5 Things You Need To Know About Fostering Kittens!

Oct 8, 2019
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  • My book is out TODAY! Order it here: www.kittenlady.org/bigbooklittlekittens

    Kitten LadyKitten LadyYear ago
    • just wondering, is there any reason you keep for 8 weeks rather than 12? I heard it's better for socialisation, so they can learn to 'speak cat' and they don't need their mum for this, siblings are sufficient, but idk if it's a myth or not.

      Fay ReidFay ReidYear ago
    • Kitten Lady hey I have some full ginger kittens one girl one boy and I canโ€™t tell them apart other than their buts

      isabelle unoisabelle unoYear ago
    • Kitten Lady i need ur help, my sister adopted a cat from craigslist that was only 6 weeks old.! though she is older now she still suckles on thinks like my other (male) cat what can i do .!

      kermitkermitYear ago
  • why nobody talks about how to choose the right family for the kittens to give in adoption?

    Claudia RodriguezClaudia Rodriguez4 months ago
  • you are like an angel for kittens

    Aurora CLXXIXAurora CLXXIX5 months ago
  • Awesome information... I just started fostering kittens and it is amazing.... Specially when you get to meet the new parents..... Keep up the awesome work and awesome videos.......

    Audrey Boswell BishopAudrey Boswell Bishop6 months ago
  • At 00:28 a cat kissed u !!! :D

    Mubashar BhattiMubashar Bhatti7 months ago
  • Hey, following your channel already for some time and you inspired me to also give something back to the animals. I have drafted some ideas how to re-invest potential incomes from social media to local shelters/supporting vets/medicine and the like. Seeing our two cats and how they have everything (and even more) it is heartbreaking to see animals in pain/abandoned/super bad conditions. Keep this up and hopefully you can inspire more people to follow your example!

    Dream & Diamond CatsDream & Diamond Cats8 months ago
  • I got your poster and book

    Idk IdkIdk Idk11 months ago
  • I'm on the verge of tears with every one of your videos from all the cuteness and love. I looked at your book and Amazon told me that people usually buy with it pens, syringes, rubber nipples, heat pads and snuggle kitties and I was like hell yeah!! You go kitten fosterers!!! I'm allergic but will soon be undergoing a desensitization process. I can't wait to kick allergy's butt and one day foster cats or kittens!

    Elsa LabouretElsa Labouret11 months ago
  • I love the eye love the sneak peek

    Owl WorldOwl World11 months ago
  • Iโ€™m so happy you have a book for me too

    Owl WorldOwl World11 months ago
  • Oh my gosh I want this for rabbits. I'mma rabbit lady ๐Ÿ˜Š Well, and cats too of course! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    TheRowanAnimal_LoverTheRowanAnimal_Lover11 months ago
  • 1.they are cute. 2.they are very fluffy 3.they have a lot of love to give 4.they have a LOT of energy. 5.they need you to help them grow into beautiful cats. adopt kittens today to have a cute furry friend for life.

    Roei TalRoei TalYear ago
  • 0:26 Kitten Lady: "...to help the tiniest felines in our big big world." Kitten on the left: "Thank you, foster mum!" * gives her a kiss *

    Johnlock4everJohnlock4everYear ago
  • We have fostered 8 cats, but our first bottle baby has just been neutered and will be leaving us in the next few days. Due to circumstances, we can't be foster failures, but sending him on is tugging at my heart. Too bad open adoptions aren't common for cats.

    Laura RobertsLaura RobertsYear ago
  • How often do I have to be home to foster a kitten?

    Elena WhettenElena WhettenYear ago
  • I'm looking forward to this summer when I will be fostering my first litter!

    Nowylover!Nowylover!Year ago
  • You have inspired me to foster me and my brother are currently fostering a kitten and we are just kids and when I read the book I was like wow I cant believe I am helping animals and also opening more space at the shelter

    ifykykifykykYear ago
  • Thanks so much. A mom cat living on our property. Abandoned her baby's. And then all got sick and died but one. And I've been raising her. So this helps so Thanks

    Lu LuLu LuYear ago
  • Me: Is a grown adult Also me: I'm totally asking for that book for Christmas

    Talia LombardoTalia LombardoYear ago
  • More Catchelorette?

    Nitty GrittyNitty GrittyYear ago
  • Too smarty kitties

    Raja ManoharRaja ManoharYear ago
  • My kitten is purring so loud in my neck that I can barely hear it ๐Ÿ™ˆ blessed

    nemar boonemar booYear ago
  • Hey, but if you are an adult, Hannah Shaw's "Tiny but Mighty" belongs on the coffee table.

