When do kittens open their eyes?
Your beloved cat has given birth to several kittens, and you wait not to wait until you can see their eyes! Do not worry, you will not have to wait long.
So when do the kittens open their eyes? By 12-14 days after birth, all kittens have eyes already open. But these are still poorly adjusted eyes, the sight of the kittens will be turbid, and it takes time for the cat's eyes to grow stronger. Approximately to the third week after a birth at kittens sight and hearing are already well developed.
Eyes may open a little earlier or a little laterthe above-mentioned period. Many factors influence this. So, if the kittens live in a dark place, their eyes will open faster. If the newborn kittens are surrounded by bright light, then their eyes can open a little later. Also at the time of opening their eye can affect the genetic predisposition, derived from parents, and the age of the mother.
It should be noted that at birth in kittensthere is not only sight, but also hearing. It takes time for them to form, and this is just the three first weeks after birth. But the kittens are well developed touch and smell, so they easily find my mother's nipples and drink milk.
What can be done to make the eyes of the kittensopened up quickly? Have patience, fully feed your cat, because this depends on the quality of milk, which she feeds her kittens, and arrange a cat's house in a darkened place. Sincere care for your pets will help to grow strong, healthy and beautiful kittens.