Three times a day is recommended.
9) How long do kittens stay in the mother’s pouch? They leave when they are ready to be weaned, usually around 5 weeks of age. Kittens that survive this period will be stronger and healthier than those who were kept too long with their mothers. Most stray cats have been known to go 2-3 years without being spayed or neutered which makes them even more susceptible to disease and aggression from other animals including dogs, wildlife and people.