effective and now you have to bomb/spray the house...
post #4 of 11
Welcome to the forum, I am only just a newbie myself but there is soo much info here I am sure someone can help.

Good luck with your 7 cats!!
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post #6 of 11
Hi and welcome to TCS! It's great that you've joined us!

If you have any questions as you find your way around the site, please feel free to click on my username and send me a private message. I'll be happy to help.
post #7 of 11
Hello and welcome to you and your fur-family I am sure you'll find lots of help and tips in the Pregnant Cats & Kitten Care Forum just jump right on in with any questions

Glad you dropped in to join us and keep us updated on those little cherubs
post #8 of 11
Hi there we're so happy to get the chance to welcome you and your kitties to TCS. I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay with us - we're one great big family and you'll find loads of friends here. If I can help at all while you're finding your way around TCS just click on my username and send me a Personal Message - I'll do what I can to answer your questions
post #9 of 11
Hola y bienvenido a TCS, ...Catulina y Milky te saludan!!........
(Translate: Hi and Welcome to TCS, Catulina and Milky say hello to you!!!...)

See you on the forums!
post #10 of 11
Hell and Welcme.
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