During the spring and summer—also known as “kitten season” to shelters and rescues—pregnant cats, nursing mothers, and kittens overwhelm facilities across the nation. Shelters have to take extra measures to protect young kittens from exposure to germs, and must provide them with a series of vaccinations, plus high-quality nutrition and proper deworming, to keep those mewing fuzz balls healthy.
ANIMAL SHELTERING: Vol. 2010
, Article 6.
Available at: https://animalstudiesrepository.org/animshel/vol2010/iss4/6