    Scott WeissScott WeissYear ago
  • My career path is chosen ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ขi love cats and all animals . I would do ANYTHING to save at least a dozen of them all animals need love food and warmth and its up to us humans who destroy their world and habitats to save them . So please is wanting a pet please adopt one do not buy one because there are soo many animals who do not have a home. I really appreciate it if you read this far . Thank you and have a nice day๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜ธ๐Ÿ˜ธ

    Sheema SanthoshSheema SanthoshYear ago
  • I'm glad there are people doing this. I did it for years, before ankylosing spondylitis and arachnoiditis overtook me. Now, I have two kitties taking care of me. Kittens are my favorite thing on this earth. Their curiosity and personalities intrigue me, while their capacity to love seems unbound by the laws of nature if you love them first.

    Mr. EMr. EYear ago
  • hi kitten lady! Quick question! I have a kitten who is about 3 months old and we rescued her about a week ago and she is such a sweet girl, the only problem is sometimes she will use the litter box and sometimes she won't. I clean it out each time she uses it so its always clean for her but sometimes (maybe 2 or 3 times a day) she will poop on the bathroom rug. What are some things I can do to teach her to always use the litter box? :(

    foxiimedicfoxiimedicYear ago
  • Iโ€™m a sanitation worker she lives around the trucks I worry she may be run over

    Chad CaldwellChad CaldwellYear ago
  • I wish you could save them all thereโ€™s a kitty in Florida that needs you

    Chad CaldwellChad CaldwellYear ago
    • She can't save the cat but maybe you can! If you see a cat in need do something - you may be the only hope the cat has.

      LaDene MayvilleLaDene MayvilleYear ago
  • Hannah, congratulations! You re really a Angel in this World!!!

    Carola wegeCarola wegeYear ago
  • Hey Kitten lady! Just found your videos on the DIY winter homes as I have a dump off at my house and he won't come in. I do rescues in Lewiston Utah, small farm area of 1100-ish people, we get drop offs a lot out here, just wanted to say thank you for all you do!

    David EskewDavid EskewYear ago
  • Your makeup looks phenomenal Hannah. Love that color lipstick on you.

    Liesl SlemLiesl SlemYear ago
  • My 15 week old kitten got out yesterday morning. Any tips on finding him?

    SwagishPugSwagishPugYear ago
    • @Sarah Rodriguez We put up fliers and put some on everyone's door. We even offered a $400 reward, but still no luck. He was only with us for 29 days when he got out, so I think it's unlikely that he'll find his way home.

      SwagishPugSwagishPugYear ago
    • SwagishPug I have a 1 yr old cat who always escapes (heโ€™s sneaky) out the front door, but I keep food out and he always comes home after a few days of being โ€œfreeโ€. Hopefully yours will find his way home or someone finds him. Iโ€™d definitely put out fliers just in case someone picks him up. I hope you find him ๐Ÿ˜ข

      Sarah RodriguezSarah RodriguezYear ago
  • Yay! Congratulations Hannah!

    margarita perezmargarita perezYear ago
  • Because of your videos, I successfully saved an orphan kitten :D

    SpottedwillowWHSpottedwillowWHYear ago
  • Love kitten lady

    Terri SilviaTerri SilviaYear ago
  • Adopting a kitty has one big drawback....a person can't help loving kitties. I am now living with seven kitties. No more!!!!

    TeacheringTeacheringYear ago
  • 0:27 Kitten kiss!

    SilverhawkSilverhawkYear ago
  • Got mine yesterday

    Joanne AschenbachJoanne AschenbachYear ago
  • kitten lady i love them apple is so CUTE!!!!!!btw i miss jelly....

    jayh is gay loljayh is gay lolYear ago
  • Hey! My family fosters kittens! We have 5 eight week old kittens and their mama. We have had them since they were born. It is really fun. Thank you for the tips.

    Hugo and His Furry FriendsHugo and His Furry FriendsYear ago
  • could you teach about Ragdoll cats

    DJ The Weirdo PersonDJ The Weirdo PersonYear ago
  • What a great video! I hope to help in your effort to save kittens soon in my area!

    Frankie and CompanyFrankie and CompanyYear ago
  • Uh ,thanks for the advertisement,but you could have thrown in some cat footage. Meow!๐Ÿ˜บ

    Gordon BuchanGordon BuchanYear ago
  • People use the word journey too damned much.

