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Newborn Russian Blue Kittens: Complete Guide for New Owners!

Newborn Russian blue kittens are majestic and cute little mammals. If you’re looking for a very sweet, gentle pet, these little ones are perfect! In this article, we’ll be discussing how to care for and nurture newborn Russian Blue kittens, what to feed them and how to properly take care of them.

Weighing around 2-5 pounds when they’re born (though males will usually grow slightly larger), newborn Russian blue kittens need lots of love and attention from their new owners. They should be given access to litter boxes right away; the litter box should also be cleaned daily with soap and water or an appropriate cleaner. Kittens can eat wet food formula mixed with canned kitten food at this age but it’s best not to give them solid foods until they’re a little older. And of course, their paws should be kept clean and nails trimmed, because at this age they will have begun to chew on things!

Newborn Russian Blue kittens need lots of love and attention from their new owners, so you’ll want to spend extra time with them every day.

What to expect when you Adopt a Newborn Russian Blue Kitten?

A newborn russian blue fits in a person's hand.

When you adopt a newborn kitten or get one from a breeder, there are a few things you can expect. First of all, newborn kittens need to be fed every two to three hours. They should also be watered frequently. In addition, newborn kittens need a lot of sleep. They will usually sleep for eighteen to twenty hours per day. You should also keep an eye on your kitten’s development milestones.

From three to seven weeks, newborn kittens should learn how to socialize with other cats and slowly adjust to their environment. From eight to twelve weeks, newborns should learn how to groom themselves.

Also, be sure you have all of the necessary supplies for your newborn kitten before bringing them home. Make sure you have a water bowl, food dish, bedding, litter box or pan with low sides for easier access, cat carrier or cage if you plan on transporting your kitten somewhere outside of the house, toys for your kitten to play with, the enzymatic cleaner used specifically for pet areas.

It is important that any existing pets are familiarized with one another slowly. You can do this by keeping them in separate rooms and keeping a close eye on their behavior. This way, you can better understand the situation and prevent any problems from occurring. You should also have your newborn kitten checked by a veterinarian immediately after bringing them home.

When you first bring your newborn Russian blue kittens home, they will sleep for hours every day. In addition, newborns need to eat very often. They will probably be sleeping or eating when you see them at their cutest stage! Of course, newborn Russian Blue kittens are not able to do much else during this time period.

They will need you to watch over them and care for them. For example, newborn Russian Blue kittens are unable to use the bathroom on their own. As newborn kittens grow older, they can begin walking around. At this point, newborn kittens are only able to crawl at most – they cannot walk!

Feeding and Watering Newborn Russian Blue Kittens

Newborn Russian Blue kittens need to be fed and watered every few hours in order to grow and develop properly. Newborn Russian Blue kittens should be given milk replacer or formula until they are six weeks old. After that, they can start to eat solid foods. Newborn kittens also need to be kept warm.

A cute newborn Russian Blue.

Milk replacer is a good substitute for KMR (kitten milk replacement), which is generally made by PetAg or Pet-Agree. It can be found at most pet stores like Petsmart or Petco, it’s very affordable, especially since newborns need to eat about every two hours during the day!

Milk replacers contain all the necessary ingredients to nourish newborn kittens, but of course, a mother’s milk is still the best thing for newborns. Kittens should receive their mother’s milk until they are around 8 weeks old (if the mother is present). Newborn Russian Blue kittens should only leave the safe care of their mother at around 8 weeks old.

Newborn Russian Blue kittens should be fed with a kitten bottle that is designed for newborn kittens. The nipple holes are much smaller so newborns can suckle the milk more easily. Kittenbottles with big holes can drown or aspirate newborn Russian Blue kittens so you need to be extra careful.

It’s important to have two newborn bottles on hand, so one can be used while the other is being washed. There are plenty of washable newborn bottles out there!

Bottles with small caps are great because they don’t need to be warmed before feeding the kitten. If you use a microwave-safe dish and warm it in there, you run the risk of getting water inside your bottle which could cause problems when feeding your baby. If possible, always try to avoid microwaving newborn bottles.

You’ll need to make mixtures of kitten formula if the newborn is still too small for solid foods. Try mixing warm water (not boiling), milk replacer powder, and some baby rice cereal together until you get a loose paste-like consistency. You can serve this mixture to newborns that are only on milk replacement. Once they’re already on solids, mix some formula with slightly runny oatmeal (not instant) until smooth like pancake batter. Warm up the mixture in a bottle so it’s warm when feeding time comes around!

How to care for your new Kitten?

When you bring home newborn Russian Blue kittens, it’s important to be prepared to care for them properly. Caring for neonatal kittens is a round-the-clock effort, but it can be done if you put in the time and dedication. You have to get up throughout the night because these little babies need feedings; they’re just like human babies when caring for them! But keep in mind that growing up faster than humans means we don’t do these full months at once – so there will always seem sleepless nights with worry mixed into every now then moments of joy during their development stages as well.

A cute russian blue baby.

There are many aspects involved: getting food stocked on hand (not an easy task!), cleaning cages daily, or giving fresh water.

Here are some tips on how to do that:

  • Make sure you have a litter box and enough litter for the kitten to use. He may not be able to get to the box right away, so put it in an easily accessible spot.
  • Kittens need food and water. You can either buy kitten food or mix up a formula of milk and water. Be sure to give the kitten fresh water every day.
  • Kittens need lots of love and attention. Spend time playing with him and cuddling him. This will help him feel comfortable in his new home.
  • If you have other pets in your home, be sure they’re spayed and neutered. Make sure everyone is getting along before you bring the newborn kitten into your home.
  • If possible, have a vet that’s familiar with newborn kittens check them out as soon as you bring them into your home.

In some cases, cats may face hardships such as mortality rates which have been estimated at 40%. However, these animals are capable enough not just to survive but thrive with love from those who choose them! If you follow these steps for newborn Russian blue kittens, you will soon have a new best friend!

Common Kitten health problems and How to prevent them?

One of the most important things that new owners need to be aware of is common newborn Russian Blue kittens’ health problems and how to prevent them. Some of the most common health problems include:


This can be caused by many things, such as a change in diet, stress, or a parasite. To prevent diarrhea, make sure your kitten is eating a balanced diet and is not stressed out. If diarrhea persists, take your kitten to the vet.

Upper Respiratory Infections:

These are caused by viruses and can be treated with antibiotics. To help prevent respiratory infections, keep your kitten’s environment clean and free of dust and other allergens.


These can be prevented by regularly deworming your kitten. Symptoms of worms include vomiting and diarrhea, as well as anorexia and weight loss. To deworm your kitten, take them to the vet.


This is similar to pink eye in humans and can be caused by bacteria or a virus. It’s easily treated with antibiotics and eye drops; however, if left untreated it can lead to blindness. If you notice your newborn kitten has swollen eyes and/or discharge from their eyes, you should take them to the vet immediately!

Retained baby teeth:

Sometimes newborn Russian Blue kittens are born with some of their milk teeth still attached to their gums. Normally these milk teeth will fall out on their own but sometimes they need to be removed by the vet.

Umbilical Hernia:

This is when newborn kittens have a hole in their belly button that may or may not close on its own. If you notice your newborn kitten has an umbilical hernia, take them to the vet.

Kitten Leukemia:

This is a type of cancer that’s transmittable from a kitten to a kitten, just like feline aids. It’s easily treatable but highly contagious, so it’s important to get kittens tested for this condition ASAP if they haven’t already been vaccinated!

It’s extremely important to make sure your newborn Russian blue kittens are taken care of properly and are well socialized with people, especially children. By raising them properly, owning one of these gentle kittens can be an extremely rewarding experience!

If you’re interested in learning more about Russian Blue cats and various aspects related to them, we recommend visiting our site – World of Russian Blue for more similar content!

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