Our 5 week old kittens started KMR 2nd step formula 5 days ago and have…

Our 5 week old kittens started KMR 2nd step formula 5 days ago and have had diarrhea since then. We started giving them a 1:3 ratio then changed to 1:2 to try to help, to no avail. They are active alert and playful. What can we do ?

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Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

HI Nicole, I love Dr. Magnifico’s answers…. We have had the same results with our rescue org with the KMR second step. Just stick with the original first one,,,,you can start adding a blob of kitten canned food to it and put in a shallow bowl…at 5 weeks they should be starting to eat on their own vs bottle..Dunno why but the second step seems to cause this, and it also smells horrible. Adjust the formula to be less and less and they’ll be on can kitten and no KMR very soon. Add some crunchy kitten food too free choice… Read more »