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Can 2 Week Old Kittens Drink Water?

No, two-week-old kittens typically do not need to drink water as they receive hydration from their mother’s milk.

During this stage, their primary source of nourishment should come from nursing. It is important to ensure that the mother cat has access to fresh water at all times, as she needs to stay hydrated to produce milk for her kittens.

As the kittens grow older and start weaning, around 3 to 4 weeks of age, they can gradually be introduced to a shallow dish of water alongside their kitten food, but it’s essential to monitor their ability to lap up water properly.