    Lee BanningLee BanningYear ago
  • Hannah! Please please please do a segment on how to come to terms with separating kittens you fostered from their siblings, or also their mother if she was there too. Or taking all of the mothers kids from her, or too many. Even if placing them in pairs, Iโ€™m torn up about the permanent separation from the others they are not placed with.

    63 Rambler63 RamblerYear ago
  • I am so happy to have found this channel and I hope I can foster kittens soon

    Bri AvilaBri AvilaYear ago
  • 6. Kittens are baby

    Samuel HensonSamuel HensonYear ago
  • Two roads : adoption ? Or Kepping ?

    Vlad gradinaruVlad gradinaruYear ago
  • What color of lipstick are you wearing? It's so pretty and flattering on you.

    NANAYear ago
  • I love you

    I suck At drawing ytI suck At drawing ytYear ago
  • Congrats Hannah!

    Alicja BednarczukAlicja BednarczukYear ago
  • I absolutely love your channel done and done subscribed and notifications are on I think your channel is very important about a year ago we found a very small kitten alone in our backyard so we took it inside and named it max,max looked exactly like the kitten at 0:13 we were gonna take him to the vet the next morning (it was like 12:00am when we found him) so we took him in and they said heโ€™s to small to do any test and they didnโ€™t tell us how to exactly treat a kitten so small so my sister bought kitten formula and a little container to give him the food we wrapped him up in a blanket and let him sleep kept him as warm as possible but sadly he past away before he could even open his eyes so I came to this channel so I know what to do next time if we ever experience that again so thank you Kitten lady for your help and advice love you and apple โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ and Iโ€™ll go order that book

    Iโ€™m the burger catIโ€™m the burger catYear ago
  • Kitten lady I need your help my cat she gave birth to 4 kittens. At first she was feeding them milk but later on she is not feeding them milk. One of the kitten died due this and others are also losing their wait so fast, they are hungry whole day and night. My kitten nails are big so my cat got lots of scratches on her belly and nipple area. Please help me I don't know what to do. Like this comment so that she can see it...!

    Atulika pandeyAtulika pandeyYear ago
    • atulika pandey Iโ€™m not a expert but try giving them a formula for kittens so they can at least put some weight in

      Iโ€™m the burger catIโ€™m the burger catYear ago
  • My wife have raised a couple of kittens using a bottle. One kitten was approx. a day or so old and now he weighs 30 lbs. The only problem we have encountered was, they like to bite and the big male has some south American jaguar undie in him, or so sez our vet. And this gives him a large bite. What can we do? Are those tats on your arms? A friend has lots of tats but she had them done to cover burn scars.

    T.M.H.T.M.H.Year ago
  • About a month and a half ago I started fostering3 kittens, one was already neutered but needed to be tamed since he was extremely feisty, then there was a little girl and boy that were about 6-7 weeks old. Everything was going great and even the oldest kitten that we called Jammie was becoming more tame. after a couple weeks the little girl got sick but we didn't notice it in time and when we got the vet she got a distemper test and it came out positive. She ended up having the get euthanized. the next day we knew the little boy would have had it but Jammie didn't have it since he already was tested and got the shot. We brought the little boy ( Ian ) to the vet and we were planning on having him euthanized since the lady we worked with said it would be the right thing since he was showing signs of distemper. The vet ended up having us give our own cats another distemper shot eve though none of them needed a new vaccine and had us put Ian on IV fluids since she said he was " to healthy to put down". the next day in the afternoon my mom was holding the poor kitten and 10 minutes later he pasted away. On the bright side Jammie now has a wonderful home and is a pretty much a normal playful kitten! We aren't able to foster for another 2-3 years now. It wasn't the best first time fostering but it was a learning lesson at least and 1 kitten is still alive. Also its sad to think that they were gonna send Jammie back to the streets since they had clipped his ear already.

    SnowyFox2112SnowyFox2112Year ago
  • Mine just came today ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—

    Natasha DankovichNatasha DankovichYear ago
  • I just successfully fostered two kittens I found on my walk home. Note: I am retired and living in Guanajuato, Mexico. The kittens were approximately 4 weeks old. Eyes were still blue, weaned, but still wobbly and uncoordinated. It was a good feeling to see them grow strong and capable. They went to their forever home last Friday and are being spoiled rotten.

