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8 week old kittens *pic heavy*

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jaw-dropping.gif What the? where did the?

 

 

how'd they get so BIG?

 

Emrys' kittens are 8 weeks old

 

I am still to this day amazed at how ROUGH kittens get with one another at this age, it's equal to 4 year old human kids  taking spiked baseball bats to one another and calling it "play" lol.

 

 

anyway, as far as I know they are pretty much weaned, I haven't seen them nurse for a few days, but that doesn't mean they don't nurse at night, Emry still has milk.

 

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I wonder, does having a completely wild parent have any effect on the initial behavior of the kittens?  none of them are particularly cuddly, despite being handled constantly since about 2 weeks old, they don't like being picked up and only a couple will sit or lay by me when I sit on the floor, otherwise they pretty much ignore me.

 

First up is Sokka, he is the biggest HAM I have ever seen, and is probably the friendliest of the bunch, he loves to have his belly rubbed.

 

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He is also HUGE, a tiny short haired version of Big Red (one of the feral toms around here) at 8 weeks old he wieghs 2 pounds 7 ounces. I so wish I could keep him, but I have a rule of no boys, I don't like toms in the house, neutered or otherwise.

 

Then there is Bolin

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He is..well, if the pictures are any indication, he's kinda skittish, doesn't really like to be bothered, he is one of the lightest kittens, only wieghing 1 pound and 3 ounces.

 

Then there is Korra(and Sokka, who insisted on being in the pictures lol)

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She is the brave one, the first to do anything, which ofcourse is followed suit by her brothers and sisters. She wieghs 1 pound 5 ounces

 

And Azula

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She's the quiet one, not really bold nor nervous, more in between she weighs 1 pound 2 ounces

 

And "Momo" now re-named Kevie (Big E sound)

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She is JUST like her mother, grouchy most of the time, wants to be left alone, wants attention only on her terms, she will be staying here as I have fallen in love. she is the heaviest of the girls and weighs 2 pounds exactly. that is not a trick of the light, btw she does have super dark stripes on her legs, the ones on her body are super light.

 

and there there is Katara

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I love her feet, her tan foot has pink pads, the rest of her feet have black pads

 

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She is still very much the spastic loner, doesn't like being touched, doesn't like being held, just does her own thing. she wieghs 1 pound and 4 ounces, yet size wise she is the smallest of the 6.

 

I am also amazed at how they are starting to fill out, Azula, Kevie, and Katara are very thin-framed, like Emry, Bolin, Sokka, and Korra are all thicker bodied.

 

 

I love these little guys to death, but I am SO ready to see them off to their new homes, I made the mistake of letting them explore the upper part of the house yesterday since I didn't work and I had the house to myself, big mistake, within 30 minutes they had managed to pull the tablecloth (and everything else on the table) off the dinning room table, (including a bowl of sugar) and they had knocked a relatively heavy potted plant out of the window, and then proceeded to track wet dirt all over the living room thewife.gif

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Arent kittens great fun!!!

 

They are adorable though!!

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Originally Posted by -_aj_- View Post

Arent kittens great fun!!!

 

 

they are, lol. I love watching them grow and change every day, I'm amazed at how they've grown in just the last week, I take weekly pictures for my FB lol

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Oh My Goodness!! What cute little loves!!  I just love their big ears!

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Oh My Goodness!! What cute little loves!!  I just love their big ears!


Their ears are hilarious, especially Kevies' her ears are gigantic compared to her head xD

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