How Long Does A Newborn Kitten Need A Heating Pad?

· The average kitten is born at a temperature of 99.5 degrees Farenheit, and needs to be kept warm for about one week. If the mother cat has been spaying or neutered she will already know that her kittens need warmth and humidity to survive. She may not like leaving them in the cardboard box (which is good) but give it a try…she’ll come back when they are ready!

The average kitten is born at a temperature of 99.5 degrees Farenheit, and needs to be kept warm for about one week. If the mother cat has been spaying or neutered she will already know that her kittens need warmth and humidity to survive. She may not like leaving them in the cardboard box (which is good) but give it a try…she’ll come back when they are ready! · Heat pads: An easy way to keep your new baby kitten warm with no electricity needed….see our “How To” page here: http://www.petcaretips4u2-nyc .com/how_to_keep_kittens_warm/g oogle=pla n&q uery =heatp ads%3 A heat pad can be purchased from most pet stores such as Petco or Walmart , you can also make your own by placing an old cotton pillowcase inside two socks which have been cut up into small pieces so there are holes throughout both layers(the sock part). Place this pad