Kittens' eyes change color permanently by three months of age. The eye color of most newborn kittens is a shade of blue. Once permanent, colors range from brown to green.Continue Reading
Kittens' eye colors fluctuate between three to eight weeks of age. Colors range from amber to orange during this stage. When colors continue to fluctuate well past three months of age, the young cat may be experiencing health problems. Colors that indicate illness can include dark yellow, red-orange and dark brown. An eye color that's a shade of blue may be a sign of blindness or an eye injury in cats. Some cat conditions that list eye color change as a symptom include feline leukemia, uveitis and other infections. Some of these ailments are fatal. A veterinarian should be consulted when an adult cat's eye color changes rapidly.
When a cat has a different eye color in each eye, the result is known as complete heterochromia. The condition typically manifests as a blue eye with a brown, green or yellow eye. Any type of cat can develop complete heterochromia, but it most commonly occurs in cats with white fur. Until their eyes change permanently, kittens with heterochromia feature a different shade of blue in each eye.Learn more about Cats
Catnip is completely safe for kittens, but they do not usually respond to it until at least three months of age due to their genetics, according to WebMD. Sensitivity to catnip is an inherited trait which typically starts to show between 3 and 6 months of age. However, some cats never receive any effect from the herb.Full Answer >
The number of kittens born per litter depends on the age of the cat and her past breeding experiences. Approximately one to eight kittens are born in each litter, but most cats give birth to four to six kittens at a time.Full Answer >
Adopt kittens through Petfinder by searching for your location and preferred breed, age and gender of cat. Next, contact the rescue group or shelter listed on the specific advertisement for the kitten you want. It then arranges for you to meet the animals and adopt them, if approved.Full Answer >
A healthy way to feed baby Siamese kittens depends on their age as kittens under 6 weeks of age should be able to get all of their food needs from their mother's milk, according to the Animal Alliance of NYC. After 6 weeks, kittens can be weaned to dry food.Full Answer >