How Much Should My Kitten Weigh?


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Newborn kittens typically weigh about 3.5 ounces, says The Nest, but that varies depending on the breed and other factors, such as the number of kittens in the litter. While nursing, a kitten should gain no more than half an ounce each day. Consistent weight gain indicates good health.

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How Much Should My Kitten Weigh?
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According to All-About-Cute-Kittens.com, kittens gain about 4 ounces within two weeks and up to 1 pound by six weeks of age. At 24 weeks, a kitten's growth rate starts to decrease. Full adult size is reached at 32 weeks when most cats weigh 8 to 12 pounds, depending on its breed.

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