Animal Welfare Professionals

  • 1.  Surro-Kitty Feeders for Neonatals

    Posted 11-03-2021 01:39 PM
    This product recently peeked our interest but we don't know much about it's pro/cons and practical use for neonatal kittens in a municipal shelter environment. 

    Does anyone have any experience or feedback with these? 
    http://www.wholefulpet.com/order/
    Youtube 

    It says it's compatible with miracle nipples which is a product we love. 

    Thanks in advance!
    #FosterPrograms
    #Medicine,SurgeryandSterilization

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    Marissa Johnston
    Harris County Pets
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  • 2.  RE: Surro-Kitty Feeders for Neonatals

    Posted 11-04-2021 06:46 AM
    I tried something similar years ago.  I don't know how Mom does it, but infants seem to have trouble staying latched to  the nipple.  We found that with gadget keeping them attached was impossible. I found that teaching myself to hold two bottles was better. It might be better for older infants.

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    Verlene Leonardo
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  • 3.  RE: Surro-Kitty Feeders for Neonatals

    Posted 29 days ago
    Hi!
    Unfortunately, we also found that many kittens didn't like it. The biggest downside for us, though, is that these get really nasty inside, really fast - and they're incredibly difficult to clean, much less sanitize in between litters. 
    Xena Rivers
    Neonatal Foster Recruitment Lead
    Austin Pets Alive!

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    Xena Rivers
    Austin Pets Alive!
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