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post #1 of 19
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Jada's kittens will be 4 weeks old tomorrow! They are quite active now and running fast! We are still keeping them in the bathroom 95% of the time but letting them out into the living room/dining room area once a day to run around and get some needed exercise and playtime! They are so much fun still and so so sweet and innocent. I'm sure they will get more and more curious and wild in the coming weeks.

I took this picture outside trying to get clearer pics. They are in our wicker laundry basket.




Peek-a-boo!




Jada watching over.....


Jada walks around behind them licking and trilling as they run around the living room.


A fun cute movie!
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post #2 of 19
Oh my god they are adorable!!! The movie is so cute, who is the bigger cat in wicker basket?? Momma does a great job with her babies.
post #3 of 19
Looks like Jada has done a fantastic job with her kittens.

Katie
post #4 of 19
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Oh my god they are adorable!!! The movie is so cute, who is the bigger cat in wicker basket?? Momma does a great job with her babies.
That's Jazz in the basket. He's my recently neutered male. He's surprisingly patient with the kittens. I have to keep my eye on him though cuz he'd love to pounce one. He's more and more stimulated by them now that they are running around and meowing louder.

We lost the kittens daddy (Juby in the pic below) about a week ago. He was not yet neutered and always trying to get out. Well, he escaped and we searched and searched for him. My neighbor brought him home to us in a box the next morning. He'd roamed out to the main highway and got hit. We're all having a hard time dealing with it and this is the first time I've mentioned it here out of guilt and just plain grief. He was the feral we had rescued at 4 weeks and nursed back to health.

Anyway, Jazz is our other male and he's had a triple wammy lately but is doing ok. He lost his buddy Juby, then lost his manhood (neutered) and Jada's kittens are now taking over his territory. LOL He's doing well though considering.....
post #5 of 19
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Originally Posted by TNR1
Looks like Jada has done a fantastic job with her kittens.

Katie
She's an amazing momma! We were surprised by how naturally she took to being a mom being that she's just a year old.
post #6 of 19
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Originally Posted by Momof3Cats&Kids
That's Jazz in the basket. He's my recently neutered male. He's surprisingly patient with the kittens. I have to keep my eye on him though cuz he'd love to pounce one. He's more and more stimulated by them now that they are running around and meowing louder.

We lost the kittens daddy (Juby in the pic below) about a week ago. He was not yet neutered and always trying to get out. Well, he escaped and we searched and searched for him. My neighbor brought him home to us in a box the next morning. He'd roamed out to the main highway and got hit. We're all having a hard time dealing with it and this is the first time I've mentioned it here out of guilt and just plain grief. He was the feral we had rescued at 4 weeks and nursed back to health.

Anyway, Jazz is our other male and he's had a triple wammy lately but is doing ok. He lost his buddy Juby, then lost his manhood (neutered) and Jada's kittens are now taking over his territory. LOL He's doing well though considering.....
I'm really sorry about Juby (HUGS). I know it's tough to lose a housepet...I lost one as a child.

I'm sure that Jazz will adjust to his recent neuter (just keep an eye on his interaction with mom cat because males can still carry active sperm for a month after a neuter) and the kittens.

Katie
post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by Momof3Cats&Kids
She's an amazing momma! We were surprised by how naturally she took to being a mom being that she's just a year old.
I'm so glad she did a good job...some mom cats really don't know how to take care of kittens.

I do hope you plan to give mom a nice treat of a trip to the vet for a spay when her kittens are weaned.

Katie
post #8 of 19
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Yes, we're keeping Jazz and Jada seperated except when we are around to supervise. Jada spends most of her time in the bathroom with the kittens but when they are sleeping she now scratches at the door to be let out. We keep them in seperate rooms unless we can watch them.

BTW, we are keeping one of Juby's sons in his memory. We kept his collar and nametag and will give it to little Juby when he's big enough to wear it. We haven't decided yet if we want to give him Juby's name or something new.
post #9 of 19
It is so darn cute. Skittles came to the laptop to look... Maybe it will get her in gear.
post #10 of 19
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Originally Posted by TNR1
I'm so glad she did a good job...some mom cats really don't know how to take care of kittens.

I do hope you plan to give mom a nice treat of a trip to the vet for a spay when her kittens are weaned.

Katie
We are definately spaying her when the kittens start weaning. We don't want this to happen again. It was obviously not planned in the first place. We were new to owning cats and just weren't completely "educated" on the manner of cats. This forum has been a HUGE help in that regard.
post #11 of 19
Sorry about Juby. I see where they got their coloring Juby was a beauty. I hope Jazz doesn't lose to much more.
post #12 of 19
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Sorry about Juby. I see where they got their coloring Juby was a beauty. I hope Jazz doesn't lose to much more.
Thanks. Yes, Juby was a beauty. He was my husband's favorite and he treated him accordingly (he was spoiled) and he called him "Pretty Boy" because he really was pretty. People always thought he was a female. We miss him dearly.
post #13 of 19
OH I am soooooooooo sorry to hear about Juby. how sad.


That video is too cute! it is like Jada is saying "oh now you will be all dirty roaming around here". heheee.
post #14 of 19
Sorry to hear about Juby. It looks like everything has gone very well otherwise, so far. I hope it continues to.
post #15 of 19
They are so lovely! I went a kitten
post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by Momof3Cats&Kids
Thanks. Yes, Juby was a beauty. He was my husband's favorite and he treated him accordingly (he was spoiled) and he called him "Pretty Boy" because he really was pretty. People always thought he was a female. We miss him dearly.
are you planning to keep an orange boy in his memory?
post #17 of 19
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Yes, we're keeping one of his boys. He's the smaller of the two and a real sweetheart. He looks just like Juby but is much friendlier than Juby was at this age. LOL We had rescued Juby from a barn where he was covered in fleas, ticks and worms. His mom was feral and abandoned them after they were attacked by a dog. So he was quite traumatized when we brought him home. Then the defleaing was hard on him because he was not even a pound and we had to use a flea comb several times to remove the fleas. He hissed and growled and hated us. But he finally forgave us and came around but was never very friendly or a lap cap by any means. Pettings came only when he decided he wanted it. And he ALWAYS struggled to get outside. Anyway, yes, we are keeping his little look-alike son but are hoping he'll be more socialable.
post #18 of 19
Those are beautiful kittens!!!!

I'm so sorry to hear about Juby. He was darling. It's so hard...
post #19 of 19
I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Juby.

I love the orange boy with the white on the tail.
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