    Sue MSue MYear ago
  • Badger pics! The original Kitten Burrito. ๐Ÿ’•I would love to see a reunion someday between Badger and foster mom. I bet he remembers her.

    Andrew BarchengerAndrew BarchengerYear ago
  • My copy arrived today but it's at my apartment office until I can go get it. I'm going to gift it to my soon-to-be kitten's foster mom. ๐Ÿ’•

    jfiorello68jfiorello68Year ago
  • tl;dr buy my book.

    Pan Darius KairosPan Darius KairosYear ago
  • God will bless you kitten lady! People like you make this a better place to be!

    Barbara WeilbacherBarbara WeilbacherYear ago
  • As an educator of young students, I would like to congratulate you on your kitten book! I find the new utube sneak peek to be a great introduction. As always, you have added to the wealth of information we all need to foster and protect kittens and cats.

    Sharon SimonSharon SimonYear ago
  • You go Kitten Lady! Encouraging and enabling young animal advocates!

    FraxinusFraxinusYear ago
  • Someone can help me? Today I found two newborns on the rain, hours of life, couldn't find their mother. I pick them up and I'm taking care, they are warm and dry now, they drink their formula fine, but I don't know if they are full. I gave 1cc 3 hours ago and 1,2cc now. Is that ok? They are sneazing a little and I'm afraid that the rain was too much for them...

    Moon_Child00Moon_Child00Year ago
    • @Goldybays oh and thank you ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜Š

      Moon_Child00Moon_Child00Year ago
    • @Goldybays Tomorow I'll try to put them with a mother cat from here. I don't know if she will accept them but I will try. I can keep taking care of them, but I have never take care for 1 day old cat. Usually 5 or up. They are doing very well. I hope they survive

      Moon_Child00Moon_Child00Year ago
    • Just make sure to keep them at their average temp, maybe try and see if you have any local shelters that are prepared to take on newborn kittens, and if you cant or want to handle them yourself, get a heating pad If you dont have one already. I'm not sure on the food levels, but I'd check out kitten ladies video on different age levels of kittens to find out.

      GoldybaysGoldybaysYear ago
  • Currently fostering a mama cat and her three 2 week old kittens!

    Meredith HicksMeredith HicksYear ago
  • omg I love๐Ÿ’•โค๐Ÿ’•you

  • Why do kittens twitch their ears with happiness when they're on the bottle? Is it somehow connected to the way they're gulping down milk? It's adorable!

    Charlie RadfordCharlie RadfordYear ago
  • Love this so much!!

    ava i thinkava i thinkYear ago
  • Hey can anyone in America adopt a black female kitten in Petco please

    Maria AlmanzaMaria AlmanzaYear ago
  • awwwww! I want to one day foster kittens!!!

    Feather BeautifulFeather BeautifulYear ago
  • Ugh.. Who wouldn't enjoy these facts! Thank you.๐Ÿ™

    ๐Ÿ…บ๐Ÿ…ฐ๐Ÿ†ˆ๐Ÿ…บ๐Ÿ…ฐ๐Ÿ†ˆYear ago
  • Hello community I have question. A kitten appeared trapped on the top of one the walls of my backyard 3 days ago. I've fed her and have taken care of her. However I am allergic to cats and she currently lives in my backyard. I want to keep her as a pet, but physical contact needs to be limited and her accesing the house wouldnt be possible. I noticed that whenever I enter back to the house after playing with her she starts crying and has even crawled up the windows trying to access in. My backyard it is quite big and does have a free access to the streets but she hasnt left or wounder out. She likes to play with the bushes and trees, and spend her time hunting lizards and flys. I can tell she seems happy overall with the exeptions of her crying for a couple of minutes when i walk out. My question is. Is it ok for me to take it as a pet if physical conntact needs to be limited (such as huging her or petting her with hand)? Is it ok if she lives in the back yard? Will she eventually become a community cat since she can have access to the streets? Do I need to block her way out to the streets? Or would it be more convenient to give her for adoption?

