Meet kitten Beanie Baby! This sweet little floof was bottle raised by another foster, now I’m weaning & litter box training as he gets over some tummy troubles. Beanie Baby is a “meat nurser” which means he hasn’t learned to chomp & lick yet, instead he sucks on wet food like he would a nipple. When I fed him yesterday when we got home Beanie stuck his whole face in the bowl, and his paws, and was kneading the meat as he suckled it… which is why he looks a little wet in this picture – he got a good wipe down (and was then placed on a heating pad) so he doesn’t get too crusty! @fosterbubbies said.
Beanie Baby & I wish all the human, fur, & foster Mamas out there a Happy Mother’s Day! @fosterbubbies said.
Beanie Baby is so floofy! He’s around 5 weeks old and is getting playful. It’s fun watching this little puffball dart around and play with his toys. One thing you have to watch out for with singletons is that they tend to attack human hands & feet so it’s important to have toys nearby to redirect them to! When they have a sibling, all that energy is directed at their kitty friend and they can teach eachother how to play gently with their squeals when they are being too rough. This is one reason it’s so important to adopt young kittens in pairs! @fosterbubbies said.
Happy Thursday from this roly poly. He’s great in the litter box and great at slurping his wet food. Still learning to drink water & eat crunchy food. It can take singletons a little longer to figure these things out since they have no one to copy! Learning how to cat is one more reason to #AdoptAPair! @fosterbubbies said.
Beanie Baby’s blep is too cute! @fosterbubbies said.
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One thing I love about the shelter I foster for is their pre-adoption program. Young kittens need a kitten friend to learn from, play with, & cuddle with. Because of this, young kittens like Beanie can only be preadopted in pairs. As a foster this makes sending my babies back to the shelter so much easier, knowing they will be set up for success & a happy life with a best friend. Beanie will be available for pre-adoption very soon, and I can’t wait for him to have a kitten buddy! @fosterbubbies said.
Beanie Baby is officially available for pre-adoption! In case you missed my last post, that means he is available with another kitten as a pair. Young kitties learn so much from interacting with each other there is really no substitute! Once you’ve seen how much fun and comfort kittens bring to each other, and how much cuteness and joy they bring to their human families, you will never want a solo kitty again. @fosterbubbies said.
This floofy bean is ready for his forever home. Beanie is around 6 weeks old – a critical age for emotional & social development. Kittens learn so much from each other, which is one reason it’s so important for them to have kitty friends. Beanie Baby is available for pre-adoption with another kitten. #AdoptAPair @fosterbubbies said.