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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Orphan kitties from a school: Iodine and Bromine

Update 8am 21 Aug: Bromine faded on Tuesday morning, cause of death Fading Kitten Syndrome. No sign of respiratory distress. Iodine faded at 1020pm. Same cause of death. CPR was administered.
| Bromine, tabby and white male; Iodine, black female |
Two 2-week-old orphaned newborns came to our foster home yesterday. Their mother is a feral cat around Temasek Secondary School and some humans separated her kittens from her, leaving them orphaned. There were three kittens at first, one has been fostered/adopted, and the remaining two are at ours now.

Their eyes haven't opened yet but their canines are starting to bud, which puts them at about close to 2 weeks old. They are drinking well, but having a touch of diarrhoea. Iodine is smaller in size and weaker, and we hope she pulls through and does not fade. Both of them are relatively healthy so far, if a bit hypothermic when first arrived.

Iodine, with a milk moustache
Bromine, also with a milk moustache
They are currently on 2- to 4-hourly feeds of KMR milk with vitamins B, C, colostrum, CoQ10, probiotics, glucose. When they are healthy and on solid food, vet checked, they will be put available for adoption. For now, paws crossed for them!

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  1. Hi, Chlorine another siblings of these two kitten died today at 9plus~ After reading this post, we believe that the cause of death is the same as she was lively as usual. at 7pm she was still ask usually moving around cuddling at the pillow and suddenly when cold at 9pm.