    Omar AvilesOmar AvilesYear ago
    • Omar Aviles I suggest you keep her in the back yard with food and water you donโ€™t want health problems with you and donโ€™t put her up for adoption sheโ€™ll miss you and if itโ€™s cold outside you might have to bring her in but keep her in the bathroom at least maybe buy a collor and leash so she could go out but have to come back in because you donโ€™t want her to be way to cold

      Iโ€™m the burger catIโ€™m the burger catYear ago
  • I wouldโ€™ve ADORED a book like this as a kid! I canโ€™t thank you enough for writing it! This will also help normalize the act of fostering! If we teach kids that fostering (IE, raising an animal to then give away) is normal, and a good satisfying job, there might be less people scared of sending away their fosters to forever homes

    Miranda HuffMiranda HuffYear ago
  • i just adopted a teeny tiny black kitten named Chester and if it weren't for my friend who fostered him he would have died

    Lela CaseyLela CaseyYear ago
  • I just lost my 11 year old cat yesterday and Iโ€™ve been thinking about maybe in a bit when Iโ€™m ready, to take in some foster kittens. Iโ€™m taking this video as a sign that I should do it (although not yet as Iโ€™m still mourning my best friend...)

    BlazeZBlazeZYear ago
  • Si know I am buying it at Barnes and nobles ๐Ÿ˜‹

    Emma BemmaEmma BemmaYear ago
  • I'm buying this for my niece. Get her started on that animal-loving life nice and early!

    Tales From the PipesTales From the PipesYear ago
  • Forget kids (jk) all the copies I'm going to buy are going to adults

    Alex FAlex FYear ago
  • I tried fostering a family once. The mother got adopted and the kittens are still living with me - they are now 6 years...

    Birgitta ZandhersBirgitta ZandhersYear ago
    • that's a beautiful story. so glad you made them your fur babies

      karron lanekarron lane11 months ago
  • Hi kitten lady! I've recently started fostering abandoned neonatal kittens. I've been following all your videos and they've been helping me so much! Recently one of the kittens sadly passed away and I've been having trouble with the other not pooping. I stimulate before and after every feeding but nothing seems to help. I haven't found any information on how to help him regarding his age. He's been peeing and is very active still but I'm becoming a little worried because his last one was early Sunday morning and it seemed really hard. If you have any tips and tricks I can use it would be appreciated! Thank you for all your hard work and great videosโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

    k lovesk lovesYear ago
  • Congratulations on the book! :) I just have to ask, is the adoption age eight weeks in the US? In Sweden it's illegal to give kittens away before twelve weeks.

    Laidi KirstaLaidi KirstaYear ago
    • Trodde det var en rekommendation? Eller??? Kรคnner mig lรคtt fรถrvirrad. ๐Ÿ˜

      Birgitta ZandhersBirgitta ZandhersYear ago
  • I heard you were going to be in San Diego!

    Tamm RogerTamm RogerYear ago
  • I am also a kid and I take care of them

    Kitty-Cat VlogsKitty-Cat VlogsYear ago
  • I foster kittens but not bottle babies

    Kitty-Cat VlogsKitty-Cat VlogsYear ago
  • Aww kittens just always makes everything better ๐Ÿ˜

    Jezebel von TexJezebel von TexYear ago
  • I really wanted to help Iand I want the book

    Sunny EclipseSunny EclipseYear ago
  • i really wish that i could help save the lives of kittens but my parents donโ€™t want another cat in the household. it sucks.

    dobby the catdobby the catYear ago
  • Hannah... that was very raw and very informative and interesting. Thank you for the info๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

    ElzaElzaYear ago
  • If I lived near the Kitten Lady I would invent excuses to stop by every day just to play with the kittens.

    A SA SYear ago
  • ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

    Caverna do DiaboCaverna do DiaboYear ago
  • ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’

    Lidia TrestLidia TrestYear ago
  • Kitten Lady = one of my fave humans !!!!!

    Loulou La Petite RenardeLoulou La Petite RenardeYear ago
  • Thank you for all you do for cats

    KLeighKLeighYear ago
  • you're the best!

    skylar honeyskylar honeyYear ago
  • Let's show the kitten lady how much we love her and please subscribe to her USworlds channel

    Robert GuajardoRobert GuajardoYear ago
  • I couldn't do what you do ... no way I'd let go of a kitten I've raised, it'd be with me for a lifetime ... keep doing what you do, it's great work.

    AvangionQAvangionQYear ago

    Aim17Aim17Year ago
  • In the last clip, the kitten was like " Hey mom..Don't tell me you just kissed me in front of our viewers..

    Sudeeptha SSudeeptha SYear ago
  • I would become a cat lady as I would keep and protect them all

    mrapp24mrapp24Year ago
  • *Please help us spread the channel to a wider audience You can help us and street animals by recommending the channel to your friends and relatives*

    LinaMiaLinaMiaYear ago