Animal Services' Kitten Cuddlers program provides training on bottle feeding and the general care of newborn kittens. Kitten Cuddlers also receive newborn kitten care kits that include heating pads, feeding bottles and kitten milk replacer. The kittens will be scheduled for veterinary visits to receive booster vaccines and general wellness care until they reach adoption age.
''Abandoned newborn kittens are an unfortunate rite of spring and we need the help of the community,'' said Alex Muñoz, Director of Miami-Dade Animal Services. ''Engaging and empowering the community to play an active role is a key component of our lifesaving efforts.''
When kittens are adoption ready, they'll find new homes through one of Animal Services many lifesaving programs and events, like HOPE Express adoption events, the Petco Adoption Center in partnership with Miami-Dade Animal Services in South Miami, adoptions at designated Petsmart locations or they may even head north to adoption guaranteed centers through the transport program.
If you are interested, contact the Foster Coordinator for more information.Kitten Cuddlers