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Kittens must be at least 12 weeks old to be separated from their mother. The should not be taken away any earlier.

'The mother's 'milk contains a fatty acid called DHA. This makes up a large portion of the brain. It encourages healthy mental and emotional development as well as healthy vision. Kitten foods don't contain as much DHA as mama's milk.' So it is VERY Important they stay with their mother till 8-12weeks.

Also, when giving away a kitten or any pet for that matter; Provide information about That type of animal, to the New owner. (a brochure, a list, a website..) Any stranger can take an animal & not understand it's needs and such.

Such as: (Needs, How they behave, what's normal & what is not, what may be poisonous to them..etc